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10 Bolormaa Sh Interview

  1. 1. Job interview Bolormaa. Sh
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Rules for preparing for the interview </li></ul><ul><li>- “Do” </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up tips </li></ul><ul><li>4.1 Sending a thank-you letter </li></ul><ul><li>4.2 Prepare your references </li></ul><ul><li>Most frequently asked interview questions </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestion </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>To aim to develop students’ awareness of the lexico-grammatical resources of English for job interview and to provide opportunities for students to improve their own competence in using language for a variety of purposes. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2. Introduction <ul><li>One of the most important things to remember about any job interview is that its main objective is to allow for an exchange of information between both parties (applicant and company), so that a determination can be made as to how well the applicant fits the position/ company and /or vice-versa. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 3. Rules for preparing for the interview “ DO ” <ul><li>Try to get all pertinent data during phone call </li></ul><ul><li>Names and titles of those interviewing you and their relationship to the position you are applying for. </li></ul><ul><li>Phone number and name of person to contact if a problem arises and you must reschedule or be late for the interview. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 3. “DO” <ul><li>2. Your research on the position, company and industry </li></ul><ul><li>Review all company/position data; become familiar with the industry and the company’s major competitors. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep copies of the job posting/descriptions you have applied to for references/preparation </li></ul>
  7. 7. 3. “DO” <ul><li>3. Know the culture of the company </li></ul><ul><li>May not be obvious over the phone, but always a good idea to start formal and then acclimatize yourself to the culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Beware of “Casual Friday ”syndrome-where you interview in full business attire but the company representatives are dressed down due to special circumstances. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 3. “DO” <ul><li>4. Pack properly </li></ul><ul><li>No backpacks or bulky purses-your image should be that of a professional and not a student. </li></ul><ul><li>Your briefcase or portfolio should include: </li></ul><ul><li>- Paper (spiral pad) and pen/pencil </li></ul><ul><li>- Copy of job description, resume, cover letter of references </li></ul><ul><li>- Address, directions, telephone number and name of contact …etc </li></ul>
  9. 9. 3. “DO” <ul><li>5. Follow business etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>Your handshake should be firm, with two or three “pumps” and no ancillary movements. (e.g., shoulder/arm grasping, two hand cupping) </li></ul><ul><li>In the initial meeting, let the interviewer offer their hand first; after the interview, offer your hand first to show you are thankful that they took the time to meet with you. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 3. “DO” <ul><li>6. Remember that communication is key </li></ul><ul><li>Speak to express and not to impress-using lingo/terminology that you are not totally sure of can come back to hurt you later. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep good eye contact, but don’t stare. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 3. “DO” <ul><li>7. Try to schedule strategically </li></ul><ul><li>Always be as cooperative with the interviewer’s schedule as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Know yourself-try to schedule when your energy level is normally high (are you a morning person, or is afternoon better for you?) </li></ul>
  12. 12. 3. “DO” <ul><li>8. Arrive 15 minutes early </li></ul><ul><li>Announce yourself to receptionist. </li></ul><ul><li>Get a good night’s sleep before the interview. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 3. “DO” <ul><li>9. Bring a list of referees and keep in touch with your referees </li></ul><ul><li>In case they have changed jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>To remind them of your performance. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 3. “DO” <ul><li>10. Dress appropriately </li></ul><ul><li>Check the “Career” section of the company’s website to see if they show pictures of staff and take note of how they are dressed; this section may even suggest a guideline for dressing. </li></ul><ul><li>Try using your network to locate an insider and ask their advise. </li></ul>
  15. 15. 4. Follow-up tips <ul><li>After the interview, candidates should be prepared to follow a course of action that includes: </li></ul>
  16. 16. 4.1 Sending a thank-you letter <ul><li>To each of the persons interviewed with. Besides expressing your sincere thanks in having been given the opportunity to meet with them, you should make sure to reiterate your qualifications and continued interest in the position. </li></ul>
  17. 17. 4.2 Prepare your references <ul><li>If you feel that there is a chance the company will be calling them, contact each of your referees and let them know about the interview you have just had. </li></ul>
  18. 18. 5. Most frequently asked interview questions <ul><li>Why have you selected to join us? </li></ul><ul><li>I always longed to work with a company. I am familiar and whose products I have used and trusted. </li></ul><ul><li>(Narrate briefly how you can prove your statement. Do good research on the company before facing the interview) </li></ul>
  19. 19. 5. Most frequently asked interview questions <ul><li>Where do you want to be in 5 years? </li></ul><ul><li>I would like to be frank. Judge me from the work and I am sure you will put me right where I want to be. </li></ul>
  20. 20. 5. Most frequently asked interview questions <ul><li>What salary do you expect? </li></ul><ul><li>- * If you mention a salary that is low it shows that you are not up to the mark. If you mention too high you have ruined a chance to get a job. </li></ul>
  21. 21. 6. Suggestion <ul><li>If you want to know circumstantial job interview, you will see </li></ul><ul><li>http://jobsearch.about.com/od/interviewquestionanswers/a/interview </li></ul><ul><li>quest.htm </li></ul>
  22. 22. Thank you for your attention