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Interview Ppt

  1. 1. Interviewing Tips Why should I hire you? Presented by:- Vikash Kr. SEED INFOTECH.
  2. 2. Interviewing-What is it? A structured meeting between you and an employer Interviewing is a skill- like riding your bike PRACTICE makes PERFECT
  3. 3. Employers’ Concerns <ul><li>Do you look the part – professional </li></ul><ul><li>Can you be counted on—responsible </li></ul><ul><li>Can you perform –Job done well </li></ul><ul><li>Will you work hard – “above and beyond?” </li></ul><ul><li>What will you “bring to the table.” </li></ul><ul><li>What else do you have to offer, academics being equal with other candidates </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why do employers interview? <ul><li>To find out 3 things : </li></ul><ul><li>1. Will you be able to do the job well = your skills and experience </li></ul><ul><li>2. Are you really motivated to do the job </li></ul><ul><li>= evidence that you really want it </li></ul><ul><li>3. Will you fit into the organization </li></ul><ul><li>= what kind of person you are </li></ul>
  5. 5. Styles of interview <ul><li>Telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Panel </li></ul><ul><li>One-to-one </li></ul><ul><li>Formal </li></ul><ul><li>Informal (on meal) </li></ul><ul><li>On site interview </li></ul>
  6. 6. Preparing for the Interview <ul><li>Step 1: The Self-Interview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Know your strengths & weaknesses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine your employment interests; what do you want to do and why </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflect on your values; what’s most important to you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be prepared to cite several examples of experiences, accomplishments, successes </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Step 2: Research </li></ul><ul><li>Review employer website/literature </li></ul><ul><li>Develop targeted questions concerning employer and job </li></ul><ul><li>Attend Informational Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure you know what the company stands for, its culture, and why you want to work for them! </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Step 3: Practice!! </li></ul><ul><li>Review common questions </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule mock interview </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare list of questions </li></ul><ul><li>Be alert to body language & eye contact </li></ul><ul><li>SMILE </li></ul><ul><li>Speak clearly; listen carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Match your skills/experiences with jobs </li></ul>
  9. 9. Interview Process Overview <ul><li>Typically consists of 2 – 3 rounds of interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews last between 30 – 45 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Mix of general, behavioral, situation/case questions </li></ul>
  10. 10. Typical Interview Format <ul><li>Introductions/Ice Breakers </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion of Positions/Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Candidate Assessment (Sell Yourself!) </li></ul><ul><li>Pose Questions – Make Them Good! </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion/Find Out Next Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Assess Your Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Send Thank-You Note </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Interview DO’s Arrive 10 minutes early.
  12. 12. First Impressions <ul><li>You Never get second chance to make your first impression </li></ul>
  13. 13. Dressing for Success-Men <ul><li>Suit-Single or double breasted </li></ul><ul><li>Polished shoes </li></ul><ul><li>Solid white shirt </li></ul><ul><li>Conservative tie </li></ul><ul><li>Neatly groomed hair, beard, and mustache </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid strong colognes, earrings, and body piercing </li></ul>
  14. 14. Dressing for Success-Women <ul><li>Pant or skirt suit, decent traditional outfit. </li></ul><ul><li>Pumps with small to medium heels </li></ul><ul><li>Light makeup, perfume, and jewelry </li></ul><ul><li>Wear neutral color </li></ul>
  15. 15. Stay Calm
  16. 16. Be Positive
  17. 17. Confidence
  18. 18. Professional
  19. 19. Interview Don’ts <ul><li>Don’t make excuses. Take responsibility for your decisions and your actions. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t make negative comments about previous employers or supervisors (or others). </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t treat the interview casually, as if you are just shopping around or doing the interview for practice. This is insulting to the interviewer and the organization. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t give the impression you are only interested in salary. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t act as though you would take any job or are desperate for employment. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t chew gum or smell like smoke. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t take cell phone calls during an interview. If you carry a cell phone, turn it off during the interview. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Interview Tips <ul><li>Tell me about yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Bad example: Good example: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Too nervous. 1. Eye contact. </li></ul><ul><li>2. No examples. 2. Give examples. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Um… 3. Personalities. </li></ul><ul><li>4. No confidence 4. Good ending. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Why should we hire you? <ul><li>Bad example: Good example: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Talk too fast. 1. Confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Slang. 2. Personalities. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Look at watches. 3. Give examples. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Research. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Good ending. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Tell me about a weakness. <ul><li>Bad example: Good example: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Gossip. 1. Examples. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Sarcasm. 2. Be honest. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Refute claims. 3. Show humility. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Blame. 4. Effect. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Too defensive. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Why do you want to work here? <ul><li>Bad example: Good example: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Humming. 1. Connection. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Bad attitude. 2. Examples. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Judgmental. 3. Influence. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Bad motivation. 4. Research. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Be honest. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Where do you see yourself in 5 years? <ul><li>Bad example: Good example: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Attitude. 1. Connection. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Too general. 2. Strength. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Improvements. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Tie goals to the possible duties. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Specific. </li></ul>
  25. 25. FOLLOW-UP <ul><li>Ask good questions </li></ul><ul><li>Thank the interviewer </li></ul><ul><li>Request a business card </li></ul><ul><li>Inquire about next steps in the process </li></ul>
  26. 26. Good Luck! <ul><li>Trust me. </li></ul><ul><li>You can make it! </li></ul>

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