Play A Formidable Chess Game: The game of chess is not played with physical attributes, but by intellectual forethought of identifying the needs, strengths and weaknesses of your opponent.

Research: Search the needs, strengths and weaknesses of the company you are applying with, understand what the job description seeks in relation to those needs, strengths and weaknesses. This will allow you to strategically align how your experience, skills set, and organizational behavior in conjunction with what the opportunity requires.

Strategizing: Identify and understand the behavior traits of all the chess pieces on the board while moving 5 steps ahead of the game. This will allow you to identify the common denominator in experience and skill set required when applying for the job and allow you to effectively introduce an elegant vantage point and preference over the rest of the pieces on the chess board.

Preparation: Hypothesize and develop questions and inquiries that will support your research and strategy while positioning your chess piece as the perfect fit and move throughout the chess board.