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Craft resumé and cover letters that show prospective employers your true potential. A cover letter should:
- Get to the point
- Highlight the employer's needs and detail how you can fill them
- Use simple language, as if you are speaking to the employer
- Be composed to respond to ads, for exploration, networking, or as a follow-up phone call or interview
- Includes basic sample cover letters
Three parts of an interview:
- Questions about you
- Questions to determine if you are right for the job
- Questions you should ask about the position
Be prepared to discuss what in your background and experience is most relevant and useful for the job. Before your interview, research the field, the job and the employer. Based on the information you have:
- Identify 3-5 of the most important tasks of the job
- How do you think the employer would like you to behave?
- Know 3-5 significant contributions you can make
Responsibilities of the interviewer and interviewee during the interview process:
- The interviewer assesses your capabilities and how they match the needs of the job and the relevance of your experience to the needs of the job. The interviewer also assesses your personality and determines how it will fit the needs of the job/work environment.
- As the interviewee, you are responsible for advocating for yourself. Establish a common ground. You are familiar with and capable of doing the job, so show the interviewer you match their assessment concerns.
- Demonstrate your skills with words of interest and enthusiasm.
I've had an opportunity to lead, provide, evaluate, observe, study, practice _________. I've implemented, planned, developed ______________.
I get a great deal of satisfaction from organizing, managing, coordinating ________.
Be sure to coordinate body language with what you are saying.
Have pride and express it in yourself and your accomplishments. Ex. school, job, life etc. For more information on interviewing tips come to our office or go to CollegeGrad.com or www.perfectinterview.com