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How to make the most of opportunities to further your career

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14:30 PM | 23 May 2014
by Jim Compton-hall
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Are you making the most of the opportunities you get? We've put together some tips to make sure you're not wasting your chances.

You may have read our article about how to approach companies for jobs or internships. But now that you're out there talking to professionals and bagging interviews, how do you make the most out of those opportunities? Here's a few tips for you.

Always ask questions

Going to an interview? An industry talk? A networking session? Always be prepared to ask questions. Asking questions will make you appear more interested than everyone else, make you more memorable in a crowd and make talking to someone much easier. 

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