Interview Techniques With Narration Ver2


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  • Employment interview techniques: Impress for success
  • How quickly does an interviewer form an opinion about you? The first 30 seconds can make or break an interview.
  • Just what are they looking for when they evaluate you in an interview? You might be surprised to know that your job qualifications rank fourth after attitude, appearance and your ability to communicate.
  • In order of appearance you’re ranked on: attitude, image or appearance, communications, and job skills.
  • So how do you project a winning attitude? It comes down to your appearance, be friendly and courteous, be enthusiastic and positive, watch your body language, project an air of confidence, show an interest in your prospective employer.
  • Your image should be appropriate for the job and the employer. Be clean and neat of course avoiding extremes of color in your wardrobe. Be alert.
  • Your verbal skills are very important. Use the interviewer’s name, be positive and courteous, use a pleasant tone and always be professional.
  • Nonverbal communication is just as important as verbal. Have a relaxed but firm handshake. Make eye contact Be energetic and pleasant Sit up straight yet be relaxed and confident
  • When asked about yourself: be positive about what you can do and what you can contribute
  • Have your marketing kit handy and use it to illustrate what you have said about your skills and accomplishments
  • Your marketing kit will contain such items as: your resume, licenses and certificates, transcripts, letters of recommendation and references. You should also have a pencil and note pad containing questions to ask the interviewer.
  • Watch for signs that the interview is coming to a close. Ask when you will be notified of the hiring decision Make notes of any actions that will be required of you such as sending official transcripts If you’re interested in the job say so Thank the interviewer by name Smile and give a firm handshake Be sure to thank the receptionist on you way out
  • To summarize Project a positive, enthusiastic attitude Dress and groom professionally Use positive verbal & nonverbal communication Deliver a polished interview commercial Present a polished interview Marketing Kit Close the interview skillfully
  • You’ll be well on your way to getting that job.
  • Interview Techniques With Narration Ver2

    1. 1. Employment Interview Techniques <ul><li>Impress for Success </li></ul>
    2. 2. 30-Second Test <ul><li>Interviewers form strong opinions about applicants within 30 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>The first 30 seconds can make or break an interview </li></ul>
    3. 3. How You Are Rated in Interviews Attitude 40% Image & Appearance 25% Communication (verbal & nonverbal) 25% Job Qualifications 10%
    4. 4. In Order of Importance <ul><li>Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Image /Appearance </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Make your appearance appropriate </li></ul><ul><li>Be friendly, courteous, enthusiastic </li></ul><ul><li>Speak positively </li></ul><ul><li>Use positive body language </li></ul><ul><li>Project an air of confidence and pride </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate knowledge of/interest in the employer </li></ul>How to Project a Winning Attitude
    6. 6. Image / Appearance <ul><li>Conservative: business-like, no extremes </li></ul><ul><li>Clean, neat, appropriate for industry </li></ul><ul><li>Complementary, appropriate colors </li></ul><ul><li>Squeaky clean from head to toe </li></ul><ul><li>Alert--be well rested </li></ul>
    7. 7. Tips for Effective Verbal Communication <ul><li>Use the interviewer’s name </li></ul><ul><li>Use positive, courteous terms </li></ul><ul><li>Use a pleasant voice tone </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasize your strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the content professional </li></ul>
    8. 8. Tips for Effective Nonverbal Communication <ul><li>Firm, warm handshake </li></ul><ul><li>Relaxed facial expressions, smile </li></ul><ul><li>Eye contact: Direct yet comfortable </li></ul><ul><li>Voice: Energetic, pleasant </li></ul><ul><li>Posture: Erect, relaxed, no fidgeting </li></ul><ul><li>Walk: Tall, confident </li></ul>
    9. 9. Emphasize What Employers Look For <ul><li>What you can do : job specific and transferable skills </li></ul><ul><li>What you will do : good work ethic, dependability </li></ul><ul><li>How you fit : positive attitude and appearance, good teamwork and people skills </li></ul>
    10. 10. Prepare an Interview Marketing Kit <ul><li>Use a professional binder or small attaché case. </li></ul><ul><li>Include portfolio and other items appropriate for each interview. </li></ul><ul><li>The benefits: You look professional; you feel prepared and confident. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Interview Marketing Kit Contents <ul><li>Job-related work samples (from work or school) </li></ul><ul><li>Required certificates, licenses, transcripts, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Copies of your resume, letters of recommendation </li></ul><ul><li>List of appropriate references </li></ul><ul><li>Notebook with your pertinent questions </li></ul><ul><li>Pens, pencils, appointment calendar </li></ul>
    12. 12. Close the Interview Skillfully <ul><li>Watch for signs it’s time to close </li></ul><ul><li>Ask when you will be notified of hiring decision </li></ul><ul><li>Make notes of appointments/actions required </li></ul><ul><li>If you’re interested in the job, say so! </li></ul><ul><li>Use interviewer’s name in parting remarks </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain good posture, smile and give a firm handshake </li></ul><ul><li>Thank the receptionist by name </li></ul>
    13. 13. Checklist for Interviewing Like a Pro <ul><li>Project a positive, enthusiastic attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Dress and groom professionally </li></ul><ul><li>Use positive verbal & nonverbal communication </li></ul><ul><li>Present a polished interview Marketing Kit </li></ul><ul><li>Close the interview skillfully </li></ul>
    14. 14. Congratulations! <ul><li>You’re well on your way to getting that job. </li></ul><ul><li>Best of luck to you </li></ul>