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Key Concepts: Chapter 8

The Employment Interview (Applicants)

Comprehension of the following key concepts is important to your progress toward content mastery. The definitions provided here, along with additional examples, can be found in the text, Interviewing Principles and Practices, by Stewart and Cash. Consider these terms and how their definitions match your current conceptions of these ideas.

Stages for the applicant in the employment interview:

  1. Analyzing yourself
  2. Doing your homework
  3. Conducting the search
  4. Preparing credentials
  5. Creating a favorable first impression
  6. Answering questions
  7. Asking questions
  8. The closing
  9. Evaluation and follow-up

Consider reviewing the Cash-Stewart Interviewing model here



Materials are borrowed from Interviewing Principles and Practices, by Stewart and Cash.

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