Job Interview Process | Interview Questions and Answers
When you get to the job interview you have achieved your goal. You are now face-to-face with a prospective employer
and are competing with other applicants that are equally qualified to win the job.
blow the interview by being ill-informed about the interview process, the
different types of questions used and how to
section will assist to recognise various job interview processes, and questions used in professional interviews.
will show you how to quantify
and qualify your answers to the interviewer's satisfaction.
The formal structured job interview
applicant meets the job criteria, which could include a lot of
interpersonal skills and attributes and information the employer sees as
he/she could handle the responsibilities of the job.
the most suitable applicant.
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What did you do when…”?
at past behaviour as opposed to beliefs and feelings.
The idea behind the behavioural interviewing strategy or model is that you can assess past
performance to predict future performance.
“What would you do if”?
In both the
above examples you will have to demonstrate how you went, or will go about
performing the task or duty. What processes did you, or will
with behavioural interviewing is that it doesn’t allow for maturity,
experience or further training etc.
can’t come up with a really good example, give them a situation you handled
badly and admit that you learned from this and given the same situation you
would now do it another way and give them a scenario.
In other words turn
it around to a situational scenario.
To reiterate, your
interview answers must demonstrate the processes you used to
arrive at a decision. The subject of behavioural and
situational interviewing is too specialised to go into it further in
this section. Resources can be found on this site. Nevertheless
demonstrating processes used in answering most interview questions
You need to learn, or brush
up, on these techniques if you want to perform at the level the employer
expects. Behavioural interviewing, in particular, is used for public
service and more senior positions. However, the interviewer who is not
experienced, may have done some "reading up" on interviewing and will tend
to use these questions for the less professional applicant, when sometimes
they don't have the skills to interpret the answers. This is always a
problem when dealing with unqualified interviewers.
the professional job interview will usually be conducted in three parts.The
beginning, the middle and the end.
Introductions and small talk to make you comfortable. This is an ideal
opportunity to build rapport, however be brief in your response. The
interviewer will supply you with information about the company and the job
and tell you how the interview will be conducted.
This will centre on you - questions and answers. Ask if you can refer to
your notes (see further on about taking in a notebook).
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