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Ch. 14–1 Business Communication Workshop Course Coordinator:Ayyaz Qadeer Lecture # 28
Ch. 14–2 We have discussed…. Three-Step Process for Oral Presentations Reasons for Giving a Speech Preparing an Oral Presentation: Identify your purpose, Organize the introduction, Organize the body of your presentation, Organize the conclusion Ways of delivering your message Types of Verbal Support Nine Techniques for Getting your Audience’s Attention:
Ch. 14–3 We have discussed…. Maintaining Rapport: Use imagery. – Analogy – Metaphor Simile Send positive, nonverbal messages. Stage Fright Symptoms How to Overcome Stage Fright Handling Questions Presentation Enhancers Designing and Using Graphics: Eight serious presentation blunders
Ch. 14–5 Objectives Define employment interview and explain its purpose. Describe briefly what employers look for during an employment interview. List six tasks involved in preparing for a successful job interview. Explain three stages of a successful employment interview. Name six common employment messages that follow an interview.
Ch. 14–7 Types of Interviews Structured Group interview Stress interview Video interview Explain each type of interview: Open-ended Situational interview Quick Quiz Quick Quiz Quick Quiz Quick Quiz Quick Quiz Quick Quiz Quick Quiz Quick Quiz
Ch. 14–8 Video Interview Ask for a preliminary phone conversation to establish rapport. Familiarize yourself with the equipment. Speak clearly. Sit straight. Look up, but not down. Show some animation, using natural body language.
Ch. 14–9 What an Employer Looks For Good fit with the organization Qualifications for the job Satisfactory pre-employment testing – Drug or alcohol testing – Physical medical exams – Psychological exams – Job skills testing
Ch. 14–10 Preparing for an Interview Think about questions ahead of time – Those that the employer will ask you – Those you want to ask the employer Are these my kind of people? Can I do this work? Will I enjoy the work? Is the job what I want? Does the job pay what I’m worth? What kind of person will I be working for? What sort of future can I expect with the company?
Ch. 14–11 For the Interview Bolster your confidence Polish your interviewing style Look great Be ready when you arrive
Ch. 14–12 Potential Discriminatory Topics Religion National origin Age Marital status Information about spouses or children Height, weight, gender Health conditions, arrests, or convictions not related to job performance
Ch. 14–13 Gather supporting material (your résumé, telephone numbers of possible references, other numbers, and a calendar). Know your strengths and weaknesses. Know the keys to the job–what the job description calls for and how you meet those requirements. Succeeding in a Telephone Screening Interview
Ch. 14–14 Have your schedule for the next few weeks in front of you. If caught off guard, ask if you can call back from the telephone in your office. Be prepared to ask your own questions. Remember that you should be talking about 80 percent of the time. Stand as you talk; you'll sound more energetic. Succeeding in a Telephone Screening Interview
Ch. 14–15 Investigate the target organization. Know the leaders, company products, finances, goals, competition, accomplishments, setbacks. Study the job description. How do your skills and accomplishments fit the position? Preparing for a Hiring/Placement Job Interview
Ch. 14–16 Practice answers to typical interview questions. Get your best responses down pat. Expect to explain problem areas on your résumé. Build interviewing experience with less important jobs first. Preparing for a Hiring/Placement Job Interview
Ch. 14–17 Videotape or tape record a practice session to see how you come across. Preparing for a Hiring/Placement Job Interview
Ch. 14–18 Arrive on time or a little early. Be courteous and congenial to everyone. Introduce yourself to the receptionist and wait to be seated. Dress professionally. Greet the interviewer confidently. Wait for the interviewer to offer you a chair. Sending Positive Nonverbal Messages
Ch. 14–19 Control your body movements. Make frequent eye contact but don't get into a staring contest. Smile enough to convey a positive attitude. Sound enthusiastic and interested–but sincere. Sending Positive Nonverbal Messages
Ch. 14–20 Recapitulation Typical hiring sequence Types of interviews: What an employer looks for Preparing for an Interview Things to do for an interview Potential discriminatory topics Succeeding in a telephone screening interview
Recapitulation Preparing for a Hiring/Placement Job Interview: investigate the target organization; study the job description; practice answers to typical interview questions; expect to explain problem areas on your résumé; build interviewing experience with less important jobs first Sending positive nonverbal messages Ch. 14–21