Workplace Essentials: The Interview
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by Ashly Winkle
| 22 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.
1
1 pt
Were all of the examples in the video clip good examples of job interview skills?
Definitely!
No way!
C
D
2
1 pt
Based on the video, what "bad" behaviors did you see for a job interview?
3
1 pt
Do you think any of the behaviors were "good" for a job interview?
4
1 pt
Read the article, Doing Your Homework Before a Job Interview, then list at least three things your learned from the article in the section below.
5
1 pt
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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6
1 pt
Did you find yourself?
yes
no
C
D
7
1 pt
What did you find?
8
1 pt
Did you find yourself?
yes
no
C
D
9
1 pt
What did you find?
10
1 pt
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?
11
1 pt
Based on the excerpt above, what advice would you give others about webcam interviews?

12
1 pt
Circle the three outfits that would be best to wear to a job interview.
13
1 pt
Go to the the article, 10 Interview Questions You Should Never Ask (and 5 You Always Should) to learn more
about good and bad questions to ask during an interview. Which suggestions surprised you?
Use the resources below to further your skills. Feel free to print these docs or add to your Google Drive. Click here for your own copy.
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14
1 pt
During your interview you should: keep it positive, keep it professional, keep it focused on the future.
True
False
15
1 pt
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)
The outlined content above was added from outside of Formative.
Answer the questions below:
16
1 pt
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
17
1 pt
You should never talk about difficult issues from your past.
True
False
18
1 pt
During an interview, always call attention to positive work strengths and skills.
True
False
19
1 pt
An employer will never look for clues such as making eye contact to decide whether you are giving honest answers
True
False
20
1 pt
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
21
1 pt
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:
22
1 pt
Reflect| Write a paragraph reflecting on what you learned today.

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