5 Job Interview Tips to Steal From Presidential Candidates
In one telling moment on a January episode of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," presidential candidate Donald Trump submits to a mock job interview.
"I mean, you're running for the biggest job in the world, really the most important job," says Fallon, before picking up a clipboard and asking Trump about his strengths and weaknesses.
It's true. Presidential candidates are, in essence, interviewing for one very big job while their constituents serve as hiring managers and interviewers. "We have this huge search going on for our president," says Cheryl Hyatt, CEO and partner at Hyatt-Fennell, an executive recruiting firm based in Pennsylvania. "And the people of the United States, and those who are voters, are actually playing the role of the search committee."