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Top 5 Tips To Take Control In Your Next Interview

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Interviews aren't typically scripted so they don't always go as planned. Don't fret - we've got you covered with our top 5 tips to help you succeed!

#1: KEEP IT SIMPLE:

Stick to high-level explanations that non-industry individuals can understand.

 

#2: AVOID JARGON:

Avoid industry jargon and acronyms. Keep your interview “user-friendly”

Related post: Lost in Translation? Don't Get Hung up on Jargon

 

#3: DON’T TELL, SELL (or maybe a combo)

Tell your audience - educate them about your firm and products. Build your brand and get your name out there but don't get lost in your facts.

Sell to your audience - get your story out there, persuade and attract investors. How will your product help them? How will they benefit? 

 

#4: BRIDGE TO YOUR MESSAGES

No matter what you’re asked, practice using keywords and phrases to bridge back to your messages   

Related post: Tips to Manage Intrusive Questions in a Media Interview

 

#5: REMEMBER YOUR ABC’s

A – Answer, acknowledge, don’t avoid      

B – Bridging technique within 10 seconds 

C – Core message

D – Deliver full name of fund

E – Express the interviewer’s full name

F – Finish within 30 seconds

 

ABCs

 

Learn more about these tips in our e-book, Controlling Your Interview.

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018 06:37

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