Earlier this week, Jill Klees, our wonderful iSchool Career Center Liaison, gave a presentation on how to “Interview Like a Superstar.” She covered a lot of ground and answered a ton of audience questions.
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What accomplishment are you most proud of? Give me your best example of providing outstanding customer service. What does being a team player mean to you and share an example that demonstrates it? How do you build rapport with a difficult team member?
Looking for a job takes a lot of time and energy. In fact, you may have heard that job searching is a full-time job in itself. That is at least when you do your job search the right way. A half-fast job search is a waste of your precious time and energy.
You know that feeling when you are cruising along in your interview and you just feel like the stars are aligned and everything is going so well? It is an amazing feeling. And then you get a seemingly simple interview question, “Why are you the best candidate for this position?” and you freeze.
Your body language can communicate more about you than your actual spoken words in making a first and lasting impression during an interview. The belief is that 55% of communication is body language, 38% is the tone of your voice, and only 7% is the actual words spoken.
You have leadership skills even if you don’t have manager, director, or supervisor in your title.
Whether you are a current student or a recent grad preparing to interview for an internship or a full-time professional position, there is one important element that tends to get overlooked.