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NBC10's Get a Job Seminar: Interviewing Tips



    We want to again say "thank you!" to everyone who took part in our sixth "NBC10 Get a Job" event here at the NBC10 studios in May. You know I'm on a mission and I'm not going to stop -- I want to help everyone who needs a job, get a job!

    Hundreds of you have attended our monthly "NBC10 Get a Job" events -- Free -- and we'll continue to work with Kane and Partners to help you find work.

    For those of you who couldn't make it out to our session on Interviewing -- here are the tips from Kristin Kane's presentation.

    Interview Tips
    The Interview focus should successfully articulate the following points:

    • First Impression
    • Qualification/Skills/Experience
    • Holding an Open/Casual Conversation
    • Your prepared questions

    Tips for Preparing Answers:

    Prepare your responses for objections, read Job Description

    • Lack of Experience
    • Lack of Education
    • Different/Similar skill set
    • Long commute?
    • Step down/up in career?

    Examples of:

    • Strengths
    • Work Ethic
    • Overcoming Challenges/Obstacles
    • Your Typical day
    • Accomplishments

    Tell me about yourself in 30 to 60 seconds

    Tell me about your career path in 60 seconds

    "5 Steps to Prepare for an Interview"

    Get a Job: Ace the Interview

    [PHI] Get a Job: Ace the Interview
    In our latest Get a Job event, we helped people learn best practices for the interview. We also profile a man who landed a job after we shared his story.
    (Published Wednesday, June 2, 2010)

     1.    Set up the Interview

     2.    Research the company

     3.    Research the job

     4.    Verbal practice

     5.    Readiness & questions



    Kristin Kane, Kane Partners Staffing Solutions
    215.699.5500 | www.kanepartners.net | Facebook | Twitter

    Guest Experts:

    McCloskey Partners, LLC - Denise Hackendahl
    215-453-1978 / www.mccloskeypartners.com

    Career Guidance Center – Marc S. Jacobs
    215 280 1675 / Mjacobs296@gmail.com / www.TheResiliencyCenter.com

    The Dubin Group - Kelly DeFinis
    267-514-3200 | 267-514-3201 f | www.TheDubinGroup.com
    2 Penn Center, Suite 1303, 1500 JFK Blvd | Philadelphia, PA 19102

    Career Concepts, Inc. - Kathleen Williams
    Human Resources Consultant, Client Services
    4 Sentry Parkway East, Suite 100, Blue Bell, PA 19422 | Office: 800-214-7537
    http://www.linkedin.com/in/kathleenwilliams | kwilliams@cciconsulting.com

    Debbi Harris Associates -Debbi Harris, JCTC, CEIC
    215-407-1630 / Debbi@DebbiHarris.com / www.DebbiHarris.com

    Leslie C. Whittington