“Why don’t you begintelling me something  about yourself?”
Job Interviewobtain and synthesize information about    the abilities of an individual and        requirements of the job
Types of Job Interview    1. One on one
Types of Job Interview       2. Panel
Types of Job Interview     3. Telephone
***Dress as you would if you wereemployed in the position which you        are applying for
Before a Job Interview• Research about the company/ organization  you are applying for• Familiarize yourself with the impo...
Job Description•   qualifications•   content and scope of job•   duties and responsibilities•   knowledge and skills requi...
Prepare a presentation folder• Resume/ Curriculum Vitae• Character References• Letters of Recommendation• Samples of your ...
Before a Job Interview• Locate the correct place of the job interview• Familiarize yourself with the place (building,  flo...
Before a Job Interview• Familiarize the route from your home to the  place of interview• Anticipate the vehicular traffic ...
During a job interview• Be at the location at least 15 minutes  before the scheduled interview• Upon arrival, inform the r...
During a job interview• Use the name/ title of the interviewer• Shake hands firmly• Wait to be asked to be seated
During a job interview• Maintain eye contact• Allow the interviewer to take the lead• Sit properly
During a job interview• Be positive• Ask when will you know about the results• Thank the interviewer and offer a hand shake
Common Inadequacies in a Job Interview             (Peterson, 1997; Ayres et.al., 2001)1. communication Skills2. lack of r...
CLARIFICATIONS?
After the Job Interview• Send a letter of appreciation one/ two  days after the interview >shows interest in the position ...
INTERVIEW “We believe that truthfulness,accuracy, honesty, and reason are   essential to the integrity of        communica...
Demonstrate Competencea. create a good first   impressionb. speak with clarityc. demonstrate interest
Answering Interview Questions         Effectively and Ethically1. Offer relevant answers2. Substantiate your claims   with...
Ask questions Effectively and Ethically• Asking a questions shows your interest in the  job:  – provides insights to help ...
Some Questions that you can ask>Could you describe further the responsibilities  of the job?>What skills are most importan...
Avoid Questions on:>salary>vacation time>benefits>personal
Dealing with illegal Questions1. Weigh the severity of the violation against   your desire for the job2. Ask for clarifica...
Categories of Interview           Questionsa. Qualificationsb. Characterc. Career Goalsd. Stress Questionse. Candid Questi...
References:• Pearson, J. et al. (2008). Human  Communication. (3rd ed.). New York: McGraw-  Hill, Inc.• Eischen, C.W. and ...
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  1. 1. “Why don’t you begintelling me something about yourself?”
  2. 2. Job Interviewobtain and synthesize information about the abilities of an individual and requirements of the job
  3. 3. Types of Job Interview 1. One on one
  4. 4. Types of Job Interview 2. Panel
  5. 5. Types of Job Interview 3. Telephone
  6. 6. ***Dress as you would if you wereemployed in the position which you are applying for
  7. 7. Before a Job Interview• Research about the company/ organization you are applying for• Familiarize yourself with the important information about the company• Be familiar with the job description of the position you are applying for
  8. 8. Job Description• qualifications• content and scope of job• duties and responsibilities• knowledge and skills required• working conditions• relationship with co-workers/ supervisors
  9. 9. Prepare a presentation folder• Resume/ Curriculum Vitae• Character References• Letters of Recommendation• Samples of your work/ portfolio
  10. 10. Before a Job Interview• Locate the correct place of the job interview• Familiarize yourself with the place (building, floor, room) of the interview
  11. 11. Before a Job Interview• Familiarize the route from your home to the place of interview• Anticipate the vehicular traffic you will encounter in going to the place of the interview
  12. 12. During a job interview• Be at the location at least 15 minutes before the scheduled interview• Upon arrival, inform the reception of your purpose• Smile!!!
  13. 13. During a job interview• Use the name/ title of the interviewer• Shake hands firmly• Wait to be asked to be seated
  14. 14. During a job interview• Maintain eye contact• Allow the interviewer to take the lead• Sit properly
  15. 15. During a job interview• Be positive• Ask when will you know about the results• Thank the interviewer and offer a hand shake
  16. 16. Common Inadequacies in a Job Interview (Peterson, 1997; Ayres et.al., 2001)1. communication Skills2. lack of response quality3. poor grammar ***These affect the hiring decisions
  17. 17. CLARIFICATIONS?
  18. 18. After the Job Interview• Send a letter of appreciation one/ two days after the interview >shows interest in the position >gives additional information regarding your qualifications
  19. 19. INTERVIEW “We believe that truthfulness,accuracy, honesty, and reason are essential to the integrity of communication.” –NCA Ethics Credo
  20. 20. Demonstrate Competencea. create a good first impressionb. speak with clarityc. demonstrate interest
  21. 21. Answering Interview Questions Effectively and Ethically1. Offer relevant answers2. Substantiate your claims with evidences3. Provide accurate answers4. Be positive
  22. 22. Ask questions Effectively and Ethically• Asking a questions shows your interest in the job: – provides insights to help you decide if you want this job – demonstrates communication skills – indirectly states your priorities, ambition, and level of commitment
  23. 23. Some Questions that you can ask>Could you describe further the responsibilities of the job?>What skills are most important for this job?>What type of person would be most successful in this position?
  24. 24. Avoid Questions on:>salary>vacation time>benefits>personal
  25. 25. Dealing with illegal Questions1. Weigh the severity of the violation against your desire for the job2. Ask for clarification3. Be assertive4. Report the violation
  26. 26. Categories of Interview Questionsa. Qualificationsb. Characterc. Career Goalsd. Stress Questionse. Candid Questions
  27. 27. References:• Pearson, J. et al. (2008). Human Communication. (3rd ed.). New York: McGraw- Hill, Inc.• Eischen, C.W. and Eischen, L.A. (2007). Resume, Cover Letters, Networking, and Interviewing. (2nd ed.). USA: Thomson South- Western.

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