Real World Application:. Nailing an Interview. Amy Cuddy. Ted Talk: https:// www.youtube.com / watch?v =Ks-_Mh1QhMc. What do “THEY” want to know?. They want to know your history, your experience, your personality, your background… But what do they really want to know?.
Ted Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ks-_Mh1QhMc
You need to show them you will be.
(… not like this).
And smile! Remember: you want to show them that you’d be great to work with.
“What are your top strengths?”
“I’m passionate about helping people. As a nanny, I’ve had to become comfortable with recognizing the needs of the kids and even their parents, almost before they even express them. [Brief example of when you did this.] I feel I could easily translate this ability to read people and meet them where they’re at to retail.”
“I pride myself on my ability to problem solve. I’ve always enjoyed recognizing an area that could use improvement and then figuring out the most efficient way to solve it. For example, when I worked on ASB in high-school, we had to…. [brief example.] I also feel my experience playing sports has taught me to value being a team player.”
… but identify weaknesses that won’t prevent you from being an asset to their organization.