BUSINESS ENGLISH

JOB INTERVIEW (page 1)


Imagine that you've got a job interview coming up.

1. MAKING THE RIGHT IMPRESSION
How useful are these ideas?
* Be polite
* Be charming
* Practice what you will say before you go
* Do some research about the company
* Have an updated resume
* Bring samples of previous work
* If possible, talk with someone who already works there to get a feeling for the work atmosphere

2. WHAT AN EMPLOYER LOOKS FOR
What do you think an employer looks for? Do you agree with these ideas?
* Good communication skills.
* Ability to learn new skills quickly.
* Ability to apply your knowledge at work.
* Initiative – Be a self starter.
* Time management.
* Ability to accept and manage responsibility

3. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Which of these things do you think is most important?
* Academic experience
* Previous work experience
* Life experience
* Volunteer Experience
* References