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How to Sell Yourself in 60 Seconds: Starting and Ending Your Interview

“Tell me about yourself.” Even the most experienced interviewee can struggle with this seemingly simple question. A strong 60-second commercial can set the tone for the interview and describe the benefits to the employer buying the product: YOU! Learn the key attributes to include (and avoid), how to narrow down your experiences, and how to apply the 60-second commercial concept in closing the interview, all of which will set you apart from the competition. 

Peter Leibman

Dr. Leibman is Associate Professor and Director of Student Teaching at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, NY, where enrollment has tripled in the past four years. He was a K−12 school principal and assistant principal—with extensive experience in hiring and supervising teachers. His experience aids him in placing grads in full-time teaching positions in record numbers.

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