Writing down both your personal and professional accomplishments and interests and compiling them into "The Story of You" is an effective way to develop an argument for why someone should hire you. This is what Peggy Klaus teaches in her book, "Brag! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It"( Warner Business Books, $13.95). When asked by an interviewer to talk about yourself, don't shy away from your personality when delivering the parts of your tale that will impress and entertain.
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