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1 Calling to Schedule a Job Interview WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS 1

2 Learning Objectives What do you say to a prospective employer? What if the employer is not available or you get voic ? 2 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS

3 Pre-test – True or False 1.You should forget about the job if you get a wrong number. 2.You should prepare a script before calling for an interview. 3.Never leave a voic message. 4.Spell your name when leaving a voic . 5.Leaving contact information is not important. 3 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS

4 Before calling for an interview Prepare a script – Know who you are calling – Identify yourself and why you are calling – Request an appointment – Know your schedule – Confirm appointment date, time – Thank prospective employer 4 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS

5 What if you get a wrong number? Look up number on Internet Call 411 or information Call operator Confirm number with WBL Coordinator DO NOT throw number away and forget interview 5 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS

6 Should you leave a message or voic ? ALWAYS leave a message Leave the following information – First and Last name – Calling for interview – Student in WBL program at Syosset HS – Home phone number – Cell phone number 6 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS

7 Is there a difference between a message and voic ? If message left with person, get – Person’s first and Last name – Job title – Their direct phone number – To verify you called If leaving voic – Speak slowly and clearly – Spell name if necessary 7 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS

8 I left a message but they didn’t call back Employers are busy Don’t stalk and call everyday Do call once a week and leave a new message until you connect with prospective employer 8 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS

9 The Successful Phone Interview 9 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS

10 Resources and Technology 10 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS To successfully complete this lesson students will need the following: – Computer with Internet access Microsoft Word – Telephone

11 Post test – True or False 1.You should forget about the job if you get a wrong number. 2.You should prepare a script before calling for an interview. 3.Never leave a voic message. 4.Spell your name when leaving a voic . 5.Leaving contact information is not important. 11 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS False True

12 Assessment Students will prepare three scripts – Script leaving a message – Script leaving a voic – Script scheduling appointment with prospective employer Students will pair with partner and practice phone calls 12 WORK-BASED LEARNING VIRTUAL CAMPUS


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