Ace that Job Interview
How many of you have gone into an interview and been stumped by the questions you were asked?
If you’re like me, it’s happened at least once and unfortunately you were left without a job. By the end of this presentation, you will know how to successfully prepare for an interview.
My name is David Rios, and today I will briefly discuss Richard Bolles chapter “16 Tips About Interviewing”
In the next 2 to hopefully 5 minutes, I will be discussing the process on how to (a) approach and prepare for an interview, (b) the steps to take during the actual interview process, (c) and a few tips on what to do and say once the interview has ended
If you have any questions over my chapter, I will gladly answer them at the end.
First things first, I would like to talk about a few tips going into the interview
Remember, you are there to research the company, not sell yourself to the company.
Preparation is key to the process.
Go into the interview relaxed.
Losing to mosquitos when fighting dragons
Appearance and habits
Transition: Now that we have discussed some tips in preparation for the interview, it is now time to turn our attention to the actual interview.
During the interview it is important that you get down your timing, along with some answers down
The “ 50/50” rule. Mix speaking and listening equally
“Twenty-Second to Two Minute Rule”
Be part of the companies solution (show how you are worthy of the position)
Bring evidence of your skillset
Never bad mouth a previous employer
Prepare yourself for the basic but difficult questions
Ask the interviewer questions pertaining the company
Transition: Now that the difficult part is done with, it is now time to focus on closing out your interview and what to do after.
Always make sure to end the interview on good terms, it is what will make you or break you in this case
Ending questions to ask...