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Perfect Interview Answers:
What to Say to Get the Job You Want

Speaker:
Peggy McKee
How to Sell Yourself for the Job
 Communicate with the Hiring
Manager

 Give Perfect Answers
 ONE Question that Can Put...
Interview Communication Tips

There are certain words,
phrases, and concepts the
hiring manager is looking for.

If they h...
These Words Allow You to
Communicate Important Concepts:
 I’m going to be a good hire
for you.

 I can solve your proble...
Don’t Just Tell the Hiring Manager
What They Want to Hear
 Package Yourself in an Attractive Way

 Find Out What the Hir...
Do you pose a risk to his or her
own continued employment?
• They Are Judged on Who
They Hire
• The Hiring Manager’s Job I...
4 Questions You Must Answer Well
1. Tell me about yourself.
2. Why should we hire you?
3. Why do you want to join this
com...
Tell me about yourself.
What the Hiring Manager really wants to know is…
“Tell me something that will
matter to me as I co...
Put Yourself in That Hiring Manager’s Shoes
• What is the hiring manager
going to be the most
impressed by?
• What is goin...
Start with Your Education
Then Go Into Your Background
“I received a degree in X from Y University. From there, I took my
...
Plan Your Answer in Advance
Tailor Your Answer Before You Give It

What parts of my story would
be on this hiring manager’...
You don’t need to talk longer than a minute or so—
just deliver a very targeted message that says to
that hiring manager: ...
Would you like to seem more?
How To Answer Interview Questions (50 Question FREE #book)
http://careerconfidential.com/how-...
Would you like to see more?
How To Answer Interview Questions (50 Question FREE #book)
http://careerconfidential.com/how-t...
Best of Luck!
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Perfect Interview Answers

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Ace the interview and get the job offer. Learn the four questions you must answer for the interviewer (and that he won't ask), how to sell yourself for the job, and to communicate your value. Career Coach Peggy McKee provides tips for success.

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Perfect Interview Answers

  1. 1. Perfect Interview Answers: What to Say to Get the Job You Want Speaker: Peggy McKee
  2. 2. How to Sell Yourself for the Job  Communicate with the Hiring Manager  Give Perfect Answers  ONE Question that Can Put You Over the Top
  3. 3. Interview Communication Tips There are certain words, phrases, and concepts the hiring manager is looking for. If they hear enough of those magic words, they’ll offer you the job.
  4. 4. These Words Allow You to Communicate Important Concepts:  I’m going to be a good hire for you.  I can solve your problems.  You won’t regret this decision.  You’re going to love having me on your team.
  5. 5. Don’t Just Tell the Hiring Manager What They Want to Hear  Package Yourself in an Attractive Way  Find Out What the Hiring Manager Needs  Be Strategically Conscious of Your Overall Mission  Know How to Answer Interview Questions Know the right thing to say to close the deal.
  6. 6. Do you pose a risk to his or her own continued employment? • They Are Judged on Who They Hire • The Hiring Manager’s Job Is on the Line Minimize the risk and show that you’re a great bet.
  7. 7. 4 Questions You Must Answer Well 1. Tell me about yourself. 2. Why should we hire you? 3. Why do you want to join this company? 4. What’s your greatest weakness? These questions are all excellent opportunities to sell yourself for the job.
  8. 8. Tell me about yourself. What the Hiring Manager really wants to know is… “Tell me something that will matter to me as I consider you for this job.” This is a golden opportunity for you to set yourself apart from the other candidates.
  9. 9. Put Yourself in That Hiring Manager’s Shoes • What is the hiring manager going to be the most impressed by? • What is going to get the hiring manager’s attention?
  10. 10. Start with Your Education Then Go Into Your Background “I received a degree in X from Y University. From there, I took my first role as an ABC in XYZ company. I progressed there in receiving two X awards / promotions, and then was recruited by XYZ’s competition for another role, where again, I achieved 2 more X and was recognized for X, which led me to you.” This is the general language you should use to tell your story.
  11. 11. Plan Your Answer in Advance Tailor Your Answer Before You Give It What parts of my story would be on this hiring manager’s list of reasons to hire me? That’s what being strategic in the interview is all about.
  12. 12. You don’t need to talk longer than a minute or so— just deliver a very targeted message that says to that hiring manager: “I am skilled, I have accomplished some great things, and I can bring that to work here for you.”
  13. 13. Would you like to seem more? How To Answer Interview Questions (50 Question FREE #book) http://careerconfidential.com/how-to-answer-interview-questions-top-50.php How To Answer Interview Questions (101 Question Ebook) http://careerconfidential.com/training-webinars/ Phone Numbers: 800.691.2562 or 972.382.3139
  14. 14. Would you like to see more? How To Answer Interview Questions (50 Question FREE #book) http://careerconfidential.com/how-to-answer-interview-questionstop-50.php How To Answer Interview Questions (101 Question Ebook) http://careerconfidential.com/training-webinars/ Training Webinars Page http://careerconfidential.com/training-webinars/ Below are all the webinars provided. We change the schedule weekly. Weekly and Daily Webinars Cover Letter Resume Review Perfect Interview Answers The Fastest Way To Find A Job How To Get Into Medical Sales Why Online Applications Are Killing Your Job Search 5 Tips To Overcome Age Discrimination How To Answer Interview Questions
  15. 15. Best of Luck!

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