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I feel like using star method in interviews in overrated. I stopped using STAR and finally started to get offers. It’s better to be genuine and let the conversation flow than to stick to a structure. Thoughts? Maybe I just got lucky.

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Having a structured response is perfectly fine as long as it doesn't sound like a robot talking. If sticking to a structure comes at the expense of the natural flow, then obviously it's just going to be awkward for everyone.

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It has to flow naturally. Actors don’t go on stage without rehearsing a lot.

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Nope, industry :)

Well if you were answering like "Situation- blah blah blah. Task- blah blah blah...." Then it makes sense that something else worked.

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