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1 Interview Skills By: Alyssa Arnold Student Support Services Workshop Prepared by: Alyssa Arnold, B.A., M.Ed.

2 Know yourself Be able to articulate YOUR: Skills - Values - Interests Abilities - Long-term plans Be able to give examples of them Think on your feet Outside the box Use common sense

3 Review Be prepared for questions about your Resume Typically asked questions: Tell me about yourself Tell me about one of your weaknesses…? Tell me what you know about us Why should we hire you?

4 Show the Complete Picture Tell me about yourself… Tell a story How do you want companies to remember you

5 Rehearse Practice Tape Recorder - Mirror Video Camera - Friends/Family Notecards No memorized answers Just concepts & key buzz words

6 Preparing for the Interview Copies of Resume (references included) Good quality Questions for Interviewer Proper Attire Proper Etiquette Understanding of company Make eye contact Tone of voice Anticipate stressors

7 First Impression Dress to impress Men: Pressed dress pants & shirt {Suit} Polished shoes Tie & jacket Well groomed (be conservative with cologne) Women: Pressed pants or LONG skirt or Suit Pressed dress shirt {NOT low cut} Nice shoes {NOT too high} Be conservative with jewelry Well groomed

8 Day of… Well Groomed Leave plenty of time for mishaps Eat prior to interview (avoid too much caffeine/sugar) Arrive early Be courteous to everyone you encounter

9 Follow Up Send a hand-written Thank You note directly to the person who interviewed you ASAP Make sure to use proper grammar, check your spelling & write legibly

10 Also dont forget: Turn your cell phone OFF Watch your language, slang terms, etc. Dont chew gum PREPARE GOOD QUALITY QUESTIONS TO ASK!

11 *To get credit for this Workshop* Mrs. Arnold at: With the following information: Your name Title of workshop Date completed workshop What you learned from the workshop


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