Mock Interview Reflection Report

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1) The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Test was very beneficial giving me insight on who I am and the strengths and weaknesses I possess. My results were ESTP which is extraversion, sensing, thinking, and perceiving. MBTI describes ESTP’s as a “Flexible and tolerant, they take a pragmatic approach focused on immediate results. Theories and conceptual explanations bore them­­­­­---they want to act energetically to solve the problem. Focus on the here and now, spontaneous, enjoy each moment that they can be active with others. Enjoy material comforts and style. Learn best through doing (Myers, I.B., 1998). My personality is more laid back and this gives me the ability to be flexible. There are people who cannot function if things do not go according …show more content…
Applicants have the opportunity to reflect their strengths and skills that best benefit the job they are searching for. We had the chance to experience a mock interview during this semester which helped us gain insight in the search for a job. Before attending the mock interview we were taught how to assemble a resume and cover letter. This will help me obtain a future job because it will get me into the interview stage. This experience helped me understand the different aspects that an individual can bring to the prospective job. I learned how to appropriately speak about myself with a 30-second speech, which includes my major, any organizations I am a member of that enhances my strength, and any skills that are beneficial. Throughout the process of preparing for the mock interview, I was able to understand that there is importance in knowing background information before going into an interview. I learned that having a specific goal is important because the employer seeks individuals who are hard workers and are willing to advance in the field. The first impression is important when attending an interview and we learned attire should be the main focus. Dressing professional can demonstrate a couple things to the employer such as respect for yourself and the position. It can also increase the chances of hire. I think experiencing a mock interview as a grade in class gave us the ability to …show more content…
I believe that each individual possess good and bad attributes. I have three that make me who I am. These three attributes are patience, ambition, and a good heart. I say this about myself because I have had plenty of experiences in my life that have proven this to me. I realized that I have a lot of patience after I entered college. When I decided to attend Alvernia University I had high hopes for what my college experience would be like. I am happy to say that I have grown a lot as a student and a person while in college. I learned that when you 're in the work world you will need patience and a lot of it. There will be times when you and the client will not see eye to eye. Also, there may be cases when teamwork does not go as smooth as it should. In college, I have developed patience through various group projects and also through working several jobs at once. I’ve had the opportunity to work as a Supervisor and through this I have learned how to communicate effectively with others and also how to properly listen when being spoken to. There are times when you have to put your personal feelings aside and get the job done. This is not possible if one does not possess the skill of patience. There are a lot of skills that an “outstanding employee” retains. One of which is ambition. I have always been an ambitious worker because of my parents. I come from a partially educated family. My parents migrated from South

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