Common Job Interview Mistakes: What NOT to Say or Do (Enhanced DVD)
Having good experience and credentials doesn’t mean much if a job candidate seems unprofessional, unprepared or non-motivated in the interview. This program discusses how to avoid being seen in such a way and contains solid advice from experts. Graphics are used for training purposes and there are dramatizations included that show dos and don’ts in a job interview. Newcomers to job searching need to be aware of the most common mistakes at interviews. They may not realize for example that they should turn off cell phones and electronic devices before the interview. They should also avoid asking questions too early on about the salary. There are tips included in this program about being punctual, strategies for giving a positive impression, and this is a great resource for new or upcoming job seekers to further their career education. (25 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Interview Mistakes (02:00) – Horror stories about common interview mistakes are shared by professionals.
Prepare to Make a Good Impression: Punctuality (02:02) – It is important to be punctual which will help to make a good impression.
Personal and Interpersonal Questions (01:27) – Personal question responses should include details about character, work ethic, and other strengths.
How to Turn Weaknesses into Strengths (02:48) – A candidate answers questions about weaknesses during a mock interview.
General Interview Questions (02:44) – Interviewees must prove that they have researched the company and give reasons why they are interested in working there.
Non-Questions and Closing Interview (03:39) – The second a job seeker steps into an office, the job interview begins.
Common Job Interview Mistakes: What NOT to Say or Do