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W12: Interviewing (Final Tutorial)

  1. 1. COMM 202 W12: Interviews T35 & T36 The last tutorial L Tutorial 8
  2. 2. Agenda 1.Employment Interview Assignment 2.Interview Questions 3.Closing 4.Words of Wisdom 5.Action Items
  3. 3. Employment Interview
  4. 4. Employment Interview (10%) When: April 4th, 5th, and 7th o Check in with “reception” in Birmingham 10 minutes before your scheduled time; your interviewer will come to waiting area to get you o Not there when interviewer comes out = automatic “0” o The interview will last 20 minutes with 1-2 Commerce 202 team members o Please bring your pen, resume, job posting, and cover letter in a padfolio
  5. 5. Dress to Impress Business Formal
  6. 6. Interview Questions
  7. 7. Questions to Expect 1.Tell me about yourself / Walk me through your resume 2.What are your strengths? 3.What are your weaknesses? 4.Tell me about a time when… 5.WILD CARD / Problem-solving 6.Do you have any questions?
  8. 8. 1. Tell Me About Yourself. o Keep it 2 minutes or less o Brand yourself – give them something to remember you by o Sound natural, not like you’re reading off a script! o Speak to your skills and accomplishments o Show passion o Provide a well-rounded picture The MOST COMMON QUESTION you will get in an interview. Can be asked in different ways… PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
  9. 9. Your Story The Beginning Growing Interest The Spark Your Future Why you are here Introduction – quick background Realization that this was the career for you Your formula that makes you perfect for the job! Where you see yourself How this position ties into it all
  10. 10. What is Your Story’s Formula? ? + ? ?+ THE GOAL: Tell them a story that no one else can replicate and impress them in the first 2 minutes
  11. 11. Grading Rubric: About Yourself I would hire you on the spot (2 points) I would like to interview you again (1 point) I would not hire you (0 points) TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF Student provides a relevant, chronological “story” highlighting their beginning, spark, growing interest, goals and fit to the organization in a concise manner (2 minute max) The student provides a chronological “story” highlighting most but not all of the 5 aspects listed in the first column in a concise manner and/or answer was longer than 2 minutes Student provided “story” that is neither concise (more than 2 minutes) nor chronological/logical
  12. 12. My Story /+ + / 1) strategic visionary thinking, 2) collaborating people/teams together, and 3) technical challenges Current SWD @ Visier: front-end development, customer-facing features, working with UX. WRASA: great management experience, team building, entrepreneurial JDCW: previous competitor, current coach for MIS team NVD: Building a startup from the ground up w/ 3 Bus. & 3 Eng.
  13. 13. Activity Grab a partner and share “tell me about yourself” stories Give some feedback!
  14. 14. 2. What are your Strengths? o A way for the interviewer to tell if you know yourself and that you know you have what it takes to do the job o Can also be asked in different ways! o There is no right answer – just good answers and bad answers o Link experiences to the position/company
  15. 15. Grading Rubric: Strengths I would hire you on the spot (2 points) I would like to interview you again (1 point) I would not hire you (0 points) STRENGTHS Student is able to choose strengths relevant to the position, give a strong example with proof of execution and links the experience to the job opportunity Student is able to choose strengths relevant to the position, gives a strong example of execution, but may lack a link to the position Student’s strength may be irrelevant to the position and/or lacks proof of execution or link to job opportunity
  16. 16. 3. What are your Weaknesses? Do not flip WEAKNESSES into STRENGTHS!
  17. 17. 3. What are your Weaknesses ✘ “I’m such a perfectionist” ✘ “Too detail-oriented” ✘ “Over-achiever” ✘ “I work too hard sometimes” ü Weakness wouldn’t impair you from doing the job ü Show you have a plan to improve these weaknesses ü Show the “lesson learned”
  18. 18. Grading Rubric: Weaknesses I would hire you on the spot (2 points) I would like to interview you again (1 point) I would not hire you (0 points) WEAKNESSES Student is able to choose a developmental area not key to the function of the position and share how they overcame the situation, the lesson learned and action plan moving forward, while demonstrating self reflection and resilience Student is able to choose a developmental area not key to the function of the position and share how they overcame the situation, however is not able to articulate the lesson learned or action plan moving forward and/or student choose cliché answer ex. “My greatest weakness is my greatest strength” Student either chose a skill essential to the position or was not able to clearly convey the lesson and/or action plan moving forward; student was unable to provide a weakness
  19. 19. 4. Tell me about a time when… S T A R Situation Task Action Result What position and where were you? What was the challenge you faced? What did YOU do and how did you do it? What was the accomplishment & impact? + LINK back to job and why the story is relevant
  20. 20. 5. Wild Card Questions
  21. 21. 5. Wild Card Questions Industry/job specific or… A SURPRISE! YOUR GOAL o Walk them through your thought process o Stay calm and provide a clear answer o A way for the interviewer to gauge your interest and knowledge of the position and industry o Test your ability to communicate clearly o Shows the interviewer how you think o TESTS BUSINESS ACUMEN: news, trends, etc.
  22. 22. FINANCE PITCH ME A STOCK WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS VS DOWNSIDES OF USING DEBT VS EQUITY FINANCING? HOW WOULD VALUE A PERPETUAL ZERO COUPON BOND? DO YOU THINK THE FINANCIAL MARKETS ARE EFFICIENT? ACCOUNTING WHY DO YOU WANT TO PURSUE A CPA? WHY THIS FIRM? WALK ME THROUGH THE MAJOR LINES OF A CASH FLOW STATEMENT? MANAGEMENT CONSULTING HOW MANY WORDS ON THE FRONT PAGE OF THE NY TIMES? TELL ME YOUR 5 WEAKNESSES… AND ANOTHER… ANOTHER DESCRIBE A PROJECT YOU HAVE WORKED ON THAT CHALLENGED YOU? CASE-BASED QUESTIONS… MARKETING HOW WOULD YOU INCREASE SALES OF X PRODUCT BY X%? SELL ME THIS PEN. HOW DO YOU THINK OUR BLOG IS DOING? WHAT CAN BE DONE BETTER? TLOG HOW COULD YOU IMPROVE THE COMPANY’S PRODUCTIVITY? HOW WOULD YOU DEAL WITH A DIFFICULT FACTORY WORKER? TELL ME ABOUT A TIME YOU IMPROVED SOMETHING WHERE YOU WORKED? HR TELL ME ABOUT A TIME WHERE YOU HAD TO MOTIVATE A TEAM ASSUMINGYOU ARE SELECTED, WHAT WOULD BE THE FIRST CHANGE YOU WOULD MAKE? RANDOM WHAT IS 3/16 IN DECIMAL? TELL ME ABOUT SOMETHING IN THE NEWS, HOW IT RELATES TO THIS JOB? WHY ARE MANHOLES ROUND? TEACH ME SOMETHING YOU LEARNED IN SCHOOL? WHAT MOTIVATES YOU?
  23. 23. Grading Rubric: Wild Card I would hire you on the spot (2 points) I would like to interview you again (1 point) I would not hire you (0 points) CREATIVE/ STUMPER QUESTIONS Student “aces” every opportunity to differentiate themselves during the interview: e.g., they offer a credible, logically-organized, and concise answer for every question. If on the rare occasion, they don’t know the answer, they then respond by asking clarifying questions and/or outlining the problem- solving approach they would use. Maintains composure. Student “handles” some opportunities to differentiate themselves during the interview: e.g., they offer credible and/or logically- organized and/or concise answers for many questions. They sometimes respond by asking clarifying questions and/or outlining the problem-solving approach they would use They “miss” too many opportunities to differentiate themselves during interview: e.g., they offer widely varying answers in terms of credibility and/or logical organization and/or conciseness. If they don’t know the answer, they often don’t seem to know how to respond by asking clarifying questions and/or outlining a problem-solving approach
  24. 24. 6. Do you have any questions? o Always have at least 2 questions o Avoid asking questions you could find the answer to on Google o Never ask a question like, “What do you look for in candidates?” o Do not ask something that has already been addressed in the interview o Always safe to get them talking about themselves – maybe ask something directly related to their job/industry or some career advice.
  25. 25. Closing THANK them Reiterate your INTEREST End with a HANDSHAKE Ask for their BUSINESS CARD Ask if you can CALL to follow-up Use their NAME
  26. 26. Follow-Up REFER TO CONVERSATION TAILOR TO READER EMAIL IN 24 HOURS THANK THEM RE-ITERATE INTEREST CHECK FOR TYPOS! DO NOT WRITE AN ESSAY!!
  27. 27. Follow Up Example Hi Michael, I just wanted to say a quick thank you for taking the time to interview me. I really enjoyed our conversation, even though you did not like my top two classic rock bands, at least we could agree on Zeppelin. Good luck with your future at Goldman, hopefully the transition continues to be a smooth one for you. Best Regards, Curtis Kuznecov
  28. 28. General Tips Listen to the question Answer the darn question Use your Skills Matrix DON’T FORGET TO SMILE J
  29. 29. o Attend company talks, information sessions, open houses, conferences, etc. o Ask someone out for coffee, cold-email, etc. o Recruiters, current employees, upper-year students, UBC alumni o Be authentic o Build a roadmap on how to accomplish your dream o Explore and expand your network Finding Your Fit
  30. 30. Words of Wisdom
  31. 31. Build Your Future. Control what you can control. Fail fast. Find a solution.
  32. 32. Discover Value
  33. 33. people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. - Maya Angelou
  34. 34. Action Items Employment Interviews April 4th, 5th & 7th Lecture next week! (except for Friday) Informational Interview due April 14th @ TurnItIn Informational Interview due April 14th @ TurnItIn
  35. 35. Info Interview Assignment o Contact details (name, company, title, phone, email) o List of questions asked o Major insights gained – What did you learn during your informational interview? **This is the most important part, should be 40% of final paper. o Did you request/receive any information regarding additional connections? o Follow up action – What will you do to maintain this connection? *Screen shot of thank you email required o What are your next steps having conducted this information interview? Assignment Guidelines 10% of your final grade Due Thursday April 14th Minimum of one page In-person and not current UBC student/staff/faculty or family member
  36. 36. Landing Your Info Interview 1. Find 4 or 5 potential contacts – WHERE?! 2. Research them (Google, LinkedIn) and reach out to contacts you have in common 3. Decide what you want to talk to them about and brainstorm questions and points of commonality 4. Send out your invites! Don’t be offended if they don’t immediately reply

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