effective job interviewing _dr. kazi golam faruk

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  1. 1. 11/24/2015 1 WELCOME WORKSHOP ON JOB INTERVIEW PREPARATION & EFFECTIVE CV WRITING
  2. 2. 11/24/2015 2 Three men went to a hotel to share a room The clerk asked for $300 Each man paid $100, making up the $300 The hotelkeeper then decided to allow a discount for the day, charging only $250 for the room He told the clerk to return $50 to the three men The clerk pocketed $20 for himself. He gave the remaining $30 back to the three men Each man took back $10. Therefore, each man paid 100 - 10 = $90 to the hotel $90 x 3 = $270 + the clerk's $20 = $290 Question: Where has the remaining $10 gone? SCRATCH YOUR HEAD
  3. 3. 11/24/2015 3 Attending job interview involves presence of fear Preparation increases confidence, ensures appropriate presentation and bring success INTRODUCTION The preparation mentally orient to see the role of the job in the interview board The job interview is your opportunity to demonstrate competencies Preparation is required for both old and new applicants
  4. 4. 11/24/2015 4 To help in presenting the strengths and abilities in a job interview To provide ideas, tips and techniques to maximize chances of success OVERALL GOAL
  5. 5. 11/24/2015 5 Develop a clear understanding of what the hiring manager look for Position the talents and skills which match the job mandate Prepare for a job interview Conduct in the interview Respond to the most commonly asked as well as most difficult interview questions Know how to provide behavioral answers to interview questions Display a positive attitude throughout the job interview process OBJECTIVE OF SESSION
  6. 6. 11/24/2015 6 CAREER PLANNING & JOB INTERVIEWING What is Career Planning ? Individual Needs Organization Needs Match Success in job interview requires effective career planning
  7. 7. 11/24/2015 7 Preparing for the job interview requires an understanding of career planning process as well as an investment of your time and effort Job interview is the culmination of career planning, development, preparation and search efforts You must be prepared, positive and confident to create required impression CAREER PLANNING & JOB INTERVIEWING
  8. 8. 11/24/2015 8 CAREER PLANNING & JOB INTERVIEWING Individual Needs Organization Needs Job Satisfaction Productivity Motivation High Quality Work JOB Match Interview for the job that matches your interest skills and aspirations.. The purpose of career planning efforts.to find career satisfaction
  9. 9. 11/24/2015 9 Assessments Reality Checks CAREER PLANNING PROCESS Know Yourself Opportunity Scans Goals, Plans & Implementation
  10. 10. 11/24/2015 10 Assessments Reality Checks CAREER PLANNING PROCESS Know Yourself Skills ? Values ? Preferences ? Interests ? How others see ? Reputation ? How is my current performance rated ? Opportunity Scans Current situation ? How org changing ? Future opportunities ? Skills, experiences required for other opportunities ?
  11. 11. 11/24/2015 11 CAREER PLANNING PROCESS Know Yourself Opportunity Scans Career direction, Goals, Plan ? Needed to achieve goals ? Next Step ? How to Implement ? Goals, Plans & Implementation
  12. 12. 11/24/2015 12 Understand the Position @ What the hiring manager look for? Highlight Strengths & Skills @ Creating application @ Positioning as a match Prepare for the Interview @ Preparing for responses @ Practicing The Interview Model MODEL FOR EFFECTIVE JOB INTERVIEW
  13. 13. 11/24/2015 13 Understand the Position @ What is the hiring manager looking for? Highlight Strengths & Skills @ Creating application @ Positioning as a match Prepare for the Interview @ Preparing for responses @ Practicing The Interview @ Behavioral interview @ What should you ask? MODEL FOR EFFECTIVE JOB INTERVIEW
  14. 14. 11/24/2015 14 UNDERSTAND THE POSITION MODEL FOR EFFECTIVE JOB INTERVIEW Highlight Strengths & Skills The Interview Prepare for the Interview
  15. 15. 11/24/2015 15 UNDERSTAND THE POSITION UNDERSTANDING THE JOB REQUIREMENT BENEFITS Save time Reduce frustration Improve ability to meet the need of the position Invest some time in understanding the position requirement Completing job application is a time consuming process
  16. 16. 11/24/2015 16 UNDERSTAND THE POSITION HOW TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THE POSITION Analyze Vacancy Announcement Analysis of Position against Qualifications Responsibilities, Competencies, Skills required? Look for the critical issues
  17. 17. 11/24/2015 17 ASK YOURSELF.. Do I meet the minimum qualifications? Do I have the skills and abilities for the position? Do I have required experiences? Am I really interested for the position? Why? Am I interested in the job for the right reasons? What do I know about the Department? Does it make sense for me to apply? Does it fit in with my future career goals? UNDERSTAND THE POSITION
  18. 18. 11/24/2015 18 UNDERSTAND THE POSITION The analysis would help to.. Focus your Covering Letter, Resume Prepare for a potential job interview Highlight strengths Identify any gaps for future development If UNDERSTANDING THE POSITION shows positive assessment.prepare application highlighting strength Analyze Vacancy Announcement Analysis of Position against Qualifications HOW TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THE POSITION
  19. 19. 11/24/2015 19 EXERCISE JOB ANALYSIS WORKSHEET
  20. 20. 11/24/2015 20 Understand the Position MODEL FOR EFFECTIVE JOB INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHT STRENGTHS & SKILLS The Interview Prepare for the Interview
  21. 21. 11/24/2015 21 HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS Highlight your strengths and skills by: @ Preparing your application @ Creating a positive impression Create high quality and positive image Goal should be.to secure an interview Ask yourself.If I were the Hiring Manager ? PREPARING APPLICATION
  22. 22. 11/24/2015 22 HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS Application CV/Resume Cover Letter PREPARING APPLICATION APPLICATION CHECKLIST
  23. 23. 11/24/2015 23 HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS APPLICATION Have a clear self assessment Think about your strength, interest and objective as you put your application forward Present yourself in the form of benefits APPLICATION CHECKLIST Application CV/Resume Cover Letter
  24. 24. 11/24/2015 24 HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS APPLICATION CHECKLIST Application CV/Resume Cover Letter Curriculum vitae (CV) is a Latin expression - means course of life CV provides an overview of a person's experience and other qualifications CV is the first item that a potential employer encounters regarding the job seeker Typically used to screen applicants often followed by an interview
  25. 25. 11/24/2015 25 HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS APPLICATION CHECKLIST Application CV/Resume Cover Letter Resume is a document used by individuals to present their background and skill sets A typical rsum contains a summary of relevant job experience and education The rsum is comparable to a curriculum vitae (CV) in many countries In UK, Canada and the United States rsum is substantially shorter than CV
  26. 26. 11/24/2015 26 DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CV & RESUME ??? Resume is 01/02 page summary of skills, experience and education. CV is longer (at least 02 page) Resume is brief and concise, CV is more detailed CV includes summary of academic backgrounds, research, publications, presentations, awards, honors, affiliations and other details. Resume focuses more on skills and achievements Resumes often miss out some of the more personal details that CVs include, such as hobbies and interests In Europe, Middle East, Africa or Asia, employers expect CV. In USA, resumes are more common, and CVs are for academia HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS
  27. 27. 11/24/2015 27 Send a focused and concise cover letter Address it to an individual (if possible) Focus on the skills, competencies and experiences related to the job Use powerful and professional words HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS Cover letter is a letter of introduction attached to rsum or CV Introduces you and your resume First document an employer sees Also called Motivation Letter APPLICATION CHECKLIST Application CV/Resume Cover Letter
  28. 28. 11/24/2015 28 HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS
  29. 29. 11/24/2015 29 HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS PREPARING APPLICATION CREATING POSITIVE IMPRESSION APPLICATION CHECKLIST PREPARATION STAGE AFTER THE INTERVIEW DURING THE INTERVIEW
  30. 30. 11/24/2015 30 Learn about the company history, its employees and specific job that you want Review the job ad for the description, qualifications and requirements of the position Be clear on your own interests and career goals Plan out your answers to some standard questions Get a good nights sleep Have pen, paper, copies of CV etc HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS CREATING POSITIVE IMPRESSION PREPARATION STAGE
  31. 31. 11/24/2015 31 HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS CREATING POSITIVE IMPRESSION PREPARATION STAGE DURING THE INTERVIEW Arrive early for the interview Actively participate in the conversation.listen actively, make eye contact, shake hands etc Answers questions honestly Come prepared to defend your CV Ask questions about the job Answers questions calmly Thank your interviewer
  32. 32. 11/24/2015 32 HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS CREATING POSITIVE IMPRESSION PREPARATION STAGE DURING THE INTERVIEW Write thank you notes Recap any major issues that you would like to remind Explain why you are still interested Keep the letter brief and positive AFTER THE INTERVIEW
  33. 33. 11/24/2015 33 CAN YOU THINK OF ANYTHING ELSE TO MAXIMIZE YOUR CHANCES OF SUCCESS ???? HIGHLIGHT YOUR STRENGTHS & SKILLS PREPARING APPLICATION CREATING