The articles above focus on how to hire the best candidate. I'd like to focus on how to be the best candidate. Really, it's simple. Be yourself! Don't try to be like someone else. Accept yourself for exactly who you are. Everyone is unique and has something special to offer that no one else can. Find your strengths, those things you love to do, and focus on them.
Today's article speaks about introverts. Being one and coaching many, I see firsthand that our society is really geared towards encouraging extraversion. Every organization, family or group will only ever be the best they can be when both introverts and extraverts are fully encouraged and expressive. This is a great read for everyone.