T19 & T20
THE REST OF COMM 202
 Today: Tutorial on Interview Prep
 Next Week: Lecture about When You Get the
Offer!
 The Followin...
THE REST OF COMM 202
 Today: Tutorial on Interview Prep
 Next Week: Lecture about When You Get the
Offer!
 The Followin...
WELCOME: TO DO LIST
 Employment Interview Assessment
 Look the Part
 Interview Prep
 Adios
 Need to Knows
EMPLOYMENT INTERVIEW ASSESSMENT
When: April 7th, 8th, & 9th
(Select Interview Time by April 1st)
10%
THE INTERVIEW:
You wi...
LOOK THE PART
LOOK THE PART
• Dry Cleaned/Pressed Suits, Dresses, Skirts, Shirts, and
Slacks
• Clean and Polished Shoes
• Don’t go overb...
“Dress shabbily and they
remember the [clothes]; dress
impeccably and they remember
the [person].”
-- Coco Chanel
INTERVIEW PREP
“So, tell me about yourself.”
• Most Common Interview Question
• Can be asked in different ways
• Opportuni...
INTERVIEW PREP
“So, tell me about yourself.”
• Keep it 2 minutes or less
• Brand Yourself : give them something to remembe...
INTERVIEW PREP
“So, tell me about yourself.”
The
Beginning
The
Spark
Growing
Interest
Your
Future
Why you
are here?
INTERVIEW PREP
Introduction
Realization that this is the right career for
you
Your formula and how it has helped lead
you ...
INTERVIEW PREP
Introduction
Realization that this is the right career for
you
Your formula and how it has helped lead
you ...
INTERVIEW PREP
Formula for Showing Growing Interest
Education Entrepreneurship
Community
Involvement
KINSEY
POWELL
Passion...
INTERVIEW PREP
“So, tell me about yourself.”
The
Beginning
The
Spark
Growing
Interest
Your
Future
Why you
are here?
I would hire you on
the spot (2 points)
I would like to interview
you again (1 point)
I would not hire you
(0 points)
TELL...
INTERVIEW PREP
“So, tell me about yourself.”
Grab a partner and tell them about
yourself!
2 Minutes Each + 1 Minute Feedba...
INTERVIEW PREP
“What are your Strengths?”
• Show your self-awareness
• Relevance to the Job
• Showing the Can in the CAN-W...
I would hire you on
the spot (2 points)
I would like to
interview you again (1
point)
I would not hire
you (0 points)
STRE...
INTERVIEW PREP
“What are your Weaknesses?”
• Mention a weakness that will not impact your performance
in this job and iden...
I would hire you on
the spot (2 points)
I would like to interview
you again (1 point)
I would not hire
you (0 points)
WEAK...
INTERVIEW PREP
“Tell me about a time when…”
• Highlighting the Job Posting Skills
• STAR Format Answer (Skills Matrix)
• L...
INTERVIEW PREP
Wild Cars & Stumpers
• Test your industry acumen
• Show your ability to communicate/think on your feet
• Sh...
FINANCE
WHAT ARE THE THREE WAYS TO VALUE A COMPANY?
PITCH ME A STOCK.
HOW WOULD YOU EVALUATE AN ORGANIZATION’S ABILITY FOR...
I would hire you on the
spot (2 points)
I would like to
interview you again
(1 point)
I would not hire you (0
points)
CREA...
INTERVIEW PREP
Closing the Interview
• Thank You!
• Reiterate Interest
• Ask for Contact Info & Follow-Up
• Shake Hands
• ...
INTERVIEW PREP
Following Up
• Send an email or handwritten card
• Reference the interview – something you want to emphasiz...
INTERVIEW PREP
Pro Tips
• Shoulders Back, Make Eye Contact, & Smile
• Match Energy
• Blow Your Nose and Brush Your Teeth
•...
“Every battle is won long
before it is fought. ”
-- Sun Tzu
ADIOS
• Perspective: “The love of family and the admiration of friends is much
more important than wealth and privilege.” ...
NEED TO KNOWS
• Cover Letter & Resume FINAL Due: Friday, March 27th @
1:59 p.m. on Turnitin & COOL
• Look out for your Int...
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Kinsey comm202 week 12

Interviews
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Kinsey comm202 week 12

  • 1. T19 & T20
  • 2. THE REST OF COMM 202  Today: Tutorial on Interview Prep  Next Week: Lecture about When You Get the Offer!  The Following Week: Closing Tutorial
  • 3. THE REST OF COMM 202  Today: Tutorial on Interview Prep  Next Week: Lecture about When You Get the Offer!  The Following Week: Closing Tutorial Easter Monday
  • 4. WELCOME: TO DO LIST  Employment Interview Assessment  Look the Part  Interview Prep  Adios  Need to Knows
  • 5. EMPLOYMENT INTERVIEW ASSESSMENT When: April 7th, 8th, & 9th (Select Interview Time by April 1st) 10% THE INTERVIEW: You will check-in with “reception” in Birmingham and your interviewer will come to waiting area to get you when they are ready. The interview will last 20 minutes with 1-2 Commerce 202 team members and consist of behavioral questions. Please bring your pen, resume, job posting, and cover letter in a pad folio
  • 6. LOOK THE PART
  • 7. LOOK THE PART • Dry Cleaned/Pressed Suits, Dresses, Skirts, Shirts, and Slacks • Clean and Polished Shoes • Don’t go overboard on “Pops of Colour” • Appropriate Jewelry • Mind Hemlines (Flood Pants or Mini Skirts)
  • 8. “Dress shabbily and they remember the [clothes]; dress impeccably and they remember the [person].” -- Coco Chanel
  • 9. INTERVIEW PREP “So, tell me about yourself.” • Most Common Interview Question • Can be asked in different ways • Opportunity to highlight skills and experiences • Chance show personality and be likeable How else can this question be asked?
  • 10. INTERVIEW PREP “So, tell me about yourself.” • Keep it 2 minutes or less • Brand Yourself : give them something to remember you by • Speak to your skills and accomplishments • Show passion • Provide a well-rounded picture
  • 11. INTERVIEW PREP “So, tell me about yourself.” The Beginning The Spark Growing Interest Your Future Why you are here?
  • 12. INTERVIEW PREP Introduction Realization that this is the right career for you Your formula and how it has helped lead you to this role Where you see yourself How this position ties into it all Growing Interest The Spark Your Future The Beginning Why you are here
  • 13. INTERVIEW PREP Introduction Realization that this is the right career for you Your formula and how it has helped lead you to this role Where you see yourself How this position ties into it all Growing Interest The Spark Your Future The Beginning Why you are here
  • 14. INTERVIEW PREP Formula for Showing Growing Interest Education Entrepreneurship Community Involvement KINSEY POWELL Passion & Commitment Comprehensive Business Knowledge Teamwork & Collaboration
  • 15. INTERVIEW PREP “So, tell me about yourself.” The Beginning The Spark Growing Interest Your Future Why you are here?
  • 16. I would hire you on the spot (2 points) I would like to interview you again (1 point) I would not hire you (0 points) TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF Student provides a relevant, chronological “story” highlighting their beginning, spark, growing interest, goals and fit to the organization in a concise manner (2 minute max) The student provides a chronological “story” highlighting most but not all of the 5 aspects listed in the first column in a concise manner and/or answer was longer than 2 minutes Student provided “story” that is neither concise (more than 2 minutes) nor chronological/logical
  • 17. INTERVIEW PREP “So, tell me about yourself.” Grab a partner and tell them about yourself! 2 Minutes Each + 1 Minute Feedback
  • 18. INTERVIEW PREP “What are your Strengths?” • Show your self-awareness • Relevance to the Job • Showing the Can in the CAN-WANT-FIT How else can this question be asked?
  • 19. I would hire you on the spot (2 points) I would like to interview you again (1 point) I would not hire you (0 points) STRENGTHS Student is able to choose strengths relevant to the position, give a strong example with proof of execution and links the experience to the job opportunity Student is able to choose strengths relevant to the position, gives a strong example of execution, but may lack a link to the position Student’s strength may be irrelevant to the position and/or lacks proof of execution or link to job opportunity
  • 20. INTERVIEW PREP “What are your Weaknesses?” • Mention a weakness that will not impact your performance in this job and identify your plan for improvement • Show your self-awareness and plan for improvement • Plan for improvement • PLAN FOR IMPROVEMENT How else can this question be asked?
  • 21. I would hire you on the spot (2 points) I would like to interview you again (1 point) I would not hire you (0 points) WEAKNESSES Student is able to choose a developmental area not key to the function of the position and share how they overcame the situation, the lesson learned and action plan moving forward, while demonstrating self reflection and resilience Student is able to choose a developmental area not key to the function of the position and share how they overcame the situation, however is not able to articulate the lesson learned or action plan moving forward and/or student choose cliché answer ex. “My greatest weakness is my greatest strength” Student either chose a skill essential to the position or was not able to clearly convey the lesson and/or action plan moving forward; student was unable to provide a weakness
  • 22. INTERVIEW PREP “Tell me about a time when…” • Highlighting the Job Posting Skills • STAR Format Answer (Skills Matrix) • Link it back to the Company and/or the Job (Why do they care)
  • 23. INTERVIEW PREP Wild Cars & Stumpers • Test your industry acumen • Show your ability to communicate/think on your feet • Show your interest/passion for the industry
  • 24. FINANCE WHAT ARE THE THREE WAYS TO VALUE A COMPANY? PITCH ME A STOCK. HOW WOULD YOU EVALUATE AN ORGANIZATION’S ABILITY FOR GROWTH? ACCOUNTING WHY DO YOU WANT TO PURSUE YOUR CPA? WHY DO YOU WANT TO WORK FOR X FIRM? MANAGEMENT CONSULTING HOW MANY WORDS ARE ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES? HOW MANY SURF BOARDS ARE SOLD IN NORTH AMERICA EVERY YEAR? DEFINE COMP. ADV. AND IDENTIFY ALL YOUR ASSUMPTIONS. MARKETING – BRAND MANAGEMENT HOW WOULD YOU INCREASE SALES OF X PRODUCT BY X%? SELL ME THIS PEN TLOG WHAT WOULD YOU DO TO INCREASE OUR PRODUCTIVITY? HOW MANY CHAIRS ARE IN SAUDER? HUMAN RESOURCES HOW SHOULD WE CHANGE OUR HIRING PROCESS? HOW WOULD YOU FIRE ME IF YOU HAD TO DO IT RIGHT NOW? RANDOM QUESTIONS OR SCENARIOS WOULD YOU RATHER GO SKY DIVING OR SCUBA DIVING AND WHY? TELL ME ABOUT SOME NEWS YOU HAVE READ RECENTLY AND HOW IT RELATES TO THIS JOB? IF YOU WERE AN ANIMAL, WHICH ANIMAL WOULD YOU BE AND WHY?
  • 25. I would hire you on the spot (2 points) I would like to interview you again (1 point) I would not hire you (0 points) CREATIVE/ STUMPER QUESTION S Student “aces” every opportunity to differentiate themselves during the interview: e.g., they offer a credible, logically-organized, and concise answer for every question. If on the rare occasion, they don’t know the answer, they then respond by asking clarifying questions and/or outlining the problem-solving approach they would use. Maintains composure. Student “handles” some opportunities to differentiate themselves during the interview: e.g., they offer credible and/or logically-organized and/or concise answers for many questions. They sometimes respond by asking clarifying questions and/or outlining the problem-solving approach they would use They “miss” too many opportunities to differentiate themselves during interview: e.g., they offer widely varying answers in terms of credibility and/or logical organization and/or conciseness. If they don’t know the answer, they often don’t seem to know how to respond by asking clarifying questions and/or outlining a problem-solving approach
  • 26. INTERVIEW PREP Closing the Interview • Thank You! • Reiterate Interest • Ask for Contact Info & Follow-Up • Shake Hands • Use their Name
  • 27. INTERVIEW PREP Following Up • Send an email or handwritten card • Reference the interview – something you want to emphasize or something unsaid that you want them to know • Reiterate your interest in the position • Thank them for the opportunity again • Reference an answer they gave you to one of your end of interview questions • If you interviewed with multiple people make sure the follow-up is personalized to each person
  • 28. INTERVIEW PREP Pro Tips • Shoulders Back, Make Eye Contact, & Smile • Match Energy • Blow Your Nose and Brush Your Teeth • “Do you have any questions for me?” • Water is better than Coffee
  • 29. “Every battle is won long before it is fought. ” -- Sun Tzu
  • 30. ADIOS • Perspective: “The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.” – Charles Kuralt, American Journalist • Humility: “If you get a seat on a rocket ship, you don’t ask which seat.” – Sheryl Sandberg, CEO Facebook • Confidence: “To be a champ, you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” – Sugar Ray Robinson, Professional Boxer THANK YOU. KEEP IN TOUCH.
  • 31. NEED TO KNOWS • Cover Letter & Resume FINAL Due: Friday, March 27th @ 1:59 p.m. on Turnitin & COOL • Look out for your Interview Email LECTURE NEXT WEEK