Very few people will look you right in the eye and tell you that they love interviewing for jobs -- and those that do are probably lying. We have no idea what the tone of an interview will be, before we're actually in it. The best thing to do is to prepare for every possible contingency.
Even if we're not materialistic people, money is a big part of our lives. It's impossible to have any security without it out -- and security, in turn, allows us to achieve our dreams and have room to be creative. But how much of the green stuff is there on earth?
If you're like most of us, finding out that your job interview has turned into a day-long affair will cycle you through just about every single one of Kubler-Ross's stages of grief: first, there will be disbelief, then rage (generally when you realize you won't have a reliable source of coffee for a few hours). Finally, in the end, you'll reach acceptance.
Recently, someone asked Laurie Battaglia of Levo League what is was like to ask for a raise, as a woman, in the 1970s. Her reply?
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A recent study from BI Norwegian Business School found that creative people are also likely to be emotionally volatile and prickly in relationships. But if this describes you, don't despair. The study also isolated several much more positive signposts of creativity.