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Unformatted text preview: • Closed – provide alternatives, look for response on alternate ends of a continuum (e.g. Which do you think is more important: product knowledge or leadership ability? • Leading – want a specific answer (e.g. You wouldn’t say you favor gun control legislation, would you?) • Loaded – leading questions that are designed to trigger an emotional response (e.g. Did you actually make a difference or just waste your time?) • Probes – elicit a more detailed response (e.g. Why do you feel that way?) Interview Techniques • Prepare answers to common interview questions • Master the STAR method o STAR= Situation, Task, Action, Result o http://web.mit.edu/career/www/guide/star.html • Find an interview “buddy”...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course COMM 107 taught by Professor Gardner during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.
- Spring '08