Friday, October 29, 2010

Topic: Tips on How to Interview

10-second review: Commonsense reminders on how to behave at interviews.

Title: “Learn Interview Tips from a Therapist.” D. Stefan. The Writer (October 2009), 10-11.

. Be aware of body language.” “Lean toward the other person to convey interest and engagement.”

. “Never assume you know how someone feels, what she thinks, or what she is trying to say.” Ask for clarification. Paraphrase before going on to the next question.

. Maintain eye contact.

. End with a request for permissions to seek additional information: “If I need additional information, is it best to contact you by phone or e-mail?”

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