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    What does "Trial closes I have practiced" mean?

    Hello there,

    "Trail closed I have practiced" is a sentence I found in a job interview handbook, but have no idea what this mean?

    Thanks,

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    Re: What does "Trial closes I have practiced" mean?

    Please confirm whether we are considering 'Trial closes' or 'Trail closed'.

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    Re: What does "Trial closes I have practiced" mean?

    Honestly, it wouldn't make a bit of different to me whether it was "Trail" or "Trial" -- it makes no sense to me at all!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: What does "Trial closes I have practiced" mean?

    Yes. It is "Trial"

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Please confirm whether we are considering 'Trial closes' or 'Trail closed'.

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    Re: What does "Trial closes I have practiced" mean?

    ...and is it 'closes' or 'closed'?

    ...and what sort of job was it?

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    Re: What does "Trial closes I have practiced" mean?

    it is "closes". The sentence just comes from a list of suggestions for job seeker at the end of job interview.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 19-Feb-2014 at 23:17. Reason: Deleting unnecessary quote.

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    Re: What does "Trial closes I have practiced" mean?

    I assume that the "close" is the final part of a job interview - the interviewee's last opportunity to make an impression. The person has been testing out different versions of what he/she might say during that part of the interview.
    If you have a "trial run" of something, you practice it as if it were real. I assume he/she has been running through various options of what to say at the end of a job interview.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What does "Trial closes I have practiced" mean?

    Crown Court judges do trial closes, I think, but so far as I know, job seekers rarely get appointed to those positions.

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    Re: What does "Trial closes I have practiced" mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by ZOEYW View Post
    Hello there,

    "Trail closed I have practiced" is a sentence I found in a job interview handbook, but have no idea what this mean?

    Thanks,
    In sales, a trial close is an attempt to see if the prospect is ready to buy. The salesperson will ask some questions of the buyer to see if he/she is ready. If the prospect is not ready to purchase, the salesperson will continue with his/her sales presentation. After some time the salesperson will attempt another trial close to see if the buyer is ready yet. I assume this is about the person interviewing for a job and the various ways he/she will ask the interviewer if he/she will get the job - "So, do you think I will fit in here (Did I get the job)? I can start the first of next week (I'm ready, how about you)".

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    Re: What does "Trial closes I have practiced" mean?

    That makes as much sense as anything but is there anyone here who thinks if the job seeker said "Trial closes I am ready" they would be understood?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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