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recruitment, career counselling and interviews.
The purchase of this E-book is your first step in ensuring that you get the job!
Interviewing is all about research, confidence and creating a good rapport. The hiring manager needs to know that you
are capable of performing the tasks of the job and also that you will be a good addition to the team. The interview is your
time to shine. Don’t be intimidated because you don’t think you have all the skills that are wanted in the job specification.
Most businesses will teach you as you go, so lacking a certain skill will not mean you can’t get the job. If you do lack
certain skills or experience, you need to work twice as hard in your interview to portray what you do have that you can
bring this job. It is a myth to think that the most skilled person will get the job. When it comes to hiring the right person,
it is about the overall package – skills, personality, confidence and also the passion you show in your interview. What is an interview?
Before you can even begin to think about nailing your interview you need to know what an interview is and what you plan
to get out of the interview. Most people roll their eyes when they read this as they first think that the point of the interview
is to get the job. This is the final stage, but there is a whole process that goes into the interview before it actually happens.
Wikipedia defines a job interview as the “process in which a potential employee is evaluated by an employer for prospective
employment in their company, organization, or firm. During this process, the employer hopes to determine whether or
not the applicant is suitable for the job.”
This definition describes the interview from the employer’s perspective, but what about you? In this introduction the
most important thing to remember is that an interview is a two-way process. The interview also provides you with the
opportunity to assess your employer and see if the position is really something you want. Did y...
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2013 for the course BA 202 taught by Professor Cuongvu during the Fall '13 term at Copenhagen Business School.
- Fall '13