In response to the question “what can you tell me about yourself, she talked about her studies,age and hobbies. I think, in response to this question, more should be said about one’scharacteristics, aims, motivations … etc.
3. Kirsten Baeyens
She is a direct communicator. She, also, maintains a good nonverbal communications: smilingface, maintains eye contact, and does not interrupt the interviewer. Yet, she speaks in generalgiving the impression that she is unaware of the perspective of the interview.In response to most of the questions she did not speak much and her answers were mostlyinsufficient. For example, when asked to speak about herself, she only talked about her ageand studies whereas, in response to the questions “could you tell me about a time when youwere tolerant of an opinion that was different from yours?”, the answer was very long. Shetalked too much and lost track of time (was unable to establish shared meanings with theinterviewer).
4. Max Van Langenhoven
He seems a little shy, yet, speaks very good English and expresses himself clearly. He listenscarefully and maintains eye contact. He is formal but could still generate a friendlyatmosphere.He is also honest and direct. When he was asked about his role in a group projects, heanswered frankly. He said that he cannot be a leader, but he will succeed as a second personor as an effective party in the group. This answer does not only show the candidate’s honesty but also his good self-evaluation.His answer to the question “Do you have a question for me?” was a very good and practical, itshowed his awareness of the perspective of the interview.
5. Brigitte Van Praag
She did not leave a strong impression with me, I think mostly because she did not keep eyecontact and her voice was not loud enough. Moreover, she did not keep track of time. For example, when asked about working in a group she replied by telling a story about an incident2