Business English Lesson – Preparing for an English Job Interview

This lesson will go through the steps and things to do to prepare for an English job interview

Preparation for job interview

  • Understand your skills, personality traits and where or how you obtained or developed them (prove).
  • Go through all your jobs, including part time jobs, all your extracurricular activities and list all the duties (things you did to do the job).
  • What skills did you need to do the duties
  • What accomplishments did you have and how would you explain them? (show)
  • How can you show or prove you have the skills and personality traits
  • Prepare answers to the expected questions.  Research on the internet for questions
  • Research the company to understand their corporate culture, their products, and why you want to work for them
  • Practice answering the questions – video and review your answers
  • Conduct a mock interview – have a friend ask you the questions

The above steps should give you an idea of what you need to do to prepare for a job interview.  The full Business English Job Interview course will take you through all these steps in the preparation section of the course.

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