Interviewing Spring - Agenda Elevator Pitch Behavioral Based Interviewing Youtube clip Interview Preparation STAR Demonstration Q and A 301

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Unformatted text preview: Agenda Elevator Pitch Behavioral Based Interviewing Youtube clip Interview Preparation STAR Demonstration Q and A? 301 Assignments 1 Behavioral Based Behavioral Interviewing/Elevator Pitches Interviewing/Elevator By Rich Perry, MBA, PHR 2 Elevator Pitch Introduction (name, year in school, major, Introduction type of position looking for) type Background (skills/interest) Interest in the Position/Company (why are Interest they pursing the particular company/role) they Overall impression and delivery 3 Elevator Pitch/Tell Me About Elevator Yourself Yourself Demonstration Jot a few things down you want to say Practice with your neighbors and give Practice feedback feedback 4 Behavioral Based Interviewing What’s the goal of an interview? Past performance predicts future behavior Standard way to do interviews Describe a time when… Tell me about a time when… 5 Behavioral Interview Questions Are: Open ended Based on personal experience Related to a dimension or competency Seek recent examples Ask for positive and negative examples Are Not: theoretical or hypothetical 6 “Fit” 1. Work/ Educational 1. Specific experiences 1. Interests and desires 7 Evaluating the S.T.A.R. sim rity ila ct pa im re cy en c 8 Prepare for Success Know the job description Discover as much about the company as possible (How?) Find out the interview specifics (location, length, with Find whom, dress, etc.) whom, Specifically know the answers to some key questions: – Why am I interested in this position specifically? – Why are they interested in me? – What do I want them to know about me by the end of the interview What (5 key experiences)? (5 – What do I want to know about the company that I haven’t been able What to find out already? to Mock interview 9 Men: •Wear a conservative, dark suit •Wear a complementing tie •White, off-white, or blue long sleeved shirts are the best •Socks should match the suit or be darker (no white socks) Women: •Suit with a long-sleeved, solidcolored cotton or silk blouse •In regards to makeup and jewelry, less is more. Both: •If you can go from the interview to a bar or club, you are not dressed appropriately •Avoid strong fragrances •Over dress than under dress •Polish shoes Dress 10 10 The model Situation Or Task Or Action Action Result Result 11 11 Integrity Question: Tell me about a time when a manager/ Tell supervisor or peer asked you to do something inappropriate. How did you respond? respond? OR Some companies do not mind employees Some using office equipment for personal reasons. Tell me about an experience you have had with this. 12 12 Teamwork Question: Tell me about a time a peer/ team mate Tell disagreed with your ideas or actions. OR OR Describe a situation where you were able to Describe help out a peer or team member. help 13 13 What if you don’t have an What experience coming to mind? experience Pause Ask them to repeat the question Share a similar experience and ask them if Share that answers the question that Be honest with the Recruiter 14 14 Common Interview Questions Tell me about yourself. Tell me about a time you dealt with a conflict Tell in a group. in Tell me about a time you dealt with Tell ambiguity. ambiguity. Tell me about a time when you were faced Tell with an ethical dilemma with 15 15 Common Interview mistakes Don’t know or follow the STAR method, Don’t particularly results particularly Don’t know self – goals, strengths, etc. Too general in answers Distracting gestures and mannerisms Dressed inappropriately Answer the wrong question Resume was too exaggerated Blurting out an answer Tense 16 16 Sample Interview Tell me about a time you dealt with Tell ambiguity. ambiguity. Tell me about a time when you were faced Tell with an ethical dilemma with 17 17 Summary Tips Prepare for your interview. – Prepare at least 5 great success stories and have them Prepare outlined using the STAR method outlined – Know why you’re interested and qualified – Have some questions to ask the Recruiter (See What Have Color) Color) 50/50 Rule 2 Minute rule The Power of the Pause Know the STAR method. Relax. Get the interviewer’s contact information 18 18 What do you always do after an What interview? interview? 19 19 Contact information: [email protected] 317-510-3920 work phone 20 20 ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course MGMT 301 taught by Professor Props during the Spring '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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