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Your two minutes introduction / Elevator pitch

Are you thinking of attending a trade forum or professional reception? Do you want to prepare for a job interview and the traditional request to "tell me about yourself"? Are you seeking partners for a project? In all these situations, a "two-minute introduction" or elevator pitch is a crucial exercise, and one that requires practice. Your starting "hook" and the quality and clarity of the message you present will give the listener a first impression that is either positive or negative. Skilfully executing this pitch is essential to your interview and may determine its overall success. Done well, it might bring you even further!

How to have successful interviews

It is common belief that one’s recruitment depends on what is said during the interview, and so the verbal exchange tends to be the sole focus. Yet this isn’t completely true. You will find some tips below to be successful in your interviews, and get your internship or job.
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Negociate your salary

If you have a job interview coming up, you’ll want to give yourself the best possible chance of getting the pay you deserve. It’s never easy to talk about pay during an interview—especially when it comes to negotiating your first salary... So we’ve put together some advice to help you get ready.

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