How to win an interview?
Amir Mohamed Hany
Certified Corporate Trainer from CTCHD – Canada
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Types of Interviews
1. Traditional Face-to-Face Interview.
2. Panel/Committee Interview.
3. Behavioral Interview.
4. Case Interview.
5. Telephone Interview.
6. Group Interview.
7. Lunch/Dinner Interview.
8. Stress Interview.
• Most interviews are face-to-face.
The most traditional is a one-on-
• Your goal is to establish rapport
with the interviewer and show
them that your qualifications will
benefit their organization.
• Tell me about yourself.
• Why did you leave your last job?
• What do you see yourself doing five
years from now? Ten years from
• What do you really want to do in
• What are your long range career
• Why did you choose this career?
• In this situation, there is more than one interviewer. Typically,
three to ten members of a panel may conduct this part of the
selection process. This is your chance to put your group
management and group presentation skills on display.
• The basic premise behind this type
of interview is that your past behavior
is the best predictor of your future
actions. These types of questions may
be asked in any interview format
telephone, panel or one-on-one.
• Give me an example of
a time when you set a
goal and were able to
meet or achieve it.
• Give me an example of
a time when you
• Insome interviews you may
be asked to demonstrate your
problem-solving skills. The
interviewer will outline a
situation or provide you with a
case study and ask you to
formulate a plan that deals
with the problem.
• It is
important to treat this interview as
you would a face-to-face connection.
Arrange for a quiet space and time to
schedule the conversation. Clear a work
surface to minimize distractions.
• Focus on the conversation. Listen to the
questions carefully before you answer.
Since your voice is key, convey energy with
inflection in your voice.
• A group interview is usually designed to uncover
the leadership potential of prospective managers
and employees who will be dealing with
• The front-runner candidates are gathered
together in an informal, discussion type interview.
A subject is introduced and the interviewer will
start off the discussion.
• The goal of the group interview is to see how
you interact with others and how you use your
knowledge and reasoning to influence others.
• The same rules apply at a meal as
those in an office. The setting may
be more casual, but remember that
it is a business meal and you are
being watched carefully.
• Use the interview to develop
common ground with your
interviewer. Follow his/her lead in
both selection of food and etiquette.
• The interviewer may be
sarcastic or argumentative,
or may keep you waiting.
Do no take it personally.
Calmly answer each
question. Ask for
clarification if you need it
and never rush into an
Preparing for the interview
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On the Interview Day
• Non-verbal Messages: Non-verbal language speaks
larger than words.
• Greet the interviewer with a strong handshake.
• Eye contact is an important component of the
• Always feel relaxed not confused or somewhat
• Speak clearly: Use good grammar and a friendly tone.
Never answer just "yes" or "no" to a question. Always
clarify, expand on your answers.
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