BEI - WAS IT SOMETHING I SAID - revised January 2011

BEI - WAS IT SOMETHING I SAID - revised January 2011 - Was...

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Was it something I said? THE BEHAVIORAL EVENT INTERVIEW (BEI) CIA, IM, PD The employment interview brings together the three components in the CSPD Professional Development model. Strong career and industry awareness (CIA) decreases interview anxiety and increases knowledge. Personal development (PD) refers to the type of self-reflection that leads to composed self-assurance in the interview. Finally, effective impression management (IM) is reflected in appropriate attire, good posture, and excellent oral communication. This packet contains information about what to expect in employment and other interviews, including pre-interview preparation, follow-up and other useful tips. Center for Student Professional Development – Professional Development Series – BEI interview techniques 1
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BEI and other interview skills What's your interview index? 1. AGREE OR DISAGREE? When shaking hands, a man should wait for a woman to extend her hand. 2. AGREE OR DISAGREE? The following is a proper introduction: "Mark Brown, I'd like you to meet our new client, Roberta Fox." 3. When meeting someone face-to-face for the first time, you have _____ seconds to create an impression? a. 5-7 b. 15-17 c. 30-32 4. What percentage of the message you communicate to someone is conveyed through your visual image? a. 30% b. 55% c. 75% 5. AGREE OR DISAGREE? When in doubt, overdress. 6. The most formal colors for suits in corporate America are ________________, _________________, and __________________. 7. AGREE OR DISAGREE? Thank you notes to an employer should be typed. 8. Communication Signals Visual: _____________% Vocal: _____________% Verbal: _____________% 100% 2
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THE BIG 4 The four major concerns behind ALL interview questions are: a. Can you do the job? Your skills Is there proof that you possess the skills needed to be productive in the organization within a reasonable time frame? If not , is there evidence you are very likely to succeed in the job? b. Will you do the job?
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