Set Off Your Career! The Art of Flawless Presentations and Effective Interviews

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Set Off Your Career! The Art of Flawless Presentations and Effective Interviews

In today’s workforce, it is critical for rising leaders to seek ways to stand out. Human Resource professionals and leaders seek out the best and the brightest. This seminar will help you discover effective techniques that will ensure a memorable and lasting impression. Join HR professionals and other executives as they share their best interview responses and other tools that will help you represent your best self.

Learning Outcome: Increase professional and personal development

At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

a) Explore best practices in interviews and career enhancing presentations
b) Examine effective techniques to prepare for job interviews and important meetings
c) Identify common mistakes of rising leaders and new professionals
d) Explore presentation skills and techniques

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Set Off Your Career! The Art of Flawless Presentations and Effective Interviews

  1. 1. SET OFF YOUR CAREER! THE ART OF FLAWLESS PRESENTATIONS & EFFECTIVE INTERVIEWS
  2. 2. The Art of Flawless Presentations & Effective Interviews AGENDA • Introduction • How to prepare for interviews • How to develop & give flawless presentations • Summary
  3. 3. The Art of Flawless Presentations & Effective Interviews Introduction • Importance of interviews & presentations – Opportunity to make an impression (specific or not) that might impact your future – Need an effective interview to get in the door – Need to deliver effective presentations to propel your career
  4. 4. The Art of Flawless Presentations & Effective Interviews How to prepare for interviews • Know your audience – Share your skills, background, and ability to do the job (Position) – How do you fit into the company and its culture ? (Organization) – Get your questions answered (position, company, & future career opportunities) • Develop an effective strategy to market yourself – – – – – – Dress for success Be organized & confident Be honest Keep it positive Show interest & use examples Don’t discuss salary • Follow-up with thank you note
  5. 5. The Art of Flawless Presentations & Effective Interviews How to develop & give flawless presentations • Know the main purpose of your presentation & know your audience – research, experiences & examples • Presentation Charts – Create a narrative (flow of information) – Focus on the message: less is more – Rehearse and prepare • Presenter – Dress appropriately – Set a comfortable pace, engage the audience, use hand gestures, be accessible, don’t read off the charts, make eye contact – Stay on target – Introduce, Present points, Summarize
  6. 6. The Art of Flawless Presentations & Effective Interviews Summary • Preparing for an Interview – Know your audience (position & organization) – Develop an effective strategy to market yourself • Develop & Give flawless presentations – – – – Dress appropriately Know the main purpose of your presentation Charts should focus on message; less is more Introduce, Present points, Summarize

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