This other company, Company Y, “was the girl I could totally see myself with and who would laugh at my dumb jokes.I knew we’d have a very comfortable relationship,” said my source.And Company Y was the internship he eventually chose.
Company X was, in his words, “the hot girl” that everyone wanted to go out with.
Since everyone wanted to go out with this company, he thought he should, too.
He felt that when he was with the “hot girl,” he was on his best behavior since he didn’t want to screw anything up.
“But in the back of my mind,” he said, “I knew that if I did something stupid, she was going to move to the next person because that’s just how she rolls.” But he wasn’t the hot girl type.
It all has to do with interaction and how you feel about the company your interviewing with.
We’ve talked what it means to be a “cultural fit” for a job in a previous article, but it’s just as important to know how to find your perfect match.Here are some tips to figure out whether you and the company have a bright future together.by Emily Callaghan We’ve all heard that the interviewing process is analogous to dating.It’s a means of getting to know one another to determine a possible fit, ideally where both people are on the same page when it comes to what kind of future they seek.I hadn’t thought much about it past this fundamental similarity.That is, until a recent interview subject for a guide I’m reporting: , used dating analogies to describe the two assistant brand management internship offers he was torn between.