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[TechRepublic] 10 ways to be liked in your job interview

July 17, 2009

10 ways to be liked in your job interview

IT CareerEveryone wants to make a good impression in job interviews. But did you know that too much smiling or asking too many unrelated questions can circumvent that goal? Career blogger Toni Bowers looks at interviewing tips -- what are yours?

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