I sat through nearly two days of interviews this week. And, as so often, was amazed by how much people like to talk – and what they shared!
Surely the most valuable thing to learn in life (and certainly in interviews) is that the most important and influential thing you can ever do is stop talking; all the time you’re talking, you’re basically draining the interview panel’s energy away!
We all want to talk; but if you want to get a job, in the words of the otherwise flawed Aaron Burr, from the wonderful Broadway musical ‘Hamilton‘:
“Talk less; smile more…”