Employment Communication 04Presentation Transcript
Employment Communicationcont….chapter 03
TECHNIQUESfor Answering Interview Questions 1.Experience Tell us about the software project that you did last year. What is the most difficult situation you have ever faced? How long had you been at CSIR for your project?
2.Credentials ‘You have done one study oriented project on “Organizational Communication”. What did you learn from that? As the project leader, how did you coordinate with your team members? If you have mentioned ‘Reading’ as one of your hobbies, it is possible that a person on the panel may ask you, “What was the last book you read and how did you find it?”
3.Mute/Dumb Questions Imagine you are given a new life. What would you like to become? Can you sell this tie/diary/pen to me in a minute? Suppose we give you a choice of selecting your workstation between Japan and USA. Which one would you prefer?
4.Vision-related Questions What are your short term goals? What are your long term goals? Where would your like to see yourself five years from now? How long will you stay with us?
5.Opinion Questions Why do we hire you? (The answer will relfect what skills you possess.) Would you prefer working with information or people? Are you a goal-oriented person?
6.Behavioural/Managerial How did you accomplish the project? How do you resolve conflict if arisen among the team members? Imagine you take up a project with six other members and a member who is highly enthusiastic, knowledgeable and co-operative decides to withdraw from it. How would you react to this situation?
Techniques for tackling questions 1. Reframing Technique 2.Behavioral Technique 3.Compelling Story Technique 4. Abraham Lincoln Technique