INTERVIEW SKILL

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How to Prepare for a Job Interview Typical questions in a job interview Brief TIPS to help you Prepare for Job Interview INTERVIEW SKILL

Step 1: Learn, Learn, Learn !!! : 

Step 1: Learn, Learn, Learn !!! About the Interview Format How long the interview will be. Who you'll be meeting with. There'll be more than one interviewer or meeting that day.

Step 1: Learn, Learn, Learn !!! : 

Learn How the Interview Will Take Place : different ways face-to-face meeting still. telephone interview. over a meal practice your best table manners behavioral or situational interview Be ready with some stories about how you specific strengths. Learn About the Dress Code "Appropriate" for men and women and for individual professional fields. Generally speaking, it's better to be dressed a little more formally than less, and to be comfortable. NOTE: Avoid anything that's likely to be perceived as distracting. Step 1: Learn, Learn, Learn !!!

Step 2: Research, Research, Research : 

Step 2: Research, Research, Research Self-Assessment Do some self-assessment to identify what types of jobs and employers are best for you. If you need to do some more self-assessment for these or other questions, Monster.com, Yahoo! HotJobs.com, and CareerJournal.com , vietnamworks.org are terrific resources. Research the Employer Know general aspects of the organization: size, history, philosophy, reputation, training programs, and competitors. Study their website and other online sources, but don't limit yourself to the Internet.  Current or former employees can be great resources.

Step 2: Research, Research, Research : 

Step 2: Research, Research, Research Research the Job Requirements? How do they match your abilities? How does the job compare to similar jobs elsewhere, or work that you've done before? Evaluate Your Results Based on all this research, do you think you're really qualified for the job? And is the job right for you? Cancel or not??? If you decide to cancel the interview, you should do so with appropriate advance notice (at least 24 hours beforehand By going ahead with the interview, you can test your suspicion as well as practice your general interviewing skills.

Step 3: Prepare Questions and Answers : 

Step 3: Prepare Questions and Answers Prepare Questions to Expect: typical questions for a job interview Self-introduction Education background Special skills The ideal job Strength and Weakness Interest and Free time Handing pressure Other questions Why do you want this job Prepare Answers to the Anticipated Questions

Step 3: Prepare Questions and Answers : 

Step 3: Prepare Questions and Answers Prepare Questions to Ask Prepare some intelligent questions related to the job. Depending on your field and the interviewer (HR, a supervisor, a co-worker), develop some questions specific to them and some good general ones that could work in various situations. Subjects to Avoid: DON’T Mention financial or personal problems Talk about what was wrong with previous employers Mention salary or benefits

Step 3: Prepare Questions and Answers : 

Step 3: Prepare Questions and Answers Practice the Q&A Practice in front of a mirror or with a friend or career counselor who gives constructive feedback about the form and content of your performance. Likewise, practice the formal introduction (no limp or sweaty handshakes, please!).

Step 4: Prepare Supporting Evidence of Past Performance : 

Step 4: Prepare Supporting Evidence of Past Performance Your résumé and cover letters are likely starting points for this  well-prepared. Additional evidence could include the work itself, performance reviews, professional references. NOTE: Whether discussing your résumé or performance reviews, it's good to be able to cite some specific examples that support your application. For instance, state how exactly you improved customer satisfaction at your previous company. Numbers can be very persuasive, for instance if you improved revenues by 30%.

Step 5: The Day Before the Interview : 

Step 5: The Day Before the Interview Review your research and practice your anticipated questions. Get a careful look at the interview location during business hours. Gather the materials you should take with you: A cell phone A folder containing (but not stuffed with) your employer contact info, research, copies of your résumé, a notepad, two pens and business cards (if you have them). Your calendar, in case they want to schedule a follow-up interview. An umbrella or raincoat if there's any chance of rain. Prepare anything you need to be properly dressed and groomed. Get a good night's sleep. Don’t forget to set your alarm clock !!!

Step 6: The Day of the Interview : 

Step 6: The Day of the Interview Before Leaving for the Interview Be prepared for possible performance anxiety. Give yourself time to get dressed and groomed On the Road Be on time. If you're running late despite all your preparation, don't give up. Call the employer before the interview time, be honest about why you're going to be late, apologize, and ask if it's possible to reschedule. Maybe you can reschedule and maybe not, but at least try to give yourself that option. Make sure your cell phone and any other potentially distracting devices are turned off before you arrive. Being There Wait patiently and calmly for the interview. No fidgeting or gum chewing. Offer a professional greeting with eye contact and a smile, a solid handshake, and a polite introduction that follows the interviewer's lead.

Brief TIPS to help you Prepare for Job Interview : 

Brief TIPS to help you Prepare for Job Interview Research the company Explain your examples in detail Look your best Be prepared Arrive early Body language: eye contact, gum, smile, Be enthusiastic Use discretion Ask questions Remember to thank your interviewer

Self - introduction : 

Self - introduction

Education experience : 

Education experience Education experience

The ideal job : 

The ideal job Education experience Special skills Special skills

Special skills : 

Special skills Education experience Special skills Special skills

Strength and Weakness : 

Strength and Weakness Education experience Special skills Special skills

Interest and Free time : 

Interest and Free time Education experience Special skills Special skills

Handling pressure : 

Handling pressure Education experience Special skills Special skills

Other questions : 

Other questions Education experience Special skills Special skills

Why do you want this job : 

Why do you want this job Education experience Special skills Special skills

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