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Presentation by M.Balachander M.Sc, M.Phil Senior Lecturer, Department of Electronics CMS College of Science & Commerce, Coimbatore
Introduction to Interview and Kinesics Interview ± Job Profiles Interview ± Panel Interview Interview ± Personal HR Interview ± Stress Management Handling Telephonic Interview
³Action speak louder than words´ and ³You only have one chance to make a good first impression´
Interviewing-What is it?
- A structured meeting between you and an employer - Interviewing is a skill- like riding your bike - PRACTICE makes PERFECT
Interviewing is a two-way street
- Employers are attempting to determine if you are an appropriate fit for the job and their culture - You decide if the environment is right for you.
and additional questioning from different employees and/or administration .Types of Interviews Phone: used as an initial screen of candidates or to narrow the pool of applicants One-on-One: most common interview style and incorporates you with the potential employer Panel or Group: allows many individuals to interview you at once Meal: used to see how you interact or function in a social setting Second or On-site Interview: this allows one to get a tour of the facility. meet the staff.
patting) Spatial behavior (proximity.Non ± Verbal Communication Facial expression (Smile. nods) Gestures (especially hand and arm movements) Body movements Postures (the way we stand) Visual orientation (eye contact) Physical Contact (handshake. type and style) Non-verbal vocalization . positioning) Appearance (including clothes.
Sitting Position Attention Sitting on the edge of the chair .
Avoid this posture in an Interview Crossed legs Legs crossed at ankle Hands on the table Arms crossed on chest Hands neatly held in the lap .
Other hand Gestures Relaxed hands Open hands Clenched hands .
Avoid this in an Interview Putting objects in mouth Rubbing eyes Rubbing Nose Head in the hand Covering mouth .
Never do this in an Interview Cracking Knuckles Wringing hands or drumming fingers Hands on hips Hands in the pocket .
Activity Handshake !!! .
Types of handshakes Firm handshake Glove handshake .
Types of handshakes Palm up Palm Down .
Types of handshakes Fingertip-grab handshake Dead fish .
Activity EYE CONTACT !!! .
EYE CONTACT Staring Lost Look / Gaze .
EXE .Activity Game -BLOCKS.
Do¶s and Don¶ts in an interview Entering an Interview Room Walking to the interview table Taking the seat Asking for water Seating Posture Placing your bag or other belongings Cell phone .
Do¶s and Don¶ts in an interview Managing sudden itches Yawning Sneezing Eye contact Dress code Para language Managing silence Facial expression .Contd«.
Do¶s and Don¶ts in an interview What to do when offered a cup of coffee/tea/any other drink Smoking before interview Bad breath management Chewing Pan/Gutka/Gum Perfumes and deodorants Handling a panel in place of a single interviewer Exiting the interview room .Contd«.
INTERVIEW ± JOB PROFILES Familiarize with the FAQs asked in Domain subjects. Answer FAQs confidently .
concise. well organized thoughts Good listening skills (eye contact) Ask pertinent questions Use expressive effective vocabulary Participate in conversations and prepare closing question REMEMBER YOUR STRENGTHS Come with three stories that give examples of your strengths and skills Complete these statements: I have always been glad that I have the ability to« My greatest achievement this year was« One of my skills that I hope to use in my work is« .COMMUNICATION SKILLS Clear.
Panel Interview .
Interview ± Personal HR Tell me about yourself? Why should. I hire you? What is your expectation from the company? Describe your ideal career? What is your strength? What is your weakness? .
· demonstrating interest in the employers¶ needs and interests.g. · demonstrating behaviors that are congruent and consistent with your advance ³publicity´ (e. · displaying confidence in your ability to perform competently. from your point of view. resume. cover letter. . Its purpose. An interview is a conversation between 2 or more people.THE APPLICANT¶S PERSPECTIVE The interview is the focal point of all your work search efforts. broadcast letter. promotional brochure. You attempt to achieve this goal by: · persuading the prospective employer to hire you. letter of inquiry). is ultimately to get the job offer. It represents your opportunity to sell yourself in person.
skills. broadcast letter).THE EMPLOYER¶S PERSPECTIVE The purpose of the interview from the employer¶s point of view is to assess/evaluate your suitability. application. For their needs by: · verifying information supplied in your work search documentation (e. cover letter. · gathering information about you to help in making an informed decision. beliefs. relative to other applicants. expectations. listening to your responses and observing your body language. and qualifications as they relate to the type of work you are seeking. . · asking questions.g. resume. · exploring your values.
Questionnaire What is your patience level? How would you rank yourself as a effective leader? How will you market your mom? Which animal you resume most and why? And more«««« .
° A positive. ° Belief that you have something valuable to offer to this organization. expectant attitude. ° An awareness that you can handle anything that comes up in the interview. ° Knowledge that you¶ve prepared well for this big event and you¶re ready! ° Willingness to be yourself. ° A typewritten list of references with phone numbers. ° Additional copies of your resume. .
° A pad of paper on which to make a few notes to yourself of key points you want to cover in the interview.° Transcripts and an original of your degree/diploma/certificate. . ° A portfolio (if applicable) ° A list of questions to ask about the organization and position.
Interview ± Stress Management .
.´ SHOW YOUR SENSE OF HUMOR To acknowledge that you¶re nervous. What they want is to get a sense of the real you. Their job of assessing your suitability is made easier when you present yourself as you really are. Ask yourself: ³What are my strengths?´ The five or six that describe you best are the ones you really want them to see.Interviews can usually spot a ³phony´ easily.´ ASK FOR CLARIFICATION If you don¶t fully understand the question«or to say ³That¶s a tough one . One of the best ways to ensure that is what they see is to affirm those strengths just before the interview. Your willingness to: BE SPONTANEOUS Say ³I need some time to think about that.I honestly don¶t know.
training. summarize and anticipate what she/he needs to know about you. how well you communicate. TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF? This question is often used as an opening question. and experience) as it relates to the job you¶re being considered for. .There are a few questions that interviewees particularly dislike. The interviewer wants you to: highlight and summarize your background (education. how effectively you organize. The interviewer will learn: how well you¶ve matched yourself to the job.
When the employer says« Tell me about yourself. Are you confident? Can you sell yourself? . He/she is really asking« What kind of person are you Are you going to fit into this company? Do you have the right personality? Why are you interested in this job? What are your strengths? Are you just looking for any job or are you interested in this field? How well do you manage yourself? How well do you manage your work with others? What are your weaknesses? What should I be concerned about? How would you like to grow personally? What would you like to learn? Give me 2 reasons why I should hire you.
grammar. 6) Lack of knowledge of field specialization. 3) Lack of interest and enthusiasm ± passive. superiority complex. and social understanding. 2) Inability to express self clearly ± poor voice. a ³know it all´ . vitality. diction. overaggressive. conceited. 7) Lack of planning for career ± no purpose and goals.Down below are the reasons to why employers rejects job applicants 1) Poor personal appearance. 8) Overbearing. maturity. courtesy. 5) Little sense of humor. 4) Lack of tact. indifferent.
Easy Stress Management Tip ? .
Causes of Stress during Interview Causes of stress before Interview Causes for stress outside the interview room Causes for stress inside the interview room Causes for stress after the interview .
Dominate the room Know how to push back Situational interviews .How to Beat the Stress Interview Get an agenda Control the interviewers by controlling yourself.
Handling Telephonic Interviews Advantages of Telephonic Interviews Disadvantages of Telephonic Interviews .
5 rules of effective biz phone etiquette Choose a good time Opening a call Display genuine interest A variety of response options Follow up .
FOLLOW-UP Ask good questions Thank the interviewer Request a business card Inquire about next steps in the process .
. e-mail is also acceptable Tailor each one to the individual.FOLLOW-UP CONT Send a thank you note within 24 hours Letter may be handwritten or typed.
Body language / Etiquette displayed while entering during and exiting the interview room B. Content . Attitude / Behaviour D. Grooming C.PARAMETERS FOR EVALUATING INTERVIEW A. Communication Skills E.
Suggestions Conduct a test run the day before the interview Practice! Practice! Practice! Obtain a list of practice interview questions and jot down short answers Stand in front of a mirror and rehearse your answers Schedule an appointment for a mock interview with Career Services Get a good night¶s sleep-be well rested and alert for the interview Be relaxed and be yourself! .
PRAISE THE LORD Wish you all the Best .
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