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How to Deflect Difficult Questions in an Interview or Negotiation

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How to Deflect Difficult Questions in an Interview or Negotiation

Harvard Business Review - Brad Bitterly and Maurice E. Schweitzer

Whether it’s in interviews or negotiations, we are frequently asked questions we would rather not answer. An honest answer might weaken our position, compromise our privacy, or disclose sensitive corporate information. Declining to answer might make us look bad, and lying could actually cost us …

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