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Business Communication: Process and Product, 6e Mary Ellen Guffey Copyright © 2008 Chapter 16 Chapter 16 Interviewing Interviewing and Following Up and Following Up
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Ch. 16, Mary Ellen Guffey, Business Communication: Purposes of Interviews To convince the employer of your potential. To find out more about the job and the company. To expand on the information in your résumé.
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Ch. 16, Mary Ellen Guffey, Business Communication: Preparing and Practicing Study the job description. How do your skills and accomplishments fit the position? Prepare success stories. Before the Interview Practice answers to typical interview questions. Make your best responses automatic. Researching the Target Company Know the leaders, company products, finances, goals, competition, accomplishments, setbacks. If possible, interview employees. Consult blogs and other Web sources.
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Ch. 16, Mary Ellen Guffey, Business Communication: Record a practice session to see how you come across. Expect to explain problem areas on your résumé. Decide how to dress professionally. Gather what you will bring with you. Preparing and Practicing Before the Interview
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business Communication: Sending Positive Nonverbal Messages Control your body movements. Exhibit good posture. During the Interview Make frequent eye contact but don't get into a staring contest. Smile enough to convey a positive attitude. © Nancy Ney / DK Stock / Getty Images
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