Professional Interview Reflection

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On Thursday, October 8th, I attended the seminar on how to successfully interview at Career Services. The seminar was done by Brian Creed. During the presentation I learned many tips on what to do during a professional interview. Some things I already knew but there was a lot of information that was new to me. I believe it is very important to know how to make your interview as successful as possible; especially since soon I will be apart of many interviews as I join the work force.
The seminar had tree main points. Those were: the pre-interview, what to expect during the interview, and the post-interview. The section on the pre-interview was about the callback to set up the interview. Creed’s main messages were that the phone call should be
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I’ve only done two; one for my current restaurant job and the interview for LEADs. Both were very nerve racking and I knew very little about what to expect. Luckily, both ended up going well enough, but I could have really used the tips provided by Creed. Especially during my first ever interview with the store I am currently working at; I felt very unprepared for the questions that were asked and how to even do something as simple as give an example. I do remember that for my job interview, the manager I was interviewing with did ask very similar questions to what Creed said would be asked.
If I could redo those interviews knowing what I learned from this seminar, I feel as if I’d do much better and feel more confident on what I was doing and saying. I would be able to answer the questions in a more concise way and get my point across better. Just knowing what to expect would have helped my past interviews go smoother. Definitely now I will be using all of his tips in my future interviews.
Overall, I think attending the seminar was very beneficial to me now and in the future. This assignment of attending a professional seminar and reflecting on it, I believe, was very important and a great opportunity to learn more about how to interview and about Career Services in general. Without the assignment I don’t think I would have attended something like this and I would have really missed

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