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Listen to the text again and answer the following questions.

1) What gives the employers the possibility to observe how the applicants deal when confronted with complex problems that can occur in their position? 2) What is the best way to be prepared for any kind of questions? 3) How can you be an asset to the company? 4) Can you get a job if you are nervous? 5) What time is it better to arrive at the company for job interviewing? 6) How should you be dressed? 7) What is necessary to build an interesting conversation with the interviewer? 8) When should you be confident? 9) Should you ask about the wages and benefits? 10) Can you ask an interviewer to describe his company’s advantages?




5.1 Make up a list of the things you can or can’t do during interviewing. Listen to the statements of other students and agree or disagree with them. Use the phrases of AGREEMENT and DISAGREEMENT.

v I agree with you v I think so too v You are right v That’s right v I disagree with you v I can’t agree with you v You are wrong v Of course not


A boss was interviewing a potential employee for a position in his company. He wanted to find out something about the applicant personality so he asked, “If you could have a conversation with someone, living or dead, who would it be?” The interviewee quickly replied “The living one”.

Imagine that you have a big experience in recruiting. Your friend asked you to help him. With the help of the sentences given below try to discuss all possible variants of your actions when recruiting.

1. Finding a new job should not take any longer than one month.

2. You should always avoid paying an employment agency in order to get the best job leads.

3. The best way to find a job is looking through want ads and job postings.

4. Networking is an important activity when you're already employed.

5. Internet job-hunting is the wave of the future and should comprise the majority of your job-hunting time.

6. A scannable or text-based resume is just a stripped down version of your regular (formatted) resume.

7. Your (formatted) resume should be no longer than one page in length.

8. You don't always need to send a cover letter with your resume when applying for a job.

9. You should follow-up your cover letters with a phone call to the employer.

10. Sending thank you letters to every person you interview with is a nice gesture, but not really necessary.

11. What you wear and how you look has an impact on job interviews.

12. It is extremely important to prepare for interviews by preparing questions to ask as well as preparing answers to questions you may be asked.

13. A basic knowledge of a company and the industry (or industries) it operates in is not crucial when job-hunting.

14. Once you've been offered the job, you can start negotiating your salary.

Date: 2015-12-11; view: 830

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