Instead, try taking a page out of the TED talk movement for your next job interview.
TIP: Spend time reflecting on what is it about dentistry that you feel personally passionate about.
TIP: Prepare a story that teaches your future boss who you are and how you became this person. People are hard wired to remember more about how you made them feel than what you told them, so dont be afraid to be vulnerable.
TIP: Role play various questions you might be asked so you know exactly how you want to respond. Make sure each answer has just the right amount of detail to tell your story without rambling. And then practice practice PRACTICE!
And last but not least,
A job interview IS important. We want to convey passion and possibilities. And at the end, we want our future boss to have that ah-hah moment that we are the answer to their problems.
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