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Unit 3d Job interviews

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Unit 3d Job interviews

  1. 1. GENC3003Personal Financial Planning<br />Andrew Hingstonandrew.hingston@unsw.edu.au<br />Unit 3: Job interviews<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />First Impressions Count!<br /><ul><li>Handshake
  3. 3. Body language
  4. 4. Eye Contact
  5. 5. Smiling
  6. 6. Presentation
  7. 7. Tone of Voice
  8. 8. Confidence
  9. 9. Small talk</li></li></ul><li>3<br />Types of Interviews<br />Interviews<br /><ul><li>Structured or Unstructured
  10. 10. One to one, panel, group
  11. 11. Telephone</li></ul>Assessments<br /><ul><li>Assessment Centres
  12. 12. Presentations
  13. 13. Psychological Assessments
  14. 14. Technical testing
  15. 15. Criminal checks
  16. 16. Medical tests</li></li></ul><li>4<br />Interview Question Types<br />Standard questions<br />What influenced you to enrol in your degree?<br />What attracted you to apply to our organisation?<br />What are your strengths?<br />Behavioural questions<br />Describe a complex problem which you have solved recently?<br />Tell me about a successful team you have worked in. What role did you play?<br />Tell me about a time when you have had competing deadlines to meet. How did you manage it?<br />
  17. 17. 5<br />S<br />R<br />T<br />A<br />Situation<br />Task<br />Action<br />Result<br />
  18. 18. 6<br />Describe a time when you have worked as part of a team. What was your contribution? What was the outcome?<br />SI volunteered for the marketing team for the first UNSW Vacation and Internship Careers Expo last year.<br />T Our task was to come up with cost effective ways to market the event to students.<br />AI attended meetings with Careers and Employment staff, contributed ideas, and designed a flyer to market the event. As a team, we distributed over 600 flyers and put 100 posters around the university. I also volunteered at the event, assisting employers and Careers and Employment staff on the day.<br />R The event was very successful, over 1300 students attended and I received a certificate and special thanks from the Manager.<br />
  19. 19. 7<br />Prepare Answers to these Questions<br />What influenced you to enrol in your degree?<br />Tell me about a time that you had targets or goals to work towards. How did you go about working towards those goals? What was the outcome?<br />
  20. 20. 8<br />Activity: Practice makes perfect . . .<br />In pairs (ie. person A and person B)<br />Interview 1: A interviews B<br />Evaluation 1: A gives feedback to B - who listens!<br />then<br />Interview 2: B interviews A<br />Evaluation 2: B offers feedback to A - who listens!<br />
  21. 21. 9<br />Marketing Summary<br />Determineyour target market and their needs<br />Researchwhat employers are looking for<br />Tips for developing yourself as a marketable candidate<br />How to advertise and sellyourself as a desirable candidate<br />Continually Improve your product: yourself<br />
  22. 22. 10<br />Need a Job?<br />Jobs Online<br />Fortnightly e-Newslist <br />Employer Information Sessions<br />Careers Expo<br />Graduate recruitment<br />Need Career Help?<br />Web info<br />Daily workshops + Guest Presenter Program (employers)<br />Individual Assistance<br />Careers library / computer access<br />Graduate Destination Survey<br />Level 2, East Wing, Quadrangle Building. <br />Ph: 9385 5429<br />UNSW Careers and Employment<br />

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