Workplace Essentials: The Interview
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by Ashly Winkle
| 26 Questions
Note from the author:
I would really call this softskills or career ready. I used it for adult ed, but I see no reason for high school teachers not to use it.
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Were all of the examples in the video clip good examples of job interview skills?
Definitely!
No way!
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Based on the video, what "bad" behaviors did you see for a job interview?
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Do you think any of the behaviors were "good" for a job interview?
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What do you know now about understanding the hierarchy that you did not know before?
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What is meant by "identify the money trail"?
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What headlines should you specifically be scanning for when doing your research?
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What does the author of this article mean by "Don't Forget Your Mirror"?
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Answer three of the commonly asked questions or list your three of your own stories in the space below. (PBS Learning Media, 2017)
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Did you find yourself?
yes
no
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What did you find?
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Did you find yourself?
yes
no
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What did you find?
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If you found your information on either search, do you think what you found would look good to someone who was considering hiring you for a job?
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Based on the excerpt above, what advice would you give others about webcam interviews?

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Circle the three outfits that would be best to wear to a job interview.
Read the article and answer the questions.
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Think about a recent job interview or one you would like to have. What ways could YOU keep it positive?
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Think about a recent job interview or one you would like to have. What ways could YOU keep it professional?
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Think about a recent job interview or one you would like to have. What ways could YOU keep it professional?
Watch the video below. Then answer the question that follows.
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Based on the video, what did you learn about body language and interviewing?
"During a job interview, employers usually expect applicants to ask a few questions about the company or the job. If you don’t have any questions, the interviewer may assume that either you aren’t interested in the job or you haven’t learned enough about the company to know what to ask." (PBS Learning Media)

On the AnswerGarden below, please list some topics that might good to ask during a job interview.

Answer the questions below:
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Select all that apply. When preparing for a job interview, you should:
clean your social media
quit your current job
research the company
go on a shop spree
prepare responses to common questions
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You should never talk about difficult issues from your past.
True
False
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During an interview, always call attention to positive work strengths and skills.
True
False
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An employer will never look for clues such as making eye contact to decide whether you are giving honest answers
True
False
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While you are waiting in the lobby for your interview, you should:
play on your phone
read a magazine or watch tv
review your research, skills, and goals for the interview
walk around and introduce yourself to others
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Which of the following is an example of illegal discrimination?
Not hiring someone because he or she doesn't have enough experience
Not hiring someone because he or she is not physically strong enough to do the job
Not hiring someone because her or she is a member of a certain religious group
Not hiring someone because he or she cannot work on Sundays
For resume tips:
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Reflect| Write a paragraph reflecting on what you learned today.

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