|For many job seekers, practice makes perfect. They memorize common interview questions, polish their responses and leave nothing to chance. After all, who wants to say "Umm&hellip" when asked about their greatest achievement?|
But those automatic, well-rehearsed answers can doom your chances, short-circuiting the opportunity to develop rapport with the person on the other side of the desk. Stories, not sound bites, are what candidates need in order to make an impression and forge powerful connections, according to Ronald Mitchell, CEO and co-founder, GottaMentor.com, a career mentoring Web site.