A Mock Interview will:
• Boost and enhance your confidence
• Minimize stress and nerves
• Test your timing and answer flow
• Bring examples you can use closer to mind for easier recall during the interview
• Allow you to work on your general posture and body language
• Allow you to get into a rhythm for answering behavioral based interview questions
• Allow you to get feedback on overall presentation style and answer delivery
NOTE: This is an excerpt from Interview Strong , An Insider View and Player's Guide by Courtney D. Temple available via Amazon January Video interviewing is utilized for several reasons by employers. It is a useful technology when managing high volumes of candidates for roles as well as minimizing travel expenses for candidates that are still in the evaluation stage. If you are invited to participate in a video interview, you will need to set the stage appropriately for your video interview.
There's a huge difference when a driver first "signals" before they venture into your lane. You are aware of the intention in advance and can adjust accordingly. You are able to speed up, slow down, or "block" all while both drivers continue moving forward. Linking to your career, if you are one to offer solutions, opinions or examples outside of your area of expertise, it's nice to "signal first". This common courtesy allows for forward movement in a more collegial and professional manner.
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."- Martin Luther King, JR. The word most important in that phrase is "molder". It is the verb that provides all of the instruction needed and describes what is important in how to "act" and become a leader, how to get people to work together to achieve something better. You lead effectively not by seeking agreement, but rather by molding it.