Chapter : 19 The Job ApplicationProcess-Interviews and Follow-UpAssignment
Why am I here? To Chapter Overview. To share Informative Research. To share Some Inspiring Quotes. To share some Important Questions of Job Interview.
What is a Job Interview? A Job interview is a process in which a potential employee is evaluated by an employer for prospective employment in their company, organization, or firm. During this process, the employer hopes to determine whether or not the applicant is suitable for the role.
Types of Job InterviewTraditional: The candidate sitsand talks with the interviewerusually at the company‟s facility.Questions are focused on thecandidate‟s attitudes; values, andtraditional skills.
Types of Job InterviewPhone or Computer:Candidates answerquestions via phone, e-mail, or online form.
Types of Job InterviewTeam or Committee: Thecandidate is interviewed by anumber of people at the sametime. Some organizations referto this method as “PanelInterview.”
Types of Job InterviewStress: The interviewersubjects the candidate tointimidating questions todemonstrate how thecandidate will handlestress in the position.
Important QuestionsQuestion 1. Please tell me something about yourself.Question 2. Why Should we hire you?Question 3. What do you know about our company?Question 4. Why you want to work in our company?Question 5. Why did you leave your last job?Question 6. Are you a team player?Question 7. What is your greatest strength?Question 8. Where do you expect to be in 5 years?
THE JOB APPLICATION PROCESS-INTERVIEWSAND FOLLOW-UPI. Successful II. Successful III. Successful Preparation Follow-UP Negotiating for the Job Messages After InterviewA. Prior to the the Interview A. Candidate to A. Basic Interview Employer (Even PreparationB. Chronology of Simple Letters) for the Interview B. Employer to NegotiatingC. Active During Candidate ( Seven the Job Offer the Interview Letters ) B. Basic Issues inD. Answering of Negotiating Asking the Job Offer Questions During the interview
Successful Preparation for the Job Prior to the interviewPreparing for interviews typicallyinvolves:A • Assessing self and personal strengthsB • Researching the employerC • Deciding what to wearD • Practice
Chronology of the Interview• The straightforward chronological interview, where youare asked questions around your CV / Application form• Criterion referenced interviews, where you will be asked togive examples of how you meet their criteria e.g., examples ofteamwork, negotiating, leadership• The off-the-wall questions where you might be asked somebizarre questions. This is to see if you can think on the spot andhow creative/logical you are.
Active During the InterviewPositive , Desirable Behavior• Be honest . State your data clearly , without exaggeration .• Show interest in the company . Here , too tactfully relate yourachievements to your future employer‟s needs.• Keep answerers brief . The more answerers you provide , thevaried the information you can give about yourself
Active During the InterviewNegative Factors to Avoid• Discourtesy . Avoid first names , doodling disinterest .• Jargon, slang . This is not the time to project an image thatyour hip, cool, or tuned in to the jargon of youth.
Answering of Asking Questions During the InterviewQuestion Answer• How come your • „‟What the grades do notgrader are lower than reflect are the nonclassroomaverage ? leadership position I held on several committees . Also to help pay college expanses I worked on part time jobs as shown in my resume. • „‟ I approach everything I• What are your do with a great deal ofgreatest weakness ? enthusiasm . But out of my love for work comes a bit of impatience . May I gave you a complete incident….?
Successful Follow-UP Messages After the InterviewCandidate to Employer• To improve your chances for securing the job for which you interviewedwe recommend you contact the interviewer in person, by phone, or e-mailof the three approaches.
Sample Follow Up Letter After InterviewYour NameYour AddressYour Contact details (phone and email)DateMr John MurrayManagerABC Company13 Cresta AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11205Dear Mr MurrayIt was a pleasure meeting with you this morning regarding the Sales position. I enjoyedlearning more about the job opportunity and ABC Company.The position is exciting and I am enthusiastic about the challenges it offers. I am convincedthat my experience in building a dedicated customer base and my track record ingenerating new business will allow me to successfully meet these challenges. With hardwork and commitment I believe I can make a significant contribution to the achievementof the companys long term goals.I enjoyed meeting your colleagues and would consider it a privilege to become part of yourteam. I am confident that my ability and willingness to learn quickly will allow me tointegrate myself and become a productive member of the division from the start.Thank you again for the informative interview. It certainly reaffirmed my keen interest inthe job opportunity. Should you require any additional information or references pleasedont hesitate to contact me.I look forward to hearing from you.Sincerely
Employer to CandidateThere may be a time Example of Job Offer Later After thewhen you will be on Interviewthe other side of the Dear Mr. Jonsoninterviewing processyou will have to With pleasure we offer you the position of assistant legal counsel in our firm at yearly starting salary of amount thatcommunicate with position to begin November 1, 2012 .the interviewee. We will pay all moving expenses associated with your moveSeveral instances of and a member of our Human Resources Department willsuch communicate assist you in locating housing . Thank you for interest you already have shown in ourare now noted. company . we hope you will decited to make your career with us. If you or member of your family have question concerning our offer or other question , please call Ms. Teena in our personal office at 9234562 She , or member of her staff , will respond to any further question. We sincerely hope you will join us for a rewarding career.
Successful NegotiatingAs the following probe Basic Preparation for Negotiation thesuggest , take time to Job Offer employer for the offer. • Thank thereview the salary and • Ask Salary or weekly/monthly wages.benefits package of • Ask Bonus and/or commission opportunity.comparable position • Ask Other incentive compensation opportunitybefore you interview . • Ask Employee “welfare” programsMost often on a college • Ask Vacation allowancecampus no financial • Ask Sick time and other leave time allowance.detail are confirmed in • Ask about start datean initial meeting .
Basic Issues in Negotiation the Job OfferISSUES OF COMPENSATION AND NEGOTIATION• The last work of your job search deals with determining your fairmarketvalue in your field and to your hiring organization. With this knowledge,you and your hiring manager can discuss compensation competentlyand,finally, negotiate salary and benefits, reaching a mutually satisfyingconclusion.• Although salary discussions generally begin in the second interview orfollowing a job offer, the subject can occur at any time. If the employerinterjects questions about salary before you have delved into the jobresponsibilities, explain you need to understand the entire jobdescription before you discuss compensation.•Do your homework before you begin the interviewing process:
• Companies consider a variety of circumstances in making an offer and so no offer is completely standard.• Your academic credentials.• Your prior experience.• Position responsibilities and special skills required.• Industry and regional norms.• Local cost of living.• Internal salary structure and policies.• Your prior salary.• Current business conditions.• Comparative salary information from similar graduate programs.