Giving strong, clear and succinct answers to questions that are asked during an interview can help win a job. Every type of interview can be very challenging, including interviews for entry level jobs. The interview can end up being a very anxiety inducing barrier to getting a job. This program helps job seekers learn how to prepare for an interview and reduce the anxiety involved in the preparation for the interview. Viewers learn how to prepare for the interview, how to think, how to expect certain questions, and dealing with confrontational and difficult questions. A recruitment expert is brought on to show the most important differences between a group and individual interview. (22 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Understanding the Job (04:29) The interview is like an exam. Figure out what the employer is looking for, and use the terminology in the resume.
Anticipating Interview Questions (04:55) The most popular questions that are asked at an interview cover the job and how the applicant matches to it.
Examples of Interview Responses (03:25) These four elements offer a basic framework for an interview. Answers should be no longer than one minute and answered with a positive attitude.
Different Types of Interviews (03:49) In group interviews, applicants should be open to ideas, communicative, be active listeners, and offer positive contributions.
Putting It All Together (04:02) Body language and non-verbal skills are very important, as well as being yourself. Avoid any negative body language, learn how to make good eye contact, and practice this. Summary: Points to Remember (00:45) Research the job thoroughly and understand its requirements.