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Interview Workshop Job Finding Club High Impact Interview Preparation is everything! Created by: Kelly Johnson JFC Facilitator

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Interview WorkshopJob Finding Club

High Impact InterviewPreparation is everything!

Created by: Kelly Johnson

JFC Facilitator

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Got the Jitters?

Think of it this way:

The job interview is a business communication between two parties trying to determine whether they want to invest in one another. Both parties have something at stake; a poor decision can hurt either party.

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Common Interview Types

Behavioral InterviewTelephone / Pre-screening InterviewPrepared PresentationGroup InterviewStress InterviewVideo Conference InterviewPanel Interview

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Personal Presentation

The single most influential factor in an interview is not your experience or qualifications, but your personality –how you present yourself in an interview.

SELL YOURSELF!!

Use: Specific Examples from past work experiences

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Personal PresentationProfessional Attitude…

Commitment to the jobCommitment to the organizationCommitment to learn HonestyIntegritySincerityPassion for field, work or company

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Personal PresentationSenses…

ClothesHairJewelryGumOverpowering ScentsFootwear

80% attention is paid to how messages are communicated and 20% to the words used.

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Personal PresentationEnthusiasm…

Posture: sit up straight no slouching

Smile: genuine, not Cheshire cat grin or flashy used car salesman

Eyes: need to make a connection, windows to the soul

Handshake: firm and shake from elbow 2-3 times

Voice: speak clearly and from the diaphragm

Language: show industry knowledge but know your audience

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Personal PresentationBody Language

Note takingDirect eye contactSitting forwardFidgeting

SlouchingLaughing

nervouslyLooking at watchLooking away

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Personal PresentationKnow your Resume…

Job highlightsJob titles and dates of employmentSpecific examples of each highlightDescriptive detail of qualifications,

interests, skills, knowledge, experience

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Researching the JobTitleMost important tasksStrengths for successMost challenging aspectsDepartmental/Area/Regional culture

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Prepare Some Answers…about yourself–

Tell Me About Yourself (30 Sec. Script)Relevant InformationExperienceAcademicsDeliverables – Skills / StrengthsWhy you are at the interview / Best

Candidate

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Prepare Some Answers…about what you can do for us –

Work you’ve done/Skills you possessExamples of how skills/experience used in

the past or could be used in future

Benefit to the company

Other peoples’ comments on your work

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Prepare Some Answers…about your strengths -

A strength important to the job

A strength you possess

Examples that illustrates the strength

Benefit to the company

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Personal Qualities in Demand

Technical Competence

Team PlayerTeam LeaderExecutor of

ResultsInnovative

Thinking

Self DeveloperGood JudgmentProblem-solverOral/written

Communicator

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Prepare Some Answers…about your areas to develop –Recognize that you have them

Own them and flip it positive OR

Strategize what you will actively do to ensure it will not affect the position

Be willing to discuss briefly!

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Prepare Some Answers…about what you are like -What are your long-term goals?

How do you deal with pressure?

What is your work style?

What do you look for in a boss?

How well do you work with others?

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Questions for us?

This shows forethought on your part.

If all of your questions were answered by information provided by the recruiter, just say so.

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The Night Before The Interview…

Practice, practice, practiceReview your resumeReview your research on the positionList the points about yourself to

emphasizeSet out clothesPlan routeOrganize portfolio (References, Resume,

Calling Card)Prepare Questions for them

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The Day of The Interview...

Arrive early, but only in minutes (15 min max.)

Greet the receptionist

Check appearance

Look for additional reading material

Breath, relax, (keep breathing!)

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Life Lesson

Your education and/or experience may pre-qualify you for the job, but it won’t:

Distinguish you from others

Get you the job

That’s what the interview is for!!!

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The secret to a successful interview?

It’s simple…Prepare -Practice –Participate!