I admit this isn’t really a secret, but it is a good idea: Standing out is not necessarily about being the best (or even very good) at any one particular thing, but rather developing rare and valuable combinations of skills. When it comes to standing out as an applicant, an interviewee, or an employee, this is a useful way to think about presenting your skills.
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