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How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia
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How To Win The Job Interview By Mahmoud Attia

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  • 1. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 2. What motivated me to prepare this session? How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 3. Negative Perceptions: How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 4. Negative Perceptions: How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 5. Negative Perceptions: How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 6. Negative Perceptions: How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 7. Negative Perceptions: How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 8. How to win your target job? Relevant Effective Skills job search Get ready for the Attitude interview How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 9. After attending this session you will be able to know: •How to hunt your target job? •How to write an attractive CV? • The top 10 mistakes in a CV. • Dos and Don'ts of CV writing. • What are the types of the interviews? • Sections of the interview. • Preparation for the interview. • What should you wear? • Following up. • How to evaluate a job offer? How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 10. How To Hunt Your Target Job? A job search is like a journey and sometimes it's easy to take a wrong turn How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 11. “The Six Common Job Search Mistakes” 1. You don't have an accomplishment-focused resume. 2. You have neglected your network. 3. You don't have an online presence. 4. You don't have a personal marketing plan. 5. You don't have a system for organizing and tracking your job search materials. 6. You don't have an accountability partner. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 12. Job Hunt Tips: • Evaluate your interests & Set a goal for your job hunt. • Hunt job at all relevant places. • Build your brand. • Use your connections. • Target your CV & Cover Letter. • Stay prepared. • Follow up your job application. • Try to get in touch with the decision maker. • Don't overstress with your job hunt. • Avoid negative thinkers. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 13. Your CV, is your passport to the employer. Otherwise. So, it must be easy to read, short and attractive. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 14. What the attractive CVs should have? • Contact Details. • Interests. • Personal • Skills. Details. • Objective • Education. Statement. • Work • References. Experience. • Personal Photo. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 15. “The TOP 10 Mistakes in a CV” 1. Typos and Grammatical Errors. 2. Lack of Specifics. 3. Attempting One Size Fits All. 4. Highlighting Duties Instead of Accomplishments. 5. Going on Too Long or Cutting Things Too Short. 6. A Bad Objective. 7. No Action Verbs. 8. Leaving Off Important Information. 9. Visually Too Busy. 10. Incorrect Contact Information. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 16. Dos and Don'ts of CV writing Dos of CV writing: • Draft and redraft your CV until you are satisfied. • Make your contact details available at the very beginning of your CV. • Write an appealing career summary/executive summary at the beginning. • If you are an experienced candidate, keep the focus of your CV on your work experience, responsibilities and achievements. • Use words with more impact to demonstrate your control over things. • Write about your achievements from academic or personal life. They demonstrate a facet of your personality. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 17. Dos and Don'ts of CV writing Dos of CV writing: • Rank the achievements in order of priority. • Mention about your interests out of work in the CV. • Put un-important things on the second or back page. • Include some numbers which can impress HR people and they allow you to meet the responsible person for an interview. • Use formal font faces. • Write short sentences. • Keep the same tense through out your CV. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 18. Dos and Don'ts of CV writing Don’ts of CV writing: • Resume or CV on top. • Flashy fonts. • Colorful or glossy paper. • Photographs until asked or compulsorily required for the position • Usage of „I‟, „my‟. • References until asked. • Spelling mistakes and grammatical errors. • Your age, number of kids, age of kids. • Mentioning health problems in the CV. If you have some obvious health problem, inform the interviewer. • Abbreviations or jargons as HR people may not understand them. • Current or expected salary until asked. • Mention of reasons for leaving the last jobs. • Right alignment of the CV content. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 19. Do you want to increase your chances of a meeting with the interviewer? A well written cover letter increases your chances of a meeting with the Interviewer How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 20. If your CV has to fetch you an interview call, your cover letter needs to compel the prospective employer read your CV. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 21. Some tips on writing a attractive Cover Letter : • Ensure that you don't have a generic cover letter. • Try to find out the recruiters name, if possible and address the cover letter to him/ her otherwise address it to the Hiring Manager. • Come straight away to the subject without beating around the bush. • Give a brief introduction about yourself and the reference to the job notification to which you are responding. • Mention how does your candidature fit into the requirements of the notified job opening. • End the letter with a courteous note and ask them to feel free to let you know if they need any further information about your candidature. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 22. Dos & Don’ts of writing a Cover Letter Dos of writing a Cover Letter: • Keep it short and simple. • Address the letter to a person rather than to a Madam/Sir. • Every time you send it out, customize your cover letter. • Write from reader‟s point of view rather than yours. • Start with something interesting about their job notification or their recent news, to catch their attention. • Direct the reader to your CV, mentioning about some key skills notified in the advertisement and how your candidature fits into them. • Be assertive but polite. • Get the spellings and the grammar correct. • Prompt the reader to take an action. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 23. Dos & Don’ts of writing a Cover Letter Don’ts of writing a Cover Letter: • Dear Sir/Madam. Find out the name of the responsible person and address your cover letter to him. • „I‟, „my‟ in the cover letter make you egomaniac. • Aggressive language. • Spelling mistakes are the biggest turn off. • Addressing your self as Mr. / Ms. • Sending out hand written cover letters. • If you are addressing it to Dear XYZ, it needs 'Yours sincerely' at the end. • If you are addressing it to Dear Sir, it should end with Yours faithfully. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 24. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 25. What are the types of interviews? How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 26. What are the types of interviews? Types of the interviews – Way : • Phone Interview. • One - On - One Interview. • Group Interview. • Panel Interview. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 27. What are the types of interviews? Types of the interviews – Structure :  Nondirective interview: • Unstructured. • Conversational style interview. • No particular structure, the interviewer asks questions as they come to mind. • No scoring of answers.  Directive interview: • Structured. • Pre-Prepared Questions. • Responses are rated for appropriateness to content Thoroughness, fairness somehow guaranteed. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 28. What are the types of interviews? Types of the interviews – Questions :  Situational interview: • A series of job related questions focusing on how would the candidate behave in a given situation. • It revolves around hypothetical situations, scenarios.  Behavioral interview: • A series of job related questions focusing on relevant past job-related behaviors. • It is about past behavior , candidates give actual examples which help the interviewer predict future performance. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 29. What are the types of interviews? Types of the interviews – Questions :  Stress interview: • An interview in which the applicant is made uncomfortable by a series of often rude questions. • This technique helps identify hypersensitive applicants and those with low or high stress tolerance. • Stress interviews demand that the interviewer be both skilled in it‟s use and sure the job really calls for a thick skin and ability to handle stress. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 30. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 31. Sections of the interview…. “Welcome and Small Talk” How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 32. Sections of the interview…. “ Position Clarification and Company Information” How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 33. Sections of the interview…. “Background Summary” How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 34. Sections of the interview…. “Discussion of your qualifications and work history” How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 35. Sections of the interview…. “Your Questions” How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 36. Good questions to ask the interviewer How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 37. Good questions to ask the interviewer: • Why is this position available? • Is this a new position? How long has this position existed? • How many people have held this position in the last two years? • Who would be my supervisor? To whom would I report? • Whom will I supervise? • With whom will I be working most closely? • What do you like about working for this company? • What are the current plans for expansion or cutbacks? • What kind of turnover rate does the company have? • How financially sound is this company? • What projects and assignments will I be working on? How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 38. Good questions to ask the interviewer: • What happened to the person that held this position before? Was he promoted or fired? • What is this company's culture? (Ex: Is it rigid and formal or relaxed and flexible?) • What are the current problems facing the company (or my department)? • What do you like the most about working for this company? The least? • What is the philosophy of the company? • What do you consider to be the company's strengths and weaknesses? • What are the company's long and short term goals? • Describe the work environment. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 39. Good questions to ask the interviewer: • Why do you enjoy working for this company? • Describe the typical responsibilities of the position. • What are the most challenging aspects of the position? • Describe the opportunities for training and professional development. • Will I receive any formal training? • What is the company's promotional policy? • Are there opportunities for advancement within the organization? • When can I expect to hear from you? • What attracted you (the interviewer) to this organization? How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 40. How to prepare for the job interview? “The key is not the will to win……everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win” How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 41. Do your research about the company How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 42. Plan your schedule How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 43. Well Begun Is Half Done How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 44. Dress reasonably How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 45. Dress reasonably How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 46. Rehearse How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 47. SiTuation Action Result The STAR Technique How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 48. Prepare How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 49. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 50. Components of the Follow-up Thank You E-Mail • Mention the day of your interview and the position for which you interviewed. • Express continued interest in the position and the company. • Re-emphasize your most important skills and qualifications and how you expect to contribute to the organization. • Include any information you forgot to mention in the interview, if necessary, but be brief. • Close your letter with a comment about future contact with the employer. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 51. How to Evaluate a Job Offer How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 52. How To Evaluate a job Offer? • Salary. • Your Boss / Co- • Office Workers. Environment. • Benefits. • Corporate • Career Growth. Culture. • Job • Working Hours. Requirements. How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 53. Any Questions How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia
  • 54. Mahmoud.Attia@hotmail.co.uk How To Win The Job Interview - By Mahmoud Attia

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