Most hiring managers do not conduct interviews for a living—which means, unsurprisingly, that many of them are terrible at it. Whether you get a taciturn interviewer who only asks two questions or the inexperienced manager who spends way too much time focusing on your college years, knowing how to handle the rogue person on the other side of the table is a nice skill to have.
So, the question is: How do you get a bad meeting back on the right track? Here’s a three-step plan for preventing an ill-prepared interviewer from derailing your shot at a job.
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