Saying you know Argus Enterprise in an interview

I have an interview with JLL today and want to say I've used Argus Enterprise (even though I have not). What are some key parts of it that would make it sound like I am familiar.

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Aug 28, 2019

So the key points to Argus in an interview setting are:

Ask to not be tested on this. If they move towards a test or ask technical questions, spill coffee and apologize profusely. Then run directly to the nearest janitor and take their gear and clean the mess yourself. This will demonstrate you're able to multitask, wear multiple hats, roll up your sleeves and put in the work, and that you are adaptable to change.

After this, move on to talk about your Excel skills. Bonus points if you can say, "I excel in Excel."

Now you may have a very tough interviewer who will remember where you left off. In this case:

  1. Talk about deals you've underwritten using Argus. Talk about the massive IRRs you have projected and how great the projects are. Even say you run an Argus consulting group in conjunction with Atlus Group. Double down. If I learned anything while playing poker: when you're bluffing you've gotta go big. Like put the keys to your car and home on the table or GTFO big. You're the inventor of Argus big.

If you do not have this level of commitment I'm afraid I cannot help you further.

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Aug 28, 2019
enterprisevalued26:

I have an interview with JLL today and want to say I've used Argus Enterprise (even though I have not). What are some key parts of it that would make it sound like I am familiar.

You should just say that you haven't but you're a quick study

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Aug 28, 2019

I highly doubt they will ask you specifics about the program - this comes from experience doing exactly what you are asking.

Aug 29, 2019

Don't take the chance on lying. Might never be an issue. Might come back to haunt you. Why would you take that chance?

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Aug 29, 2019

Doubt it will help.
Besides, if they do like Argus, you'll end up being their Argus bitch going forward. How awful that would be!

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Aug 29, 2019
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