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  1. 1. Click to edit Master text styles July 2016
  2. 2.  Build confidence in preparing for the process of a career moment  Understand the thinking behind a growth mindset  Learn how to prepare so that your focus is on strengths, values and long-term ambitions  Learn how to tell effective personal stories that will answer tough questions  Learn a basic competency question technique and how to capture your career on a page  Create a great first impression  Understand how different styles impact on how you connect  Next steps are clear Objectives
  3. 3. Whilst people today have increasingly flexible, fluid and varied jobs or assignments throughout their career, a job move is a key decision point, committing to significant future time and effort needed to deliver the outcomes successfully. To be successful this matching process needs a human-centred approach. Career moments The purpose of any interview or selection process is to match the passions, interests, strengths and ambitions of individuals to opportunities in organisations. It is also a significant career moment for any individual.
  4. 4. Growth Mindset Essentials START GOAL
  5. 5. Starting point ‫׀‬ Self-reflection
  6. 6. Starting point ‫׀‬ Career anchors Technical/Functional You seek up opportunity to apply skills in a technical area and continue to develop those skills to an even higher level What are your career anchors General Managerial You seek the opportunity to integrate the efforts of others and be responsible for the outputs of a particular unit of the organisation Service/Dedication to a Cause You seek the opportunity to pursue work that achieves something of value, such as making the world a better place to live Entrepreneurial Creativity You seek the opportunity to create an organisation or enterprise of your own, built on your own abilities & willingness to take risks and overcome obstacles Lifestyle you seek a situation that permits you to balance & integrate, your personal needs, your family needs, and the requirements of your career Pure Challenge You seek the opportunity to work on solutions to seeming unsolvable problems Autonomy/Independence You seek the opportunity to define your own work in your own way Security/Stability you seek the employment security and tenure in a job or organisation Source: Edgar Schein, Career anchors
  7. 7. Grabbing attention ‫׀‬ A short story
  8. 8. Daniel Carbrera
  9. 9. Grabbing attention through stories There are 3 basic principles  You have earned the right to talk about the subject or incident (seen, done, felt, observed)  You are genuinely excited about the subject (what, when, impact and relevance to audience)  You are really eager to communicate your ideas and feelings to the listeners (what is the action and benefit that you experienced and what is the action and benefit you want the listeners to take e.g. purpose) There are 3 conditions  An incident (one key incident and the items you want to cover)  An action (you want the audience to take)  A benefit (the benefit they will get)
  10. 10. Storytelling affects the brain
  11. 11. Using storytelling to engage at interview Room to split into three You will have 10 minutes to develop your personal story using the technique just demonstrated. You can select from an example topic below or choose one you feel will benefit your colleagues and each person will present for a maximum of 2 minutes:  My best experience  Best client experience  Company values in action  My career story  Our history When everyone has presented each group should pick the best story and regroup in plenary 10 min + 2 min presentation
  12. 12. Discuss how did it feel to deliver a story? Storytelling review How did it feel to receive a story?
  13. 13. Watch the video on how to use the STAR technique for competence questions technique. Competency technique
  14. 14. Career mapping
  15. 15. Career mapping ‫׀‬ Interview Preparation
  16. 16. Career mapping ‫׀‬ Interview Preparation You may also want to read a book or articles on interview types and how best to prepare. Also draw a MINDMAP on a piece of A5 paper with your career history, your key challenges, successes etc. and carry it round with you rehearsing questions. Update it if you see fit and take it with you to your interview. (You may not need it but if your mind goes blank when asked a question, a short pause to look at it may save the day and get you back on track) Also you can put any company research on the back in the same format. This technique will greatly improve your retention and recall.
  17. 17. First impressions count more than you think
  18. 18. Get the head straight and the rest will follow
  19. 19. INTENT CONTENT Source: Albert Mehrabian – 1960’s Non-verbal Communications Congruence! Align music, words and dance 7% 38% 55%
  20. 20. • Task-focused • Direct • Decisive • Businesslike • Tough • Empathetic • Considerate • Caring • Loyal • Sincere • Expressive • Outgoing • Optimistic • Humorous • Likeable • Logical • Organised • Calm • Accurate • Patient Thinker Enthusiast DirectorFeeler Connect early by moving towards the other person Starting on the right foot
  21. 21. Exercise Go to one corner of the room and stand by the flipchart that you most strongly identify with
  22. 22. Matching type to experience • They don’t waste my time • They are clear and concise • They take the initiative • They understand how I feel • They never talk down to me • They think of me as a person as well as the problem • They take me as I am • They can see the funny side • They don’t underestimate me • I like them, they like me • They are thorough • They follow procedure • The explain everything • They don’t rush me • They don’t interrupt me • They are patient Thinker Enthusiast DirectorFeeler Give the other person the experience they want
  23. 23. Suggested actions  Connect with others who can help and share my plan  Take action and practice/research/read  Monitor my progress  Capture and share achievements  Celebrate success Reflective learning and next steps

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