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1 Mock Interviews

2 Essential Question What is the value of practicing the interview process prior to your first interview? What is the value of practicing the interview process prior to your first interview?

3 How do people discover jobs to apply for? Networking Networking Social Networking (Myspace & Facebook) Social Networking (Myspace & Facebook) Internet Internet Monster.com Monster.com Hot Jobs Hot Jobs Classified Ads Classified Ads Newspaper Newspaper Company Web-sites Company Web-sites

4 Activities Graphic Artist Job Description: Job Description: Design, create and distribute school-related signs, posters and flyers. This is a PT position after school. Hours may vary as demand changes. Design, create and distribute school-related signs, posters and flyers. This is a PT position after school. Hours may vary as demand changes. Job Requirements: Job Requirements: Artistic abilities Artistic abilities Creativity Creativity Knowledge of graphic software Knowledge of graphic software Ability to be held responsible for creating school appropriate advertisements Ability to be held responsible for creating school appropriate advertisements Ability to work with a deadline Ability to work with a deadline

5 Activities Cashier Job Description: Job Description: In charge of ticket and concession sales at after school functions. This is a PT position at the school. Hours may vary with different activities. Typical job duties include collecting money and rendering change for goods sold. In charge of ticket and concession sales at after school functions. This is a PT position at the school. Hours may vary with different activities. Typical job duties include collecting money and rendering change for goods sold. Job Requirements: Job Requirements: Great customer service skills Great customer service skills Ability to be held accountable for financial transactions Ability to be held accountable for financial transactions Technical skills - i.e. ten-key and basic computer skills Technical skills - i.e. ten-key and basic computer skills Basic business math skills Basic business math skills

6 Office Clerk Job Description: Job Description: Answer phones, file paperwork, data entry and various other clerical tasks. Student will work set hours after school each day in the schools main office reporting to the head clerk. Answer phones, file paperwork, data entry and various other clerical tasks. Student will work set hours after school each day in the schools main office reporting to the head clerk. Job Requirements: Job Requirements: Phone etiquette Phone etiquette Knowledge of MS Word Knowledge of MS Word Basic computer and technology skills – i.e. printing and copying Basic computer and technology skills – i.e. printing and copying Proficient typing skills Proficient typing skills Customer service Customer service Ability to work with confidential records Ability to work with confidential records

7 Broadcast Specialist Job Description: Job Description: Announce up coming events and school related news. Write daily announcements and deliver video broadcasts. Announce up coming events and school related news. Write daily announcements and deliver video broadcasts. Job Requirements: Job Requirements: Good writing skills Good writing skills Good public speaking skills Good public speaking skills Knowledge of word processing software Knowledge of word processing software Basic technical and computer skills Basic technical and computer skills Ability to be responsible for delivery appropriate school news Ability to be responsible for delivery appropriate school news

8 Competency No Effort 0 Needs Work 1Good2Best3 First Impressions Score _____ No Effort Does not shake hands, and/or chews gum; does not bring a copy of the cover letter Good hand shake, has a copy of the cover letter in hand and waits to be seated Introduces self, solid hand shake, has a copy of the cover letter in hand and waits to be seated Preparation Score _____ No Effort Does not have a cover letter and seems confused about purpose of the interview Has a cover letter but seems unsure about the position they are applying for Has cover letter and is clear about the position they are applying for Personal Attributes Score _____ No Effort Overbearing, overaggressive, egotistical; or shy, reserved, and overly nervous Somewhat nervous, some lapses in eye contact; speaks too loudly or softly Good eye contact and poise during interview; confident General Attitude Score _____ No Effort Lack of interest and enthusiasm about the position; passive and indifferent; or overly enthusiastic Seems interested in the position but could be better prepared or informed on certain topics Interested in the position and enthusiastic about the interview Personal Appearance Score _____ No Effort Lack of personal hygiene (dirty hands, soiled clothes, etc.) and not dressed for what is expected of someone in the position or "overdoes it" (too much makeup, jewelry, cologne, etc.) Has good personal hygiene (washed hands and clothes that are not soiled) and has made an attempt at dressing appropriately Dressed in appropriate business attire (business casual); no sandals, t- shirts, shorts, short skirts, etc. Responses Score _____ No Effort Answers with "yes" or "no" and fails to elaborate or explain Gives well-constructed responses, but fails to answer questions correctly Gives well-constructed, confident responses that are genuine Grand Total A B 12 – 15 C 9 – 11 D 6 – 8 F Les than 6


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