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Short presentation on getting prepared for interview

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  • 1. Interviews 17 Interview Principleslynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 2. PreparationSelfFor interviewResearchlynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 3. Unfortunately most people talk themselves out of a job rather than talk themselves into it.Present a positive imageMake first impressions work for you.Body Language – Non verbal body languagelynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 4. 1. Understand yourself and review your accomplishmentsSo that when the occasion presents itself you can illustrate your areas of strength with specific examples.Be prepared to give further descriptions of additional examples beyond the points made in your CVlynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 5. 2. When you confirm your appointmentknow how long you will be therewho you will be meetingwhat is expected of youany tests will be given… Any other infolynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 6. 3. Be polite and personable to everyone you encounter. People hire people they like and whom their staff like– and a less qualified person may get a position over one more qualified who does not seem to care about people or would not fit into the teamlynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 7. 4. Be careful to avoid showing signs of nervousnessSuch as scratching, drumming of fingers, etc.Relax!Interviews are never fatal and can be satisfying if you relaxlynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 8. 5. Dress appropriatelyNeatly and conservativelyAttend to all elements of personal groominglynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 9. 6. Plan to be slightly earlybut not too earlyso you will be relaxed and unflusteredlynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 10. 7. When you are with the person you came to see let them take control of the interview. Let the interviewer indicate to you where you should sit avoid leaving anything placed on his/her desk. Ask for an exchange of business cards if possible (in order to obtain correct spelling, title and telephone number for follow-up calls and letters.)lynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 11. 8. Try to read the interviewer and get on the same wavelength. If they want details, provide them.If the person is interested in ideas or concepts, focus accordinglylynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 12. 9. Concentrate on your value.Your experiencesresultsability to overcome problemsindicators of your worthlynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 13. 10. Demonstrate genuine enthusiasmShow interestconfidencelynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 14. 11. Never talk to an interviewer about personal problems Your personal problems will weaken your caselynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 15. 12. Modesty in an interview is a weakness.You should not boast but need not be apologeticIf you dont tell the interviewer how will they knowlynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 16. 13. Avoid premature salary discussionsDo not talk about money until your value has been built and understood.Do not seem primarily concerned with salary and benefits; talk about how the content of the job appeals to you.Salary and benefits can be negotiated at an appropriate timelynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 17. 14. Be an interested listener and observer.What you say and ask will be relevant and meaningful to the interviewer.Watch for signs of confusion on the one hand or agreement and interest on the other to react accordingly.lynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 18. 15. Concentrate on the idea of making a contribution in a team environment.Competence alone does not sellYou must be seen as a person who will be productive in a compatible waylynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 19. 16. Maintain a paceBuild interest towards your objectiveIf conversation falters ask good questions to go further into areas in which the interviewer has shown interest.lynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 20. 17. Always protect the confidence of a past employerBe understanding of any difficulties the employer may have had including those that may have caused you to leaveYou may be talking to your future employer, so demonstrate how much respect you will show him should any problems ariselynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 21. And finally additional tipsAbove all, be yourself and not what you think someone else expects.Maintain your dignity and self-respect.You have to live with the consequences so you should use the interview to ensure that you are hiring yourself the right employer.If you want the job you will be nervous - that is only natural.Good preparation will make positive use of your adrenaline.lynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com
  • 22. As John F Kennedy could have said;“Ask not what your company can do for you butwhat you can do for the company”. Good Luck!lynn@assessment4potential.com | 01444 484747 | 07801 689801 |www.assessment4potential.com

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