COM325_3.25.09 - Give answers, succinct, specific to...

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COM325 3.25.09 Creating A Positive Impression Create/Be/Think Positive Dress to Impress Clothes make a very strong visual statement Rule of thumb – formal business Common Clothing Faux Pas Men Dirty, wrinkled Shirts too tight Dirty hands Shoes wrong color Wrong style for body shape Women Too much jewelry Too much make up Scuffed, inappropriate shoes Overpowering perfume Inappropriate clothing Ill fitting clothes General Advice Be conservative Coordinate colors Appearance isn’t main reason you’ll be hired When in doubt – ask New stuff, practice wearing Don’t call attention to wearing clothes Non-verbal Leakage Voice, eye contact, gestures, posture Smile ! Be alive and dynamic Opening Bright eyes and bushy tailed Engage with interviewer and show interest Let interviewer show you where to sit
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Tackling Questions Be prepared to answer FAQs Tips Listen to whole question Don’t interrupt or try to 2 nd guess Think, then reply
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Unformatted text preview: Give answers, succinct, specific to questions Respond with clear argument Be honest Avoid candid answers There’s no Correct Answer Be enthusiastic Speak about past experience positively Take blame Know when to stop Ask fit he question isn’t clear Unlawful Questions Answer tactfully and effectively Be aware of tricks Determine how important position is for you Practice using various tactics Refusal Direct answer Take advantage Tactful inquiry Neutralization Asking Questions 4-5 is good Mature and insightful Most important asked first Don’t ask anything available from website Avoid asking salary, promotion, vacation, retirement related questions Bring It Home Take active part in closing It’s not over till it’s over Follow Up Send brief letter thanking employer Emphasize your interests, excuse to contact employer...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course COMM 325 taught by Professor Davies during the Spring '09 term at Purdue.

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