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  • 1. 2014 Rosala Rojas Nez UNID Diplomado 18/07/2014 "How to have a successful job interview in the English language"
  • 2. "How to have a successful job interview in the English language" Making a positive first impression. Before you arrive. You never get a second chance to make a first impression. People start forming their impression of you of you imediately , looking at the outside and making assumptions about the inside. It is your responsability to ensure that you send out the right message about who you are, through your physical appearance, your cloths and your body language Being armed with some good icebreaker questions to ask can help you make a good first impression. It can also set the tone for the entire interview. Small talk gives you and the interviewer a chance to get to know each other a bit. It can ease tension or anxiety you may be feeling. In the bigger scheme of things, taking some time to break the ice is important, because it is a skill that is great to hone for day-to-day work and liferegardless of your field or industry. If you can show that you are good at breaking the ice, the
  • 3. "How to have a successful job interview in the English language" interviewer will be able to picture you doing the same as you relate to customers, colleagues, supervisors, vendorsanyone. Job interviews can be seriously scary, but, with a little self-confidence, they become a piece of cake. If you lack confidence going into a job interview because you're unsure of what to wear, don't fret - wiki How can help. See step 1 below to start putting together the perfect outfit for your big interview! The day of the interview. . As a rule of thumb, you should dress for the interview the way you would for the job itself. (If the job is unusually casual, however, you might want to show up in business-casual clothes to be safe.) Choose subdued colors (blues, browns, grays, black) and make sure that your clothes are lint- and wrinkle-free. Avoid wearing perfume, after-shave, or scented lotion (but do wear deodorant). Applicants in banking or wealth management, business, academia, politics, and health-related sectors should show up for an interview in business formal clothing unless otherwise noted. For women, this means a skirt suit or pant suit in a dark color, along with closed toe shoes and subtle makeup. For men, this means a dark- colored suit and tie and dark-colored shoes.
  • 4. "How to have a successful job interview in the English language" For more information look up to next link Dress for the interview http://www.wikihow.com/Dress-for-an-Interview. Activity instruction: Get into the forum and discuss what you can do to create a positive first impression with an interviewer. The activity will have a score of 5% Points to qualify 2 Written expression 1 Correct grammar 1 Complete personal data 1 Be on time. Activity 2 Modulo 2
  • 5. "How to have a successful job interview in the English language" Making a positive first impression. Instruction: Get into the forum and discuss what you can do to create a positive first impression with an interviewer. Think about the following points. - As you are about to enter the interview room take 2 or 3 deep breaths to calm your nerves. You will do better if you are relaxed and have a calm mind. - Your appearance. - Body language. - Break the ice with the interviewer. - Arrive ten minutes early. - Speak English with a friend before the interview. - Bring a close friend or relative with you for support. - Take a copy of your CV and examples of your work with you . - Learn some impressive words and phrases to use in the interview. - Memorize long answers to questions that you anticipate being asked. - Don't say something you'll regret later. Think before you speak. - If the venue is far from your place of residence, stop in the washroom when you arrive to reset your hair, tie, etc. - Don't play with your chair while waiting to be called. The activity will have a score of 5% Points to qualify 2 Written expression
  • 6. "How to have a successful job interview in the English language" 1 Correct grammar 1 Complete personal data 1 Be on time.