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English Group Assignment RUA FLMLA Promotion 8th

  1. 1. Royal University of Agriculture  20 January 2012  Group 20 January 2012 03 Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Royal University of Agriculture Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Royal University of Agriculture 3 We are the 8th promotion students in a faculty of Land Royal University of Agriculture Topic: Management and Land Administration. We are very happy How to succeed a Job Interview because Mr. Sophak Pok, a lecturer of English gives a gold opportunity for us to search the topic that focus on “How to Group 03: Succeed at a Job Interview” for sharing new idea and experience to each other happily. Finally, I would like to thank to our 1. Mr. Vibol CHETMAY 5. Mr. Sothea SOR lecturer of English, Mr. Sophak Pok that has provided this research assignment for all of us and correct our mistakes that 2. Mr. Sengly SAM 6. Teav VEN we have made by chance without being tired. This paper can help you to find the way for a successful job interview that you want 3. Mr. Bros ROEUNG 7. Deang SOR to apply. It is more valuable properly when you read and correct it. Please enjoy now! Thanks you!!! 4. Mr. Phanith LY 8. Punroth SO 2 Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 03 03 Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Remember, The Resume Gets You The Interview… But The Interview Gets You The Job! The Job Interview Process: Think of the interview not as an interrogation, but as a two- Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture The Job Interview is a mutual exchange of information between way conversation during which you and the employer determine the interviewer and the interviewee. As the applicant who whether you meet each other’s needs. There are a number of steps wants to compete in a successful interview, you may be able to that you need to go through in order to maximize the success of prepare yourself in a positive way before, during and after the this conversation. interview to show your attitude and your main objectives are: Before the telephone rings: • To communicate the information about your skills and • Always keep paper and pen next to the telephone qualifications clearly and accurately. • Have a copy of your resume or application nearby • To connect this information to the requirements of the job for • Try to have a responsible person answering the telephone which you are interviewing. • Express the importance of keeping telephone lines open • To seek additional information about the position and employer to determine if the position is an appropriate. • Your answering machine message should be professional and appropriate. 3 • To assess how closely your qualifications match the 4 requirements of the position and company. • Find a reliable message phone and· check with them regularlyPrepared by: Group 03 (Morning)  1 
  2. 2. Royal University of Agriculture  20 January 2012  Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 03 03 Step 1: Prepare "More than half of the first impression is based on appearance." Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration • Prepare all necessary documents needed for the interview • Suits/Dresses: Conservative, in dark colors (dark blue, black, Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture including Resume, Cover Letter, etc. gray, or tan) • Prepare questions that will help you understand what the • Shirts/Blouses: Simple, in soft colors responsibilities and expectations of the position. • Socks: Calf-length, complimenting the suit • Prepare questions that will help you understand what the • Stockings: Beige, tan, or natural future growth, learning, and advancement opportunities. • Shoes: Men - polished, should match suit; Women - polished, • Be prepared to respond to the question. medium heels • Consider purchasing a leather portfolio to hold your • Ties: Silk, coordinated with the suit documents and a pen and paper to record notes, if need be. • Handbag: Medium or small size, in a color matching the • For assistance in critiquing your resume or cover letter, come outfit to meet a succeed people of career to get some idea. • Hair: Conservative hairstyle that does not distract from • Plan your attire - First impressions are powerful, so you will professionalism 5 6 want to look professional. • Jewelry: Men - no jewelry; Women - Simple jewelry Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 03 The things you will do: 03 Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration • Arrive early; at least 10 minutes prior to the interview start • Wear dress pants or skirt that reaches your knees. (Girls) time.(Prepare to be on-time, If possible, the night before the Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture • Dress accordingly interview or a few days before, drive the route to the location • Hair and make-up should be neat and not attract attention of the company. Know how the traffic will be.) • Trim or shave beard and mustache • Treat all people you encounter with courtesy and respect. • Wash hands and trim nails Secretaries and receptionists also have first impressions and • Shower and use deodorants frequently share their opinions with the interviewers. • Avoid using perfume or aftershave • Offer a firm handshake. • Brush your teeth • Express a positive attitude and enthusiastic during the interview. • Cover tattoos and, if necessary, remove body piercings • Pay attention to your body language • Open up to the interviewer so that he or she gets a glimpse of whom you are • Introduce yourself and confirm the purpose of the interview • Pay attention to your personal grooming and cleanliness. • Sit squarely facing the interviewer; don’t distract the 7 8 interviewer by taking too many notes during the interview. • Know the exact time and location for your interview.Prepared by: Group 03 (Morning)  2 
  3. 3. Royal University of Agriculture  20 January 2012  Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 03 03 • When you walk into the office, wait to be asked to take a Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration • Maintain a high energy level. If they offer you a restroom seat before you sit down. break or a cup of water, TAKE IT, even if you don’t need it. Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture • Smile politely. • Maintain good eye contact during the interview. • Multiple good copies of your latest resume. Some recruiters • Speak positively about past and current employment edit down and fax your resume, and the interviewer may have experiences. a poor copy. • Respond to questions and back up your statements about • A sheet listing your professional references. Prepare a list of yourself with specific examples whenever possible directly. professional references that you can give them and that they can contact, just in case they ask you for references. Make • Ask for clarification if you don’t understand a question. sure the people you use as references know that you are • Be thorough in your responses but don’t ramble on forever. Be looking for a new position and that they might be contacted. concise in your wording. • Ask for a business card from each person that you interview • Be honest, polite and be yourself (Speak with confidence with. without being arrogant). Dishonesty gets discovered. 9 • If you are meeting with multiple people, treat each new 10 • Exhibit a positive attitude. The interviewer is evaluating you person as the first interview of the day. as a potential co-worker. Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 03 • Speak with passion and enthusiasm. 03 • Have reliable transportation Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration • Have intelligent questions prepared to ask the interviewer. • Be sure to eat breakfast Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture Maintain interviewer’s pace, style of speech. • Get a good nights sleep • Be enthusiastic and interested about the occasion. • Do final mirror check • Introduce examples of your work experience. • Bring briefcase or purse- not both • Ask what the next step is and if you should contact. • Bring two pens and a pad of paper • Ensure you have the interviewer’s name and business address. • Bring extra copies of resume/application, references, and • Focus on positive aspects of your previous jobs. transcripts • Listen to the question before answering it. • Bring your interview questions and notes about the company • Avoid answering with a yes or no. • Bring two forms of Identification (social security card, • Display good hygiene. license, and passport) • Come alone! • End the interview with a closing statement. 11 • Ask if there is anything else the interviewer wants to know. 12 • Thank the interviewer for his or her time. • Reiterate your interest in the position. • End interview with gratitude and enthusiasm for the job.Prepared by: Group 03 (Morning)  3 
  4. 4. Royal University of Agriculture  20 January 2012  Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 • Rambling 03 The things you will not do: 03 Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration • Crossed or folded arms • Don’t wear a blouse or dress too revealing. (Girls) • Fidgeting. Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture • Don’t look shabby or disheveled. • Frowning • Don’t show poor hygiene. • Frozen smile • Wearing sunglasses • Biting your lips • Forgetting your reading glasses • Fiddling with pen, tie • Wearing headphones • Doodling on notepad • No cells phones or pagers • Don’t wear lots of jewelry. • Dont curse • Don’t wear obnoxious attire • Do not belittle yourself or any of your previous employers. • Don’t wear clothing with sequins, etc. • Staring • Don’t make negative comments about previous employers or • Slouching others. 13 • Looking down 14 • Don’t use flattery • Overuse hand gestures Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 03 03 • Don’t falsify application materials or answers to interview Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration • Do not linger when the interview is over. questions. • Don’t speak too loudly or too softly. Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture • Don’t arrive late without warning. • Make answers too lengthy or brief. • Don’t give the impression you are only interested in salary; • Appear hyperactive or passive. don’t ask about salary and benefit issues until your • Don’t ask about salary or benefits, wait until the employer interviewer brings up the subject. brings it up or let it go until later. • Don’t act as though you would take any job or are desperate • Don’t drops name or bad mouth your former for employment. employers/professors. • Don’t be unprepared for typical interview questions • Don’t drink alcohol if the interview is over a meal. • Don’t go to extremes with your posture; don’t slouch and • Don’t sit down until asked to do so. don’t sit rigidly on the edge of your chair. • Don’t interrupt. • Don’t chew gum, don’t smoke or drink alcohol. • Don’t discuss personal problems. • Don’t try to be funny or crack jokes. 15 • Don’t use poor grammar or slang 16 • End interview without gratitude.Prepared by: Group 03 (Morning)  4 
  5. 5. Royal University of Agriculture  20 January 2012  Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 03 03 Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture Step 2: Research the Organization and the Position Step 3: Know Yourself • Learn as much about the company and position you are • Prepare to discuss your strengths, weaknesses, educational applying for before you go to the interview. and work experiences, personal goals, and values. Read the • Visit the company’s website or read company literature and job description thoroughly, anticipating questions which investigate links related to your particular occupational field focus on your qualifications, their organization, and how the to know about recent events and news of the company and two fit together. The main topic of discussion in the learn about the people you will be meeting. Analyze the job interview will be you. Therefore, you need to know yourself. description and try to match your experiences, interests, and Examine your background, what you have accomplished, abilities to their requirements for the position. what goals you have set for yourself, what you want in a job. 17 18 Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 03 03 Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Notice: When you first meet the employer, remember that the Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture first impression is very important. Smile, make eye contact, give Step 4: Make a List of Questions to Ask Them a firm handshake, and greet the interviewer by using his/her The interviewer will normally spend much of the interview name. Remember, the recruiter is evaluating you from the asking you questions. Be a good listener. Speak slowly and moment you are greeted. Follow the lead of the interviewer. Do confidently. Your answers should not be too short and not so not have a seat until he/she tells you where to sit down. You long that you are rambling. When possible, provide specific will most likely be nervous. A certain degree of nervousness is examples when answering questions. Make sure the answers are normal. The first few minutes will probably be used to help you well thought out and formulated before you speak. Have relax. Many interviewers ask you to tell them about yourself. confidence in your abilities without being arrogant. This is your Give a brief personal background without giving too much chance to sell yourself to the employer. detail. Don’t forget the first five minutes, where first impressions are established, are very important. 19 20Prepared by: Group 03 (Morning)  5 
  6. 6. Royal University of Agriculture  20 January 2012  Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 03 03 Step 5: Follow Up Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Closing: After the questioning is over, you will have your turn to Write a brief letter of thanks for the interview. In the letter you ask questions. They can display your interest in the interviewer. Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture need to reiterate your interest in the position and briefly state Your questions should be upbeat and positive. Also, questions why you are the best candidate. should convey your interest in and your knowledge of the organization. In closing the interview, remember to sum up your Reasons for looking for a new position qualifications and interest in the position for which you are • Avoid any negative talk about your employer, manager or applying. Also, determine how the interviewer will follow-up. supervisor. What is the next step – will the interviewer contact you or • Explain why it makes sense for you to move to a new should you contact him/her? Keep in mind that the interview is company/position in terms of why this will help you advance not over until you walk out the door. Stay enthusiastic and your skills/career and contribute more to your new employer. courteous the entire time. The last five minutes is where your • Be prepared to answer questions about why you left your overall performance is being assessed. Usually the interviewer previous positions, and why you accepted your previous will stand up to indicate the end of the interview. Shake the positions. interviewer’s hand and thank him/her for considering you. 21 22 • Leave early enough so that you can have a flat, fix it and still be early to the interview. (Do not trust Google Maps) Group 20 January 2012 Group 20 January 2012 03 03 Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration After the Interview Royal University of Agriculture Royal University of Agriculture • You must PROMPTLY send a thank you note to each person you interviewed with. (That is why you asked for their business card. You have the correct spelling of their name, their title and email addresses.) Questions and Answers ??? • Hand writes the envelope. Snail mails the thank you note ASAP (As soon as possible). • Have someone review your thank you notes before sending ??? them to ensure there are no spelling or grammatical errors. Success in your interview and your life! Thank you very much for your kind attention!!! 23 3 24Prepared by: Group 03 (Morning)  6 
  7. 7. Royal University of Agriculture  20 January 2012  Group 20 January 2012 03 Faculty of Land Management and Land Administration Royal University of Agriculture Thank you very much for your kind attention!!! Click here for PDF 25Prepared by: Group 03 (Morning)  7 

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