How being "humbitious" can help land a new job

05/30/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Job seekers should balance their skills with what employers are looking for during interviews, career coach Miriam Salpeter writes in this blog post. Salpeter cites advice from youth-leadership development coach Tim Elmore, suggesting that candidates be confident but open to learning skills at a new job. In addition, they should be casual but formal during the interview and convey both ambition and humility. "Many call this balance 'humbitious,' meaning humble yet ambitious. It's a rare skill set," Elmore said.

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