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08__Interview Preparation1 - interact with them? Tell me of...

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Interview Preparation MKTG 3010 Spring 2011
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1. Job Postings 2. Planning for Questions
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Job Postings General Sites Monster Career Builder Yahoo HotJobs Industry Specific Sites Company Sites
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Learn Their Language Key Words in Posting Industry Jargon
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Get past  the gate.
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Prepare for their questions Get info. Think it through. Figure out what they want.
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Get info.
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Get info.
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What do they want? Why do they want it?
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Questions Types Traditional Questions Behavioral Questions Your Questions
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Traditional Questions What can you do for me? Why do you want to go into this field? What are your strengths and weaknesses? What constructive criticism have you received from your employer? When did you leave your last job and why?
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Behavioral Questions Tell me about a challenge you met successfully. What’s the riskiest decision you’ve ever made? Think about a difficult coworker or boss. What makes them difficult? How do you successfully
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Unformatted text preview: interact with them? Tell me of a time you had to conform to a policy you didn’t agree with. How did you do it? Ask your questions! • Sets you apart from the other candidates. • Gives you another opportunity to sell yourself. • Gets you information you can use later. Your questions for the interviewer What is your take on your company’s culture? Why did you come to work here? What keeps you here? What qualities do you prize most in someone who reports to you? How is this department perceived within the company? Why isn’t this job being filled from within? A Spotty Past Tell them up front. Be honest and frank. Tell them you’ve learned from it and are not the same person. Thank them. Write a thank you letter. Explain something in greater detail. Keep selling. Get the job!...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2011 for the course MKTG 3010 taught by Professor Morris during the Spring '09 term at North Texas.

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