Minor Details of INTERVIEW
Communication & Professional Development
Submitted to: Professor Naheed Waqar
Submitted by: Amna Masud (L4F11MCOM0278) 21-May-12

Synopsis:  Interview  Definition  Kinds  Job interview  Responsibilities of interviewer & interviewees  Dress for interview  Do’s & Don’ts  Interview of a personality .

television broadcast. or evaluate: to interview a job applicant. to interview the president. Kinds of Interview: There are several types of interview. Unstructured Interview: An unstructured conversational-style interview in which the interviewer pursues points of interest as they come up in response to questions. Few are given below.g. following a performance appraisal. or evaluate another person. There are two types of interview formats:  Structured  Unstructured Structured interview: An interview following a set sequence of questions. For e.Interview Introduction: A formal meeting in which one or more persons question. etc. To have an interview with in order to question. Definition: A procedure designed to obtain information from a person through oral responses to oral inquiries. she interviewed with eight companies before accepting a job. consult. Appraisal interview: A discussion. . consult. A meeting or conversation in which a writer or reporter asks questions of one or more persons from whom material is sought for a newspaper story. in which supervisor and employee discuss the employee’s rating and possible remedial actions.        Selection interview Appraisal interview Exit interview Face-to-face interview Panel interview Telephone interview Group interview Selection interview: A selection procedure designed to predict future job performance on the basis of applicants’ oral responses to oral inquiries.

Role of Job Interview:  A job interview typically precedes the hiring decision. If you are offered a telephone interview.  An interview also allows the candidate to assess the corporate culture and demands of the job. and is used to evaluate the candidate. the employer hopes to determine whether or not the applicant is suitable for the role. Panel interview: These involve several people sitting as a panel. Face-to-face interview: This may be one-to-one between you and the interviewer. usually with a chairperson to coordinate the questions. organization. Telephone interview: Telephone interviews are increasingly used by companies as an integral part of the recruitment process.Exit interview: An interview to elicit information about the job or related matters to the employer some insight into what’s right or wrong about the firm. A group discussion may be encouraged and you may be invited to put questions to the other candidates.  The job interview is considered one of the most useful tools for evaluating potential employees. such as a functional specialist and a member of the resourcing or HR team. so your preparation needs to be just as thorough. .  The interview is usually preceded by the evaluation of submitted résumés from interested candidates. often at an early stage of selection. This type of interview is popular in the public sector. Job Interview: A job interview is a process in which a potential employee is evaluated by an employer for prospective employment in their company. then selecting a small number of candidates for interviews. the most important fact to remember is that the employer wants to find out the same information as they would face-to-face.  It also demands significant resources from the employer. or firm. or you may sometimes find that there are two interviewers. During this process. Group interview: Several candidates are present and will be asked questions in turn.

 The interviewer must be thoroughly prepared for the questions that are likely to be asked.  Be positive and to the point while answering. If you succeed in doing this.  Tell them about your responsibilities relating it to the job for which you are interviewed.  Try to explain the employer your background work history by connecting it to the new job description which you are seeking for.  Ensure that there is no or minimal distraction where the interview is being conducted.  The interviewer must focus attention on the interviewee. or navy and can have a small. When selected a candidate should not feel he was not told about a certain aspect of the job. brown.  A phone ringing all the time in the background can distract the interviewer and interviewee. the interviewer will know that you have the capabilities required for the new job. Remember that is it always better to be overdressed than the alternative. neutral color such as gray. and sleeves should end at the joint of the wrist and the hand. Interviewee:  To make your answer impressive you should be honest and focused. black. Your jacket should be tailored to fit.Responsibilities of interviewer and interviewees: Interviewer:  The interviewer should not interrupt unnecessarily. delicate pattern. Your skirt should be at or just below the knee.  Do not overdo it and be true with your words because your hiring manager or the interview might be checking it with someone in absence of your awareness. .  He should use positive gestures when conducting the interview. Dress for interview: How you dress for an interview can convey a lot of information to a potential employer.  Ensure that the interviewee clarifies the question he has. Follow these simple guidelines and you will be dressed to impress! For women: SUIT: Suits should be a dark.

clean.SHIRT: Your shirt should be white or a shade that complements your natural coloring and the color of your suit. Do:  Sit up straight. Make sure your jewelry doesn’t “jingle” when you gesture or move. MAKE-UP. aligning your body's position to that of the interviewer's shows admiration and agreement.: Make-up should be used to enhance your natural features and should not detract from the professionalism of your outfit. be conventional. If you use mousse or hairspray. one ring at most per 2-inch heel. If it is long. eye shadow. Leather. The main criterion is that you can walk quickly and steadily. SHIRTS: Long-sleeved shirts. or nail polish. even in summer. If you choose to wear other jewelry. to match your shoes. . in a material that does not look shiny or unnatural. FOOTWEAR: Dark socks. For conformist industries. lace-up or slip-on business shoes. keep it very light. Avoid perfume because the recruiter might be allergic to it. Select good quality silk ties. Do’s and Don’ts for an interview: Here are the keys to successful job interviewing. JEWELRY: Wear a traditional watch. ETC. BELT: Black or cordovan leather. ACCESSORIES: Less is best! Your jewelry should consist of no more than post earrings. and lean slightly forward in your chair. They should be dark. Job-seekers who follow these simple rules and guidelines should achieve success in the phase of job-hunting. and of high-quality leather in black or the color of the suit. In addition to projecting interest and engagement in the interaction. you may want to pull it back. acrylic nails. Don't combine a suit jacket with pants that don't match. Removing earrings is safest. Wear a classic watch with a leather or metal band. preferably black or cordovan. TIES: Tie styles come and go. and a simple necklace. classic pumps with a 1. FOOTWEAR: The best shoes are simple. and polished. For men: SUIT: A two-piece matched suit is always the best and safest choice. Choose white or light blue solid. don't wear earrings. Steer clear of frosted or bright lipstick. Avoid long. mid-calf length so no skin is visible when you sit down. Keep your hair neat and out of your face.

This suggests that you're not being completely honest. This is a look people naturally adapt when they are trying to distance themselves.  Sit with your armed folded across your chest.  Slouch back in your seat. and it's gross. Don't:  Rub the back of your head or neck. You'll appear unfriendly and disengaged. If they do.  Stare back blankly.  Limit your application of colognes and perfumes. Nod and make positive gestures in moderation to avoid looking like a bobble head.  Establish a comfortable amount of personal space between you and the interviewer. It's distracting and shows how uncomfortable you are.  Cross your legs and idly shake one over the other.  Lean your body towards the door. Standing increases your level of alertness and allows you to become more engaged in the conversation.  If you have more than one person interviewing you at once. Invading aromas can arouse allergies. make sure you briefly address both people with your gaze (without looking like a tennis spectator) and return your attention to the person who has asked you a question. This will make you appear disinterested and unprepared.  Stand up and smile even if you are on a phone interview. these gestures make you look disinterested. Invading personal space (anything more than 20 inches) could make the interviewer feel uncomfortable and take the focus away from your conversation. Show your enthusiasm by keeping an interested expression. .  Interruptions can happen. refrain from staring at your interviewer while they address their immediate business and motion your willingness to leave if they need privacy.  Rub or touch your nose. Being the candidate that gave the interviewer a headache isn't going to do anything in your favor. You'll appear ready to make a mad dash for the door. Even if you really do just have a cramp in your neck.

2012 at Punjab Group of Colleges. I am an ACCA member. I interviewed her on Friday May 18. Tell me about yourself. 2. 7. I selected her because she is a very cooperative and friendly teacher. What is the last book you read? Management by Steve Robbins. If a student said she thought you were the worst teacher she ever had. 5. what would they be? Being a principal. Material things subsides or respect surpasses everything. If I were your principal and we were setting goals for next year. was associated with banking profession before getting married. and I appreciate positive criticism and always tell my students that I’ll try to overcome my loopholes.) I am energetic and positive too.Interview of a personality: Mr. and always understand our problems and give relevant solutions for that. Are you a positive and energetic person? (Give an example to back up your answer. Whenever I take up any task. Do you agree or disagree? Respect is one of the essentials for anybody’s personality and everybody who gives respect should expect respect. Grooming sessions are always necessary to improve the educational and professional career of an individual. Some people say you should demand respect. M. really wanted to endorse knowledge to new generation and teaching was only best available option.s Isma Campus. I would like to start some activities that would enhance hidden talents in student and give them opportunities to improve their personalities. 1. how would you react and what would you say? I always tried my best to come up to the levels of students but I believe nobody is perfect. She was my teacher of management in 1st semester. 6. 3. I try to keep my morals high in completing that task unless I am too physically tired. Why did you decide to become a teacher? I was having a professional qualification. . 4.

methods. It is the first day of class. Planning is an initial step in every task to be completed. what would you do? Later the same day. evaluation. then you have to choose methods to get it done. what do you do? Such situations arise when teacher is not impressive. Then if you are not disciplined you lose the charm in completing the task. If a student came to you and said. 11." what would you tell him/her? I would like to provide that student some counseling and let him overcome complexes if they exist and let him bring some positive changes in his personality desirable by others. How would you rank these in importance and why? Planning. Alhamdulillah had not had that kind of experience but I would certainly ask the class the reason for such . What do you want to do with your life? Be positive and bring up my children and students in a way so that they prove assets for the nation. I believe I am empathetic because people especially few friends and even students discuss their problems with me. if all the students drop their pencils. 13. 12. discipline. 9.8. How can you tell that a person is a good listener? Whenever a person comes up with a suggestion or provides with right track or gives you a consoling hand at the end of conversation. 14. you are writing something on the board and a paper wad hits you in the back. Last but not least evaluation is the step which brings improvement in your methods and approach. 10. "None of the other students like me. Are you an empathetic person? Give an example. How do you feel if a student does not meet a deadline? I always listen to their problems and do give them margins but even then they provide me their stuff I once do make them realize that life is tough their lousy attitude will bring them to disaster. you can say that he is a good listener.

What was the most frustrating thing that happened to you as a student teacher? Sometimes professional students. Once one student tried to let me down by putting forward a silly question after bit of a discussion. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? . How do you present a new word to a class? It’s always good to relate anything unfamiliar or new thing to some example or any reference. these days do think of themselves too high. better they perform better their work and their personality recognized. How do you give your students recognition? Do you think a student can have too much recognition? Every student has his own position in the class. recognition depends on their performance. I got frustrated and let that student out of my class. even teacher’s personality itself is an encouraging factor. 15. 21.kind of attitude and will try to improve and even then if they are not satisfied I’ll drop that session from next classes onward. 16. How do you encourage students to learn? Can a student be forced to learn? Being a teacher one has to encourage students by motivating them through different means. 22. 19. Do you believe you should build rapport with students? If yes. Such situation needs counseling and one to one session with the student. 18. but is a discipline problem? There is sometimes lack of strategic planning that creates sometimes an attitude problem. No one can make students learn by force. 20. How do you handle a child who seems gifted. What was the best thing? Best thing that happened in my last session when students acknowledged my efforts and even now I feel honored when the associate themselves with me. 17. how? Students idealize their teachers good rapport develops a confidence in students and they feel at ease with teacher and try to bring their best in class.

com students was amazingly refreshing. I had a quite smooth teaching career but my last session with M. My weaknesses are that I take too much on myself. good listening. good counselor and accommodation. .I am hardworking. really time too much over my negative criticism. Describe your student teaching experience. 23.

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful