Mind Mapping Used to generate, visualize, structure and classify ideas Used by educators, engineers, psychologists amongst others Can be used as an aid to problem solving, decision making and writing Encourage a brainstorming approach to planning and organising The laws of mind mapping were originally devised by Tony Buzon Usually drawn freehand as well as a number of software packages available
Mind Mapping Large piece of paper in landscape orientation Start in the centre with a central image or keyword = representing a goal or idea Branch off with other keywords using different colours to highlight different branches Let the map create it’s own shape Use lines to connect out Branch out with a second train of thought Continue in this style with a 3 rd or 4 th level
Create the correct impact and image
Dress for where you want to be not where you currently are
First impressions do count
Gentleman – business suit and shirt and tie
Ladies business suit or smart trousers/skirt and blouse/top
Try on your outfit before the interview
Supports your image as a business person
Look like somebody who takes the interview process seriously
The evening before the interview ...
The day of the interview ...
Travelling to and arriving at the interview ...
During the interview ...
Concluding the interview ...
What Are Employers Looking For? Horns or Halo Effect
What Are Employers Looking For?
Dealing with people
Based on the principle that previous behaviour is the best indicator of how people will behave in the future.