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Resume Writing & Interview Skills for High School Students - Class 2

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Resume Writing & Interview Skills for High School Students - Class 2

  1. 1. Resume Writing & Interviewing Skills Class 2 by © Mark H. Middlebrook
  2. 2. Resume Development Interview Preparation Interview Practice Course format http://thedigitalstandard.com/uca Nov 1 Nov 8 Nov 15 3
  3. 3. Women • Suit • Business-style dress • Dress with a jacket • Stockings (optional in summer) • Heels, low or high Men • Dark business suit • Matching vest (optional) • Dress shirt • Conservative tie • Leather dress shoes and dark dress socks 3 Business Professional
  4. 4. Women • Skirt, khakis, or pants • Open-collar shirt, knit shirt or sweater (no spaghetti straps or décolleté) • Dress Men • Seasonal sport coat or blazer with slacks or khakis • Dress shirt, casual button-down shirt, open-collar or polo shirt • Optional tie • Loafers or loafer-style shoes, and socks 4 Business Casual
  5. 5. Women • Dress • Skirt and dressy top • Dressy pants outfit • Nice jeans and dressy top Men • Seasonal sport coat or blazer, and slacks • Dress shirt, casual button-down shirt, open-collar or polo shirt • Optional tie 5 Dressy Casual
  6. 6. Women • Sundress • Long or short skirt • Khakis or nice jeans • Plain T-shirt (no slogans), polo shirt, turtleneck • Casual button-down blouse Men • Khakis or good jeans (clean, no holes) • Plain T-shirt (no slogans), polo shirt, turtleneck • Casual button-down shirt and/or sweater • Loafers, sneakers (with or without socks) 6 Casual
  7. 7. 3 Key Elements for a Successful Interview 1. Be prepared. 2. Listen and engage. 3. Discuss related experience and interest. 7
  8. 8. Dress appropriately Find out if you’re to wear business casual, formal or dressy. Bring copies of your resume Sometimes the interviewer doesn’t have your resume or more interviewers participate. Research the company Know as much as you can about the company or organization you’re interviewing with. Write down a list of questions Write down questions you’d like to ask the interviewer, it shows you care. Practice Ask and answer questions in the mirror or in front of a family member or friend. 8 Be prepared
  9. 9. Don’t interrupt Many managers like to talk, allow them and try not to interrupt. Write down questions you have Write down questions you think of when the manager is talking so you don’t forget to ask. Ask you questions Ask from the questions you wrote down and ones you think of ay the moment. 9 Listen & Engage
  10. 10. Your related skills What skills do you have that relate to what’s needed for the position you’re applying for. Don’t show off Being proud of what you’ve done is acceptable but relate it to how the hiring company can take advantage of it. 10 Discuss experience
  11. 11. AMC Theatres Target CPA Office Chipotle Interview Panels 11
  12. 12. 12 Theatre Crew
  13. 13. 13 Seasonal Team Member
  14. 14. 14 Office Assistant
  15. 15. 15 Restaurant Crew
  16. 16. AMC Theatres Target CPA Office Chipotle Student interview panel assignments 16 Natalie D. Joie A., Zach B., Sarahi M., Liliana G. Brenden B., Lauren M., Destiny, S., Yao Y. Whitney Z., Laura V., Rebecca F., Louise P. Katrina D., Brynna J., Ryan P., Victoria R.
  17. 17. Panel Interview Format 18

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