Join Valerie Sutton for an in-depth discussion in this video Assessing your performance, part of Acing Your Interview (2013).
Once you've completed the interview, you're in the final stage, follow-up.…A crucial step is to assess your performance;…how well did you do?…I think this is one of the most important steps.…You want to think about what went well and what didn't.…You can use this information to highlight your strengths and improve your…performance for future interviews.…An excellent way to assess yourself is through performance-based techniques.…Interviewers often use this in their own process to analyze candidates.…
To do this we've provided an Interview Performance Template in the Exercise Files.…To analyze your performance, you'll first want to outline the factors that will…make a successful candidate in their organization.…Start with what the interviewer focused on and list these first.…Then go back to the job description and identify areas that came up in the…interview and that you feel are important.…Put these in the first column.…Next, for each of these factors, put an example you used in the interview.…
- Understanding interview formats
- Anticipating questions and preparing answers
- Researching potential employers
- Establishing good body language in the interview
- Reviewing your performance
- Answering questions using the Situation-Action-Result method
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Where can I learn more about communication skills?
A: Discover more on this topic by visiting communication skills on lynda.com.
Q: This course was updated on 6/05/2013. What changed?
A: We added new videos on handling tricky and possibly illegal interview questions, what your body language says about you, and how to answer questions with the SAR (Situation-Action-Result) method.