6 Insider Job Interview Tips to Get You Hired

Executives from Texas Instruments Explain What Gets You Hired & What Doesn't

Job Interview Advice Straight from the Horse's Mouth

Want to stand out from other job applicants? You will need high grades, demonstrable passion for your work and, of course, good grammar, according to hiring managers at Texas Instruments, a semiconductor and computer technology company that employees a staff of more than 34,000 worldwide.

For jobseekers, the process of writing cover letters, assembling resumes and going on interviews can seem opaque, with few clues to indicate what they are doing well and what needs improvement. So we asked TI's head of worldwide staffing Shannon Freeze-Flory and Andrew Hardy, director of sales and applications, to share their thoughts about what they look for in candidates and what can get an applicant noticed (in both good and not-so-good ways).