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Job Interviews . What to wear. Your image is what makes the first impression on the interviewer - and that first impression is the one that sticks - so it's important to dress appropriately when interviewing. dress accordingly in business attire. Women’s Attire .

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Job interviews

Job Interviews


What to wear

What to wear


Job interviews

Your image is what makes the first impression on the interviewer - and that first impression is the one that sticks - so it's important to dress appropriately when interviewing.

  • dress accordingly in business attire


Women s attire

Women’s Attire

  • Suit (navy, black or dark grey)

  • The suit skirt should be long enough so you can sit down comfortably

  • Coordinated blouse

  • Conservative shoes

  • Limited jewelry (no dangling earrings or arms full of bracelets)

  • No jewelry is better than cheap jewelry

  • Professional hairstyle

  • Neutral pantyhose

  • Light make-up and perfume


Men s attire

Men’s Attire

  • Suit (solid color - navy or dark grey)

  • Long sleeve shirt (white or coordinated with the suit)

  • Belt

  • Tie

  • Dark socks, conservative leather shoes

  • Little or no jewelry

  • Neat, professional hairstyle

  • Limit the aftershave

  • Neatly trimmed nails

  • Portfolio or briefcase


Preparing for the interview

Preparing for the interview

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPgqahq6Yqc


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What Not to Bring to the InterviewGumCell phoneCoffee or sodaIf you have lots of piercings, leave some of your rings at home (earrings only, is a good rule)Cover tattoos


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Dealing with the nerves…..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s62I-lYNRto&feature=c4-overview&list=UUiQNvBItd1s9Bei2Zkmar4A


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When to Arrive at an interview:

  • 10-15 minutes before the interview time.

  • Allow your self time for traffic, or misread directions.

  • Allow time to stop in the bathroom before the interview to make sure there are no wardrobe malfunctions. (it will also give you some time to calm down)


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What to Bring

  • Bring extra copies of your resume along with a list of references to offer the interviewer. Also, bring a list of questions to ask the interviewer.

  • Electronic resume or portfolio

  • If you're interviewing for a tech or web job and you want to show examples of your work, it's fine to bring your laptop or iPad to show the interviewer what you have accomplished.


5 tips for the actual interview

5 tips for the actual interview

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSylCmes5dw


Greetings

Greetings

  • When you arrive at a job interview, introduce yourself to the receptionist, if there is one. Let him or her know who you are and who you are scheduled to meet with.


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You're selling the interviewer on yourself as the best candidate for the job, so be sure you focus on your relevancy i.e. why you are a good candidate, how you can do the job, what you can contribute, and how you will benefit the company if you're hired.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2IDGXX5-YY


Answering interview questions

Answering interview questions

  • #1: Tell me about yourself

  • #2: Why should we hire you

  • #3: What is your greatest strength

  • #4: What is your greatest weakness

  • #5: Why do you want to work here

  • #6: Why did you leave your last job

  • #7: What is your greatest accomplishment

  • #8: Describe a difficult work situation and how did you overcome it?

  • #9: Where do you see yourself in 5 years

  • #10: Do you have any questions for me?


How to answer 1

How to answer… #1

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cj7CBPui5XY&list=TL43L4AzsVxQSrEnBRMsK8U8eRYt3e8aDU


How to answer 4

How to answer…. #4

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWUspuQ5T4A


Top 5 questions for you to ask

Top 5 questions for you to ask…

  • #1: what qualities do your top performing employees have in common

  • #2: What would I have to do to exceed expectations in the short term

  • #3: If I were to start tomorrow would be my top priority

  • #4: Are there other opportunities for furthering education or professional training

  • #5: I know this company puts a lot of value in __________, So what would you say is the most important culture?


Closing the interview

Closing the interview

  • Towards the end of the interview let the hiring manager know that you think the job is an excellent fit and that you are very interested in the job.

  • It's appropriate to ask what the next step in the hiring process will be and when you might expect to hear.

  • Finally, thank the interviewer for the time they spent interviewing with you.


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Take time right now to go through questions 1-10 and write out brief answers that you would respond with


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Get into groups of 2.

One of you will act as the interviewer and the other the interviewee.

You will ask each other the questions.

Practice:

Your responses

Good posture

Maturity

And interview etiquette

…. then switch roles


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