You’ve prepared your examples…. But are you prepared for the questions? Interviewers don’t think the same way as interviewees. You train to present your case. Interviewers train to probe your data. Here’s an example. The STOP signs shows possible interruption points. Any of the 30 questions could be asked as
“We are all, individuals”, “Yes, we are all individuals” (Remember the film – The Life of Brian?) Pity the poor interviewer – you only have to deal with one interview; they may have dozens. Interviews are not the sort of assignments that managers seek out;they are a must to avoid.
BEING THANKFUL LEADS to HOPE Hope means more than just surviving. Covid has changed things for everybody and in the middle of this lockdown I am thinking that it might not be the last either. This lockdown is different to the last one in that we know that it won’t
The Interviewing Zone – Shortlisted for the IITD National Training Awards 2020 The collection of videos, PDFs,podcasts and work materials that make up the Interviewing Zone were shortlisted for an IITD Award in March. We are very proud of this recognition of the effort that has been put into this
“Stringent standards to be applied” says Minister. “I am appalled at the number of people who are killed or injured on the roads because of drink, drugs, road rage or sheer bloody-mindedness. I am equally appalled at the numbers of people whose careers and lives have been destroyed because they
Not making it to interview stage in competency-based competitions? Too many job applications end in tears because the form is rejected. This is true especially for competency-based applications. The old technique of filling a badly drafted form with superlatives never hacked it anyway – but that didn’t stop people trying.
https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-ncirf-e8ae8f You can now do a 45 minute introduction to the techniques of Career Planning on my new Podcast Career Detection. Why not add value to your next walk and put a spring in the step of your career?
“I am ready for my close-up Mr. DeMille” Facing your first online job interview you probably won’t feel as confident as Norma Desmond in the film Sunset Boulevard. However, you will probably feel as much pressure as the diva did – with the level of scrutiny being directed at you.
https://vimeo.com/450864216 Filling in application form is painful at best. Is it worth the effort? Yes, because you are investing in yourself.. Invest 90 seconds to open the door to your future.
Have your recent interviews been a bit uncomfortable? Meet your Inquisitors HERE Nobody expected the Spanish Inquisition. Their weapons were fear, surprise and a fanatical devotion to the Pope. (You might remember the Monty Python Sketch and the famous line: “Cardinal Fang, bring on the Comfy Chair” ) Many people
My latest podcast at https://www.podbean.com/ew/pb-2y8mr-e4d923 Shows you how to fill out a competency example on an application form using the STAR Model. It’s an audio trailer for a video that I am working on and that will be available shortly. Save hours with this eleven and a half minute introduction.
You might have wondered when you were at school how all that modern math was all about. Here in our latest podcast is the secret of the humble Venn Diagram. Know what your overlap is. Six minutes that could make the difference – listen to an entertaining angle on Boolean