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  • J. The purpose of the Interview is to get the job You are interviewing them as much as they are interviewing you!
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    • 1. Interview
    • 2. Agenda
      • Interview and its Purpose
      • Preparation - Before the Interview
      • Starting - Opening the Interview
      • The Interview – Applying and showcasing
      • Final laps - Closing the Interview
      • Follow up - After the interview
    • 3. Purpose
      • To determine if This job & Your job qualifications are a GOOD MATCH
    • 4. Why Should I Hire You?
      • Quality of Cover Letter
      • Quality of Resume
      • Interview Performance
      • Professionalism
      • References
      • Years of Relevant Work Experience
      • Fit with Company Culture
      • Relevant Skills
      • Internal Candidate
      • Candidate’s Familiarity with the Organization
    • 5. Before the Interview
    • 6. How to Prepare for an Interview
      • Self-Awareness - Know yourself
        • Be very familiar with your resume
        • Be able to articulate your goals and strengths
      • College career office or library may have a sheet or booklet on interview technique.
      • Take as much advice as you can.
      • Try and 'practice' an interview.
      • Ask a friend, or college teacher, to pretend to interview you.
      • Make notes of your achievements and study the way you talk about them by practicing.
    • 7. Position Awareness
      • Know the company and specific job description:
      • # employees, culture, philosophy, news, challenges/opportunities
      • primary & secondary functions of job
    • 8. PREP
      • P repare 3-5 questions for the interviewer
      • R eview 3-6 key skills about yourself that fit the position
      • E stablish 10 examples to showcase yourself
      • P ractice, Practice, Practice!!!
    • 9. Opening the Interview
    • 10. Professional Appearance
      • Be positive, and confident (if you can!) but not over-confident.
      • Take a pen, notepad, and several resume copies
      • Be 15 minutes early
      • Wear suitable interview clothes.
      • Look yourself over once before entering the office
      • Have questions ready to ask about the company and the job.
      • Any applications handed before the interview begins, are to be filled in as accurately as possible
        • Make sure they match the information in your CV and Cover Letter.
    • 11. Positive Body Language
      • Positive Entrance
      • Enthusiasm
      • Relaxed Smile
      • Direct Eye Contact
      • Straight Posture
      • Firm Handshake
      • Leaning Slightly Forward
      • Use of Hand Movement
      • Feet Flat on Floor
    • 12. Negative Body Language
      • Lack of Enthusiasm or Curiosity
      • Frowning
      • Weak Handshake
      • Lack of Eye Contact
      • Staring
      • Nervous Movements
      • Arms Crossed
      • Hands Clenched
      • Looking at Watch
    • 13. The Interview
    • 14. Startup
      • Always greet the interviewer by his/her last name and try to pronounce it correctly.
      • Have a good firm handshake.
      • Look alert and interested. Scan the room once and then keep your eyes on the interviewer.
      • Wait until you are offered a chair before you sit down.
    • 15. Ice Breakers
      • Your answer to the initial opening statements in the job interview are important
        • these are called "ice breakers"
      • Some times the interviewer will ask whether you had difficulty finding the company premises
        • Your answer should be brief and polite.
      • The interviewer is merely being polite - if you had problems in finding the premises he/she doesn't need to know that.
    • 16. During Interview
      • Stress your achievements.
      • Always conduct yourself professionally and if something beyond your control occurs, show a sense of humor.
      • Be enthusiastic and show it in your replies and body language.
      • Answer the interview question by more than a simple yes or no but try not to go over the 60 second limit.
      • Avoid at all cost complaining about your current or former employer in your job interview.
      • Do not answer questions about politics or religion if the job is completely unrelated.
    • 17. Conversation Tips
      • Use replies such as
        • I'm fine thank you, and you?
        • I'm very well, thank you.
      • These replies express a careless attitude
        • So, so
        • OK
        • Not so well
      • Do not raise salary discussions on your first interview - this is usually done on the second interview. Make sure you do your wage research before hand.
    • 18. One to One Job Interview
      • The most common interview type - interviewer with interviewee.
      • Is a test/conversation
        • both parties will end the conversation with an opinion.
      • The interviewer: if the candidate is right for the job and
      • the interviewee: if the organization is right for him.
      • The interview starts when the interviewee meets the interviewer
      • Body language signs & other non-verbal communication
      • 'investigation' in order to see an Best fitment among all
      • Technical and general questions
    • 19. Questions
      • Traditional Interviews – Historical
        • Why are you applying for this position?
        • How would you describe yourself?
        • What are your strengths/weaknesses?
        • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
      • Behavioural – Contemporary
        • Tell me about a time that you had a difficult problem to solve. How did you try to solve it? What did you learn from the experience?
        • Give me your best example of working as a team member to accomplish an important goal. What was the goal? What was your role? What were the results?
    • 20. Questions
      • Expect random questions:
        • What was the last book that you read?
        • If you could have dinner with 3 people, who would you choose and why?
      • Tricky Interview Questions
        • Why should we hire you?
        • Why do you want to work here?
        • What are your greatest weaknesses?
        • Why did you leave your last job?
        • Describe a problem situation and how you solved it
        • What accomplishment are you most proud of?
        • Tell me about yourself.
      • General questions will analyze your
        • Problem solving abilities
        • Ability to socialize with the rest of the team.
    • 21. Responses
      • Use the STAR approach to answer
      ST (Situation/Task) Describe the situation/task A (Action) Explain what you did R (Result) Describe the results
    • 22. In Any Interview
      • Be ready for: “Tell me about yourself”
      • Be honest, show your personality
      • Help the interviewer to know:
        • Are you dependable?
        • Are you a good worker?
        • Will you fit in here?
      • Take support documents or portfolio if appropriate
      • Give reasons to hire you over the 100 other applicants
    • 23. Closing the Interview
    • 24. Closing the Interview
      • Summarize key strengths and match for the position
      • Always ask questions
      • Thank the interviewer by name
      • Ask about the next step
      • Express an interest in hearing from them
    • 25. After the interview
    • 26. The Next Step
      • Follow-up with a thank you note
      • Be prepared for negotiating offer(s) or a second interview
      • Contact them by phone or e-mail if you do not hear back within the time frame indicated
      • Always leave them with a positive impression
    • 27. Questions…
    • 28. s.senthilkumar Technical project lead, IPOS-IPv6 Huawei Technologies India PVT LTD Level 3,4,5 and 7, Leela Galleria The Leela Palace, No 23, Airport Road, Bangalore – 560-008 E-Mail: Good Luck!! Wish you a happy journey!!!