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BUSINESS TALK January 12, 2009

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Preparing for the interview

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Interviews can be nerve-wracking and preparation is very important. You will be better equipped to answer questions and you will walk in to the interview feeling more confident. Here are some tips for preparing for an interview. Read the text below and select the best option from the drop-down menu of words.

If you have –1– the interview stage, your CV and letter of application must have been –2– ! The company now wants to know more about you. But there is still more work to do if you want to get that job! Make sure you have –3– the company as thoroughly as possible – use the Internet, company reports, recruitment literature etc. –4– yourself of why you applied to this company. Make a list of the skills, experience, and interests you can –5– the organisation. Finally, try to –6–the questions you will be expected to answer – imagine you are the interviewer!

1. ( )gained ( )reached ( )arrived ( )achieved

2. ( )effective ( )important ( )impressive ( )significant

3. ( )researched ( )discovered ( )inquired ( )examined

4. ( )remember ( )remind ( )imagine ( )summarise

5. ( )show ( )present ( )offer ( )demonstrate

6. ( )ask ( )suggest ( )give ( )predict

 

 

Check answers:

1. REACHED 2. IMPRESSIVE 3. RESEARCH 4. REMIND 5. OFFER 6. PREDICT

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