When the economy is down, job interviews can be more anxiety inducing than ever before. This program goes into detail about strategies and tips so that candidates can improve their chances of being hired as much as possible and reduce interview anxiety. The program focuses on preparing as much as possible ahead of the interview and goes over every important aspect of preparation. The job seeker should have questions that they are ready to ask the interview, they should practice for questions in a mock interview, they should know how to answer both behavioral and factual questions, they should know how to change negatives into positives, and develop their listening skills. These steps can boost confidence ahead of a job interview and make it easier for candidates to succeed once they get to the interview. (30 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Interview Skills: Preparation (05:03) Candidates need to prepare head of an interview. Their resumes should be up to date.
Anticipating Interview Questions (05:32) Candidates should have a good idea about their strengths and selling points, and how those strengths relate to the needs of the employer.
At the Interview (06:25) The job seeker should be punctual and confident. Cell phones should be turned off. The candidate should know what to say and how to be clear.
Advantage of Mock Interviews (05:43) Mock interviews can be a good way to prepare for a real interview. It allows job seekers to focus in a situation with no risks and implement interview techniques.