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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    Interview

    Well im going for my first job interview ever and, would like some advice. Im 17 and this isn't a amazing job its just Pathmark lol.

    Any suggestions?

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    stay calm, be excited about the job but don't go overboard on enthusiasm...you'll do great! good luck!
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    Dress neatly. You don't have to wear a tie or anything, but don't dress like a slob. Khakis and a Polo or button down shirt. Appearance is everything.

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    Just don't be a typical 17 year old and you'll be fine...

    and what the others said might work too... ;-)

    Honestly, just push the fact that your reliable and hard working, ready to do whatever is needed and you'll get it.

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    I would smoke a joint before hand, when you walk in do the moonwalk.

    It will guarentee you the position every time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by XxH0LyWaRsxX
    I would smoke a joint before hand, when you walk in do the moonwalk.

    It will guarentee you the position every time.
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    Do some research (online) about the company. Know what they do and know the lingo. Ask a couple of questions about exactly what your job will be like.

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    And if they ask you if you've ever stolen anything, the correct answer is "No, never" regardless of the truth.

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    I agree with Drew, I never told my boss the truth about anything, none of my bosses, its your duty to lie to women and bosses.
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    lmao you guys are funny. Thanks for all the advice, I'll tell you if I get the job or not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock
    I agree with Drew, I never told my boss the truth about anything, none of my bosses, its your duty to lie to women and bosses.
    I think it's in the Constitution.

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    Look presentable, sound dependable and intelligent (none has to be the truth, though). You just want in. After that it'll be easier.
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    And show up a few minutes before the interview. Should you run late- call ahead to warn them. Responsibility++
    Homer Simpson - "The code of the schoolyard, Marge! The rules that teach a boy to be a man. Let's see. Don't tattle. Always make fun of those different from you. Never say anything, unless you're sure everyone feels exactly the same way you do."
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    there are ways to sit. do not prop head up with hand. make eye contact when talking.
    avoid putting hands behind head (meant to be arrogant).

    there are loads of posture etc that can effect your interview. there probably some sites which discuss body postions and what they mean. i only seen books and Tv programmes on it.

    if you make a mistake at the beginning, carry on as the end of the interview is what they will remember most.
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    Don't lie about your previous work experience or your other work abilities just to impress the boss. That can get you in deep.

    Be honest and remember, being employed is a mutually beneficial position. They're hiring you because they need work done and they benefit from it. You're applying because you need $$ and you benefit from it. Remember this, and you won't be so nervous. It's a deal, not a favor they're doing for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by body
    there are loads of posture etc that can effect your interview. there probably some sites which discuss body postions and what they mean. i only seen books and Tv programmes on it.
    I can think of a few postures I would like to see some interviewed people in. Most of which probably get you a job :evillaugh

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    As others have said, DO NOT LIE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

    Unless they ask you some questions. Then, lie your ass off.
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    Or unless they ask you about stealing. You'd better lie about that.

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    And if they ask you about prostitution you say youre all for it
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    LMAO @ the moonwalk comment

    The best advice I can offer is answer all their questions in depth, tell a story with the answers if possible. If they ask you something like "how are you going to make it into work each day?" don't just say "I'll drive" go into a bit of detail about how you have a reliable source of transportation and stuff.

    They'll usually start off with "so tell me about yourself" this part sucks and you'll usually have no idea what to say. Just think about situations where you solved problems before you go to the interview, you can usually bring them up somewhere and look good.

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