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PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
PR performing well at interviews mar 2012
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PR performing well at interviews mar 2012

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  • 1. Pauline AscroftCareers and Employability Mar 2012
  • 2. Who would you mostlike to be stuck in a lift with and why?
  • 3. Can you do the job?Will you do the job?Will you fit in?You get to assess THEM too!
  • 4. •Prepare your documents/’portfolio’•Plan your journey•Re-read the application•Research the industry•Research the employer•Anticipate questions and consideranswers•Prepare YOUR questions
  • 5. Remember your documentsDress appropriatelyArrive earlyFirst impressions count– shake hands, smile, eyecontact, relax, speak clearly, don’t fidgethttp://www.kent.ac.uk/careers/interviews/nvc.htmhttp://ltss.beds.ac.uk/careers/first_impressions/
  • 6. PanelInformal1:1TelephoneAssessment centre
  • 7. PersonalHypothetical/scenarioCompetency basedTechnicalTopicalSurpriseInappropriate
  • 8. Why have you applied for this job?What 3 words describe you best ?What have you recently been working on?Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time?What do you see as the mainchallenges facing ..........Tell me about a time when you workedas part of a team to achieve an objective?
  • 9. •Don’t panic, listen carefully, answer the actual question•Take your time –support with concrete examples•Lots of possible answers to some questions•Be positive and enthusiastichttp://www.jobsite.co.uk/bemyinterviewer/interviewers/Duncan-Bannatyne.phphttp://www.videojug.com/film/how-can-i-make-a-good-first-impression-2
  • 10. Work itself, training and careerdevelopmentOpportunity for further studyMake - up of the teamsAppraisal systemsNOT holidays, pensions, bonuses! Covered everything?
  • 11. Review your performanceWhat went well?Which questions were difficult?Ask for feedbackSend a follow up ‘thanks’
  • 12. Careers Centre Based at FCH Careers Adviser appointments daily (and in vacation) PK appointments every Wednesday and Thursday in term time On line guidance Range of careers resources Web page-check out ‘Destinations’ resource for great CV and careers adviceProspectswww.glos.ac.uk/careerswww.gradsouthwest.com CIPR PR Jobshop PR Week Brand Republic PRCA Jobs Profile Extra simplymarketingjobs Media Guardian

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