Skills development Write tips on how to prepare for a job interview Write tips on how to prepare for a job interview Practise Practise answering possible job interview questions answering possible job interview questions listening and reading for gist listening and reading for gist
These tips are important for your successful participation in the Express yourself lesson, for you future life experience
Include in your list: 1. What you might need to do / find out before the interview. 2. How you say things (Speaking). 3. The way you behave (Listening How to look confident). 4. The way you look (Reading). 5. What to do and not to do on the day of the interview.
What you might need to do / find out before the interview.
Dos Do look at the company Website Do learn ahead of time about the company and its product Do talk to the other people from the company Do think about possible questions in advance Do get reference from people who can recommend you.
Donts Dont go to an interview without a record of former employment
Evaluation Card for Applicants Comments Score (1-3) 1 Did he (she) sound positive? 2 Did he (she) prepare for the interview in advance? 3 Did he (she) cope well with all the questions? 4 Did he (she) show confidence? 5 Did he (she) give relevant information? Total score:
Dos Do answer questions honestly Do say things in a polite and positive way using I would much rather do … Id rather not do … Do your best to sound positive Do try to explain why you want to get a job.
Dont mumble Dont give irrelevant and general information Dont hang around prolonging the interview Dont give answers like no or I dont know. Donts
The way you behave (Listening How to look confident).
Dos Do try to overcome nervousness and shortness of breath Do take a few deep breaths and gently shake your arms and legs to release all the tension Do relax your muscles Do create an impression of self-confidence Do hold your back straight and lift your chin slightly when you walk into the interview room.
Dont arrive late and breathless for an interview Dont cross your arms Dont display cocksureness Dont touch your face and hair Donts
Dos Do wear a costume (a suit) which gives a feeling of strength and control Do remember that your make-up, hairdo, perfume should be moderate Do be well-groomed and appropriately dressed Do choose clothing in which youll be comfortable Do remember (men!) that shoes should be well- cleaned and shined
Dont be untidy in appearance Dont wear clothes which portrays you as weak and indecisive Dont wear anything that jingles, wiggles, clanks or glitters Donts
What to do and not to do on the day of the interview.
Self-Evaluation card: CriterionComments Score (1-5) 1 Balance of contribution Did I participate equally with the rest of the group when we created Job Interview Tips? 2Content Did I bring any useful ideas? 3 Appropriateness of language Did I use the language accurately and appropriately? 4 Task achievement Did myself and my group achieve the task? Total score: