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PAR STORIES Purpose: To write two (2) PAR stories that may be used in interviews Format: Use a personal letterhead Single-spaced paragraphs Grading: Points: 20 (10 each) Assignment Write two (2) PAR stories that you can use in an interview following the example shown on the back of this assignment. Format it as follows: Your Personal Letterhead PAR STORIES Key Strength No. 1 Interviewer question: What you would say: Problem: Action: Result: Key Strength No. 2 (Same format as above) More tips and model on following pages.
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USING PAR STORIES IN INTERVIEWS PAR Stories 1. Use PAR stories to sell yourself. Problem: What happened? What was the situation? Action: What action did you take? (Mention one of your strengths.) Result: What was the result? 2. Identify two key strengths or attributes and decide on a PAR story that highlights each one. Use these stories in your interviews. PAR Story Example Key Strength No. 1: Excellent team member and leader Interviewer Question: “Tell me about your ability to work in a team setting.” What I would say: PROBLEM In my marketing class, we were given a group assignment to write a marketing plan. I had never done anything like this before and neither had anyone in my group. Our first
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