Interview Skills. Tutorial. This tutorial will introduce you to the three phases of the job interview, the types of interviews used by employers, and the qualities that employers said impressed them most during the interview. The Purpose of an Interview.
Choose an outfit that doesn’t wrinkle easily
Avoid loud colors
Avoid low cut blouses
Avoid short skirts
Avoid clanging jewelry, excessive make-up, and bold fragrances
Avoid sandals and open-toed shoes
Avoid character ties
Be sure hairstyle is neat
Be sure that your teeth are clean and your breath is fresh
Be sure shoes are clean and polished
Be sure facial hair is neatly trimmedBefore: Appearance
Most interviews will include the following structure:
* for a complete list of sample questions, refer to our Successful Interviewing Strategies guide
This is the final phase of an interview. It includes two components:
The interview is the last segment in the selection process. Employers use interview styles that assist in revealing those attributes of the candidate that are most essential for the job and most beneficial to the organization.
Honesty / Integrity
Manners / Etiquette
Sense of humorDid You Know?Qualities that employers said impressed them the most about a candidate during the interview.
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