Welcome to: “Y” Workshop: Interview Strategies Lead By: HomaAimen Student Employment Advisor
Interview Tips • What is an interview? • Why do employer needs an interview when they already have your resume? • What do you need to know for an interview? • What are the most frequent asked questions? • How do you prepare for an interview? • Let’s find out!
Interview Tips • An employer wants to know if you are what you say you are… • Professionalism • Appearance • Attitude • Body Language • And etc.
Interview Tips • To Prepare… • Learn about the organization. • Review your qualifications for the job. • Be ready to answer broad questions, such as "Why should I hire you?" "Why do you want this job?" "What are your strengths and weaknesses?"
Interview Tips • Personal appearance: • Be well groomed. • Dress appropriately. • Do not chew gum or smoke. • (if you are smoker or tobacco user…please use mints to void the fume/smell..if you chewing gum make you spit it out)
Interview Tips Final Tips… • During the interview: • Relax and answer each question concisely. • Use proper English—avoid slang. • Be cooperative and enthusiastic. • Use body language to show interest—use eye contact and don’t slouch. • Ask questions about the position and the organization, but avoid questions whose answers can easily be found on the company Web site. • Also avoid asking questions about salary and benefits unless a job offer is made. • Thank the interviewer when you leave and shake hands. • Send a short thank you note following the interview.
Career Services BLOG!!! • Have you Checked this Site….www.aicareerservices.comif you haven’t you should… Updated Information regarding employment opportunities within the Ai Campus or outside, and other resourceful information such as sample Resume and Cover Letter, Networking tips and much more under your finger tips…