One of the most stressful and challenging steps of getting a new job is the interview. Interviews can certainly be stressful, but they dont have to be overwhelmingly so. This program teaches job applicants how to interview and the basic interview format that they will see in many of their future interviews. It shows applicants how to deal with each phase of a standard interview and how to be prepared for their interview. A case study of a young woman who has gone through a set of disastrous interviews is shown. The young woman gets help from an interview coach who shows her how to focus on her strengths, listening and communication skills, practice with mock interviews, body language and how to display a professional appearance, and the STAR system and how to use implement it during the interview. (24 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Preparation (01:36) Preparing for the job interview is crucial.
Getting an Interview (01:14) A well written cover letter and resume is essential for getting to the point of being interviewed.
Summary: Preparation (01:13) An accurate and detailed resume must be prepared, and the job seeker should look for a suitable position.
Understanding Interviews (01:55) The applicant should be aware of what the company is looking for in an employee.
Summary: Preparing for the Interview (01:28) There are five different types of interviews as well as two different styles of interview questions.
Part 1: Mock Interview (01:26) Mock interviews are helpful for preparing for a real one.
Part 3: Mock Interview (02:01) Job interview questions should be answered in a particular informative way.
Summary: Mock Interviews (01:09) Interviewees must be punctual and well dressed.
Putting it all Together (02:07) A good presentation shows that the job seeker is serious about the job.
Summary: Putting it all Together (01:35) If the applicant gets an interview, he or she has a chance at the job.
The Interview (03:10) Research can help with improving confidence.
Summary: The Interview (01:18) First impressions are crucial and the job seeker should be positive.