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A presentation on interview techniques prepared by NIKHIL JOSHI

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05 interviews

  1. 1. Interviews By NIKHIL JOSHI Lecturer in ‘Language & Communication Skills’ IT Dept.-GCET E-mail: Blog:
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>An interview is a psychological and sociological instrument. </li></ul><ul><li>An interaction between two or more persons for a specific purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s always a two way process. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objectives <ul><li>To select a person for a specific task </li></ul><ul><li>To monitor performance </li></ul><ul><li>To collect information </li></ul><ul><li>To exchange information </li></ul><ul><li>To counsel </li></ul>
  4. 4. Types of Interviews <ul><li>Job </li></ul><ul><li>Persuasive </li></ul><ul><li>Exit </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict-resolution </li></ul><ul><li>Disciplinary </li></ul><ul><li>Termination </li></ul>
  5. 5. Job Interviews <ul><li>Face-to-face </li></ul><ul><li>Telephonic </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul>
  6. 6. Employer’s Expectation <ul><li>Disposition </li></ul><ul><li>Career objective </li></ul><ul><li>Subject-knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>General knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Communication skill </li></ul><ul><li>Mental agility </li></ul><ul><li>Consistency </li></ul><ul><li>Self-confidence </li></ul>
  7. 7. Success Factors <ul><li>Positive attitude towards work </li></ul><ul><li>Proficiency in the field of study </li></ul><ul><li>Communication skill-oral & written </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal skills </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking & problem solving </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Self-motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul>
  8. 8. Failure Factors <ul><li>Arrogance </li></ul><ul><li>Apathy </li></ul><ul><li>Uninhibited nervousness </li></ul><ul><li>Equivocation </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of concentration </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of crispness </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of social skills </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of firmness </li></ul><ul><li>Inadequate quantitative/qualitative skills </li></ul><ul><li>Unsuitable personality </li></ul>
  9. 9. Preparation <ul><li>Go through a mock interview </li></ul><ul><li>Gather adequate inside information </li></ul><ul><li>Dress appropriately </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared to ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>Memorize your resume </li></ul><ul><li>Be punctual </li></ul><ul><li>Relax </li></ul>
  10. 10. Process <ul><li>Establishing rapport </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering information </li></ul><ul><li>Closing </li></ul>
  11. 11. Answering Techniques <ul><li>Behavioral technique </li></ul><ul><li>Compelling story technique </li></ul><ul><li>Personality matching technique </li></ul><ul><li>Parroting technique </li></ul><ul><li>Reframing technique </li></ul><ul><li>Abraham Lincoln technique </li></ul>
  12. 12. Follow-up <ul><li>Calling the interviewer </li></ul><ul><li>Writing a thanking-note </li></ul>
  13. 13. Tips for Success <ul><li>Be well prepared </li></ul><ul><li>Brush up your subject knowledge & general knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Memorize your resume </li></ul><ul><li>Know about the company </li></ul><ul><li>Dress properly </li></ul><ul><li>Be smart, clean and well groomed </li></ul><ul><li>Carry all the papers required in a folder </li></ul><ul><li>Stay calm </li></ul>
  14. 14. Tips for Success <ul><li>Be polite </li></ul><ul><li>Be yourself, be honest </li></ul><ul><li>Show a real interest in job </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of all answering techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Do not answer the question you did not understand, ask for the clarification first </li></ul><ul><li>Speak clearly using positive words </li></ul><ul><li>Do not enter the cabin without asking for the permission </li></ul>
  15. 15. Tips for Success <ul><li>Do not take your seat unless you are asked to </li></ul><ul><li>Switch off your cell phone </li></ul><ul><li>Respond both verbal and non-verbal cues of the interviewers </li></ul><ul><li>Ask relevant questions only </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid becoming familiar and indulging in unnecessary chit-chat </li></ul><ul><li>Leave the place calmly </li></ul><ul><li>Thank before leaving </li></ul>
  16. 16. Telephone Interviews <ul><li>Attend the call positively and politely </li></ul><ul><li>Keep all of your documents within easy reach of the phone so that you can refer to them </li></ul><ul><li>Have a note pad and pen to take notes </li></ul><ul><li>Try to match your speaking rate and pitch with that of the interviewer </li></ul><ul><li>Turn off stereo, television and all other distractions </li></ul>
  17. 17. Guidelines <ul><li>You give caller the information they need </li></ul><ul><li>Organize yourself well before you face a telephonic interview </li></ul><ul><li>Address the caller with the first name especially in U.S.A. style </li></ul><ul><li>Beware of giving Yes/No answers </li></ul><ul><li>Speak directly into the telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Do not smoke or eat while talking on telephone </li></ul>
  18. 18. Guidelines <ul><li>Always greet the interviewer </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use the words of your native language </li></ul><ul><li>Do not answer questions with one word </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid repetition </li></ul><ul><li>Do not raise your voice </li></ul><ul><li>Do not interrupt the interviewer </li></ul><ul><li>Do not ask any personal question to the interviewer </li></ul>
  19. 19. Conclusion <ul><li>Interview is the process of marketing yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Interview is the process of showing all your guts </li></ul><ul><li>Interview is the process of evaluation of yourself </li></ul>
  20. 20. Ending-note <ul><li>“ Determine that things can be and shall be done then we will find the way.” </li></ul><ul><li>--Abraham Lincoln </li></ul><ul><li>“ Confidence is the touchstone of success.” </li></ul><ul><li>--Swami Vivekanand </li></ul>
  21. 21. T h a n k y o u… <ul><li>n IKHIL j OSHI </li></ul><ul><li>e-mail: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>My Websites: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>