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Jan 26, 2023

We're finally on the last installment of this series with Bill Sims, and this time around, it's all about empathy. Know how to connect with people through it and discover how it complements authenticity and cultural fit. Start preparing for your interview through Spitfire's A.C.E. by tapping into this episode!




  • What is empathy and how to exercise it
  • Why self-awareness is necessary for creating empathetic statements
  • The definition of ‘awesomeness’ in a person
  • A practical way to experience a company culture
  • What Spitfire Elite Consulting is all about
  • Benefits of interview preparations and simulators







Bill Sims’ love for interviewing began when he graduated from Florida State University landing 7 job offers including top consulting firms such as PWC, Arthur Andersen, and KPMG. He used his experience to teach the art of the interview to underclassmen at FSU and coached several students through the interview process. After 2 years with PWC, Bill served in the Marines Corps for 12 years flying the F/A-18 Hornet. After receiving CJOs from 3 major airlines in 2014, he began teaching his techniques and sharing them with fellow pilots on the base. Bill has several years of experience teaching interviewing at live seminars, virtual webinars and 1 on 1 environments. He has individually helped thousands of job seekers land their dream jobs. In addition, he has trained dozens of others to teach the art of interviewing. Bill has a genuine passion for helping people succeed in anything they do.


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