AGENDA
•WHAT ARE INTERVIEWS ?
•WHY INTERVIEWS ?
•UNDERSTAND YOUR ROLE
•TYPES OF INTERVIEWS
•GET PREPARED
•INTERVIEWS TIPS
2
WHAT ARE INTERVIEWS ?
Conversation
NOT
Interrogation
Your first day at work !
3
WHY INTERVIEWS ?
Interviewer + Candidate
want the same thing.
HIRE and GET HIRED
4
UNDERSTAND YOUR ROLE
Employer’s Role
• Can this candidate do the job ?
• Do I want this candidate work for me ?
• Convince...
UNDERSTAND YOUR ROLE
Candidate’s Role
• Can I do the job ?
• Convince the employer that you are the
best one to do the job...
TYPES OF INTERVIEWS
• Virtual Interviews
 Phone.
 Online.
• One-to-one interview.
• Panel interview.
7
GET PREPARED
• Read the job description carefully.
• Prepare to take a test (IQ & technical).
• Search about the company y...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• When you receive a call to schedule a phone
interview, select the best time FOR YOU.
• Make sure that:
 ...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Relax a time before the call.
• Answer the call gently.
• Speak clearly.
• Understand the question before...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Don’t:
o Read from a paper.
o Tick on the keyboard.
o Interrupt the call many times.
o Talk too much (rem...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• When you receive a call to schedule an online
interview, select the best time FOR YOU.
• Make sure that:
...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Set on your desk a time before the meeting.
• Don’t depend on live searching for answering
questions.
• A...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Prepare to get there.
• Get two hard copies of your CV with you.
• Understand every single word in your C...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Put your cell on silent mood.
• Watch the way you set.
• Use body language.
• Use eye contact.
• Practice...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Q: Tell me about yourself
o Are you prepared ?
o How do you speak ?
o Are you proud of your work ?
o Open...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Q: Where do you want to be in five years ?
o Do you have any sort of plans ?
o Do you work on self-improv...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Q: What is your greatest weakness ?
o Do you know your weaknesses ?
o How do you work to come over them ?...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Q: Why do you want to join us ?
o Have you done the research ?
o Is this just another job for you ?
o Wha...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Q: Tell me a trouble that you faced before ?
o Are you blamer/whiner ?
o Can you learn from mistakes ?
o ...
INTERVIEW TIPS
• Ask these questions:
o What sorts of project will I be working on ?
o Is this a new position or you are r...
THANKS
www.abdelrahmanhosny.com 22
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  1. 1. AGENDA •WHAT ARE INTERVIEWS ? •WHY INTERVIEWS ? •UNDERSTAND YOUR ROLE •TYPES OF INTERVIEWS •GET PREPARED •INTERVIEWS TIPS 2
  2. 2. WHAT ARE INTERVIEWS ? Conversation NOT Interrogation Your first day at work ! 3
  3. 3. WHY INTERVIEWS ? Interviewer + Candidate want the same thing. HIRE and GET HIRED 4
  4. 4. UNDERSTAND YOUR ROLE Employer’s Role • Can this candidate do the job ? • Do I want this candidate work for me ? • Convince your candidate that your company is a perfect one to work for. 5
  5. 5. UNDERSTAND YOUR ROLE Candidate’s Role • Can I do the job ? • Convince the employer that you are the best one to do the job. 6
  6. 6. TYPES OF INTERVIEWS • Virtual Interviews  Phone.  Online. • One-to-one interview. • Panel interview. 7
  7. 7. GET PREPARED • Read the job description carefully. • Prepare to take a test (IQ & technical). • Search about the company you are applying in, its vision, goals, products, services and fields of interest. (use LinkedIn). • Clear your schedule. • Prepare a portfolio of work. 8
  8. 8. INTERVIEW TIPS • When you receive a call to schedule a phone interview, select the best time FOR YOU. • Make sure that:  Your cell is working good.  It’s available (reachable).  It’s charged. Phone Interviews 9
  9. 9. INTERVIEW TIPS • Relax a time before the call. • Answer the call gently. • Speak clearly. • Understand the question before answering. • Deliver your message with no method other than your voice. Phone Interviews 10
  10. 10. INTERVIEW TIPS • Don’t: o Read from a paper. o Tick on the keyboard. o Interrupt the call many times. o Talk too much (remember it’s conversation). • End the call politely. Phone Interviews 11
  11. 11. INTERVIEW TIPS • When you receive a call to schedule an online interview, select the best time FOR YOU. • Make sure that:  Your internet connection is stable.  You set up the required software and tested.  Your microphone and speakers are ready.  Camera is working (if it is required). Online Interviews 12
  12. 12. INTERVIEW TIPS • Set on your desk a time before the meeting. • Don’t depend on live searching for answering questions. • Avoid distractions (using social networks, chatting, …etc.) Online Interviews 13
  13. 13. INTERVIEW TIPS • Prepare to get there. • Get two hard copies of your CV with you. • Understand every single word in your CV. • Personal hygiene. • Dressing (formal or non-formal). • Arrive early. Offline Interviews 14
  14. 14. INTERVIEW TIPS • Put your cell on silent mood. • Watch the way you set. • Use body language. • Use eye contact. • Practice self-confidence. • Ask questions at the end. Offline Interviews 15
  15. 15. INTERVIEW TIPS • Q: Tell me about yourself o Are you prepared ? o How do you speak ? o Are you proud of your work ? o Open a space to ask you questions. Offline Interviews 16
  16. 16. INTERVIEW TIPS • Q: Where do you want to be in five years ? o Do you have any sort of plans ? o Do you work on self-improvement ? o Will I have a place for you ? Offline Interviews 17
  17. 17. INTERVIEW TIPS • Q: What is your greatest weakness ? o Do you know your weaknesses ? o How do you work to come over them ? Offline Interviews 18
  18. 18. INTERVIEW TIPS • Q: Why do you want to join us ? o Have you done the research ? o Is this just another job for you ? o What drives you ? Offline Interviews 19
  19. 19. INTERVIEW TIPS • Q: Tell me a trouble that you faced before ? o Are you blamer/whiner ? o Can you learn from mistakes ? o How are your personal skills ? Offline Interviews 20
  20. 20. INTERVIEW TIPS • Ask these questions: o What sorts of project will I be working on ? o Is this a new position or you are replacing ? What happened ? o Your vision ? o How can I follow-up ? Offline Interviews 21
  21. 21. THANKS www.abdelrahmanhosny.com 22
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