For every internship that a college grad might be interested in or job, there are many other people vying for the same position. Recruiters are saying that graduates are weak on interviewing techniques in spite of having good academic backgrounds. Face to face communication is more important than ever, and job applicants and college graduates need to spend as much time as possible on this and improve their skills. This video brings employers and recruiters together and they offer viewers insights on what they are seeking in an interview. They also give viewers an idea of the mistakes they have seen. This is also titled Graduate Interviews. (45 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Choosing a Career (03:07) Tips for picking a new career include finding personal interests and strengths, thinking about the future, and looking for job ads.
What Makes a Good CV? (06:34) This segment includes tips on building a good resume.
Interview Preparation (05:52) Tips on how to research a company by viewing the website, calling the company to find out more about it, and talking to employees.
Arriving at the Interview (03:13) Tips on being punctual, planning the interview, and how to make a positive first impression.
Building Rapport (03:51) Tips on body language, how to avoid humor, how to communicate with the interviewer, and how to express shared values with the employer.
What Will You Be Asked? (04:11) Experts discuss the type of questions that would be asked at a real interview.