There seems to be a trend happening in the United States and Europe right now. More and more employees are looking for more autonomy in their professional lives. Books like The Four Hour Workweek where Timothy Ferriss discusses his journey to a life of minimal work and mini-retirements all over the globe are starting to crop up everywhere. Blogs like Mr. Money Mustache, where MMM teaches the laws of frugality and minimalism that helped him retire at age 30, are becoming more popular as well. For example, MMM’s site had over 2,000,000 views in just the first year of its existence alone.
By now you’ve probably heard the term that has become associated with Tim Ferriss and his famous book the 4-hour work week – outsourcing. Outsourcing has come to encompass a whole range of activities, but the basic idea is to leverage your time by becoming a manager of others, and then paying them to do tasks so you don’t have to.
When you consider how many people might be competing for the same position, it becomes extra important to nail that interview. How you handle the interview can mean the difference between getting hired and looking for yet another interview.
When it comes to the job hunt, few things are more important than the interview. You want your interview show the prospective employer that you are the person for the job. Are you prepared so that your interview will accomplish what you want it to?