martes, 29 de noviembre de 2011

Unit 6. Job interview

Hey everyone! I have here some tips for you for job interviews! Enjoy :D

•What happens during a "job interview"?
Sometimes a job interview is a few minutes talking ,meet and greet chatting and then getting into the meat of the interview .

•What should I wear for my job interview?
Always dress very professionally for every interview.

•What are the key do's and don'ts for a great interview?
The first thing you can do in an interview is to make a great impression and always smile. This will set a very positive tone for the rest of the interview.

•How do I handle an interview in a restaurant or cafe?
Employers will ask you to have a meal so you have to know your dining etiquette, you have to stay focused on you interviewer and speak at an audible level.

•What do I do when more than one person is interviewing me?
It's important to make sure that you adapt your communication style to both of those individuals.

•What are good tips for a telephone interview?
The best thing to do is to make sure that you are very high energy, upbeat, you use a lot of inflection in voice, and, because that's all you have to make that great first impression is your voice. So that really needs to sell you in a phone interview and also find out from the employer what again is it that they're really looking for in terms of this position. Make sure you have your resume close to you.

•Can a potential employer ask me to take a lie detector test?
Lie detector tests are illegal 99% of the time.

•How can I rescue an interview that I know is going poorly?
Best thing to do is to take a couple of steps back. Some of the tips to save an inteweview are: Ask the interviewers for directives, regroup and revive your energy
to jump back into the interview.

•What are illegal questions that an employer should not ask me?
Employers are not allowed to ask any questions relating to ethnicity, family status, childbearing status, anything that relates to culture, gender, family status, anything like that.

•How do I handle the end of the interview?
This is where you really have the opportunity to shine, be nice and never stop smiling

•What do I do if an employer doesn't call me back after an interview?
If they don't call you. Don't be shy about calling them. It's very important for you to be proactive about your career search.

Hope you all liked it, take care! :D

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