As we’re finishing our course unit on job packages, here are some links to consider in regards to job interviews:
- In an 2006 article by Feedstuffs: The Weekly Newspaper for Agribusiness, 339 agricultural employers were asked about their willingness to pay higher starting salaries for recent college grads who possessed certain attributes. For applicants who possessed “excellent interviewing skills,” their starting salary was $3000 more than those whose “interviewing skills need improvement.” Applicants who possessed “excellent communication skills” had higher starting salaries of $8900. [PDF article found here]
- Here are 5 Phone Interview Tips to think about, and an article on How to Ace an Interview – 10 Tips For Making a Great Impression, both from Great Resumes Fast.com.
- From the Student Employment and Career Centre, here’s their Interview Guide.
- and on a more lighthearted note, here’s the Illustrated Guide on How to Give a Manly Handshake, so you can be sure your handshake is one that’s assertive enough.