Going on a job interview is an extremely difficult process that requires preparation, practice and skill. Three ways in which I can be better prepared for a job interview is by first researching the company's profile and background. Conducting the interview with this in mind will make me seem like a good long-term investment. Also, I’ll be ready to talk in depth about the industry, the organization, and the position I am applying for. The second way I can help myself be prepared is by practicing the job interview with a peer. Not only will this give me a way to structure my preparation, but it will also help me get comfortable with giving answers, telling anecdotes, and using appropriate terminology. The last way that would help me prepare for a job interview is by coming up with questions of my own to ask the interviewer because at the end of the interview I’ll be asked what questions I have. Good questions at this stage are clarifying questions about the role itself and open-ended questions about the office culture. If I follow these 4 steps, I’m sure to notice a significant improvement in how well I perform in job interviews. Behavioral questions during a job interview is basically interviewing based on discovering how the interviewee acted in specific employment-related situations. The logic is that how you behaved in the past will predict how you will behave in the future. In a behavioral interview, an employer has decided what skills are needed in…
Topic: How to stand out in an interview
General Purpose: To inform my audience
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience how to stand out before and after a job interview
Thesis: There are 4 things to also remember to do before and after a job interview.
I. We have all been there before, sitting in front of an interviewer, sweating, trying our hardest to gain their respect and win the competition for a potential job. To be the top contender for a job it is more about how you prepare…
2. The One Question to Ask in an Exit Interview /The Wall Street Journal Online/ 3 pages
3. How to prevent employee turnover.
4. Some HR employees don’t always ask the right questions to keep their employers from leaving or to prevent turnover with the next person who takes the position. This article gives you some ideas of the right questions to ask.
5. When working in an HR position and conducting and exit interview, there are certain questions you should ask when trying…
Interview with an E.M.T.
The field of emergency medicine requires dedication, skill, and a passion for the job, and nowhere can this be better demonstrated than in the performance of the front-line heroes known as EMTs." Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics respond to automobile Crashes, shootings, medical emergencies, hazardous Material incidents and large-scale disasters. Knowing this I wanted to know exactly how exciting it would be to be an EMT so I had the opportunity to interview…
Hey there, Amy!
So you know that job interview I mentioned last time? The really important one that I was sure I messed up at? Well, guess what? I actually got the job. Hoorah! I guess I didn’t stumble over my answers as much as I thought I did. Either that or they just didn’t care. At any rate, my first day of work is two weeks from now. Plenty of time to prepare. Actually, if you ask me, the next couple of weeks won’t be able to pass quickly enough.
In the meantime, I’ve just been…
Thanks and welcome
* There is no right or wrong answer
* Audio recording
* Questions or concerns
Introduction and warm up (8minutes)
Introduce the interviewee’s basic information
Main purpose of this interview
Fill up the questionnaire (see appendix 1)
Interview Questions (15 minutes):
1. Based on your choice, you chose the “--career---”, could you please further explain why?
2. You chose the “------” to describe the first impression of “HR”, can you explain why?
Tell me about yourself:
I’m originally from Ethiopia Well, I just finished my first year of college at SF state last week and came down here to seek for my first job. I’m an easy going person that works well with everyone. I enjoy being around different types of people and I always like to challenge myself to improve at everything I do. Ofcourse in my free time, I enjoy playing and watching sports and spend time with my family and friends.
Why should we hire you
Even though I don’t have any…
Running Head: Interview #3
Principles of Management
Mayville State University
November 16, 2014
Interview #2 is being submitted to Professor Robert Johnston on November 16, 2014, by Jamal Branco as part of his studies in Principles of Management at Mayville State University
The person I chose to interview is Mr. Nate Engelhardt. I met Nate my first year of college when he came to speak at our school. His business background…
Please dress smartly to your interview. First impressions count and you are expected to attend an interview in a suit, even if it is for a Car Mechanic job!
Trouser or skirt suits are acceptable, with a plain shirt and polished shoes. You need to look the part!
Always arrive at least 10minutes early to an interview. You want to show that you are punctual and reliable.
Be confident and smile and when you shake the hand of your interviewer, make sure it is a firm handshake –…
September 1, 2014
Conducting Employment Interviews Within The Workplace
An interview is merely a conversation that is held professionally between the applicant and the spokesperson of the company in which they are applying. People apply for positions within companies when there are positions that are open and they are hiring to fill those slots. An interview is the first step in the hiring process and without a doubt the most important step. It is also…