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Interview skills

  1. 1. Interview Skills How to win an interview? Prepared by: Amir Mohamed Hany Certified Corporate Trainer from CTCHD – Canada Marketing Team member in
  2. 2. Road Map Your CV Types of Interviews Preparation for Interview
  3. 3. Your CV .. Your AD ! CV is an advertisement of your abilities. Keep it simple & smart Don’t use NEGATIVE WORDS It is not a show, Don’t use colors to make your CV attractive
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. • Most interviews are face-to-face. The most traditional is a one-on- one conversation. • Your goal is to establish rapport with the interviewer and show them that your qualifications will benefit their organization.
  6. 6. • Tell me about yourself. • Why did you leave your last job? • What do you see yourself doing five years from now? Ten years from now? • What do you really want to do in life? • What are your long range career objectives? • Why did you choose this career?
  7. 7. • 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.
  8. 8. • 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.
  9. 9. • 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 motivated others.
  10. 10. • 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.
  11. 11. • 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.
  12. 12. • A group interview is usually designed to uncover the leadership potential of prospective managers and employees who will be dealing with customers. • 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.
  13. 13. • 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.
  14. 14. • 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 answer.
  15. 15. Preparing for the interview Know Know the Yourself organization
  16. 16. About Junior candidate we Don’t Tell Lies search for who has the ability to learn more and work in team Mr. Ayman Morsy HR manager Ocean express shipping
  17. 17. 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 interview. • Always feel relaxed not confused or somewhat stressed. • Speak clearly: Use good grammar and a friendly tone. Never answer just "yes" or "no" to a question. Always clarify, expand on your answers.
  18. 18. Thank You All  Keep in touch: 0101375715