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Some More Business Vocabulary and Interviews

Some More Business Vocabulary and Interviews. Money Vocabulary. Profit Revenue Transaction Foreign Currency Stock Share. Money Vocab. Review. In business, people are always looking for ways to make a profit . Your revenue will always be more than your profit.

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Some More Business Vocabulary and Interviews

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  1. Some More Business Vocabulary and Interviews

  2. Money Vocabulary • Profit • Revenue • Transaction • Foreign Currency • Stock • Share

  3. Money Vocab. Review • In business, people are always looking for ways to make a profit. • Your revenue will always be more than your profit. • I am sorry that we were not able to complete the transaction today. • I need to convert my rmb into foreign currency.

  4. Money Vocab. Review • The company pays him mostly with stock. • I will buy 500 shares of Microsoft please.

  5. Product Related • Brand, brand name • Packaging • Merchandise, merchant • Consumer • Distribution

  6. Product Vocab. Review • People expect brand name products to be reliable. • The packaging and the price is different, but everything else is the same. • Merchant’s sell merchandise. • Women are bigger consumers of shoes than men. • Distribution to all of China’s provinces is especially complicated.

  7. Other Vocabulary • Promotion • Merger • Resign • Target • Candidates

  8. Review • You work so hard. You are obviously aiming for a promotion. • I don’t understand how a merger would be good for either of our companies. • After 23 profitable years at Microsoft, he finally resigned. • I think we should reconsider our sales target.

  9. Review • Today we interviewed twenty candidates for the position.

  10. Interviews

  11. Preparing for the Interview • Know what the employer is looking for • Study the company • Improve your appearance • Work on improving your confidence levels • Arrive a few minutes early • Be ready to go to many interviews • Call companies directly, suggest why they need you, and ask for an interview

  12. Aims of Company • Find someone that suits the organization and employees in terms of: -personality -skills -experience -education -goals- How long will you be staying for?

  13. Your Aims • Make yourself seem special • Show that you have the right personality • Show your skills, knowledge and abilities • Be sure the job suits your abilities, interests, and future goals • Be sure you can work comfortably with other employees

  14. 2-3 normal stages (interviews) • 1rst interview (not always needed) • Companies want to see you meet basic requirements • Candidates should try to do their best, so they will be remembered • Candidates should try to focus on one basic idea about themselves

  15. 2-3 normal stages (interviews) • 2nd interview • Be sure to understand the company • May be interviewed by a group of people • Be ready to talk about your skills and relate them to the job • You will be asked a lot of “what if” questions • Show that you are able to communicate well

  16. 1-3 normal stages (interviews) 3. 3rd interview (not always needed) • Often to decide between a remaining few candidates • Often with a higher executive • May be to talk about salary etc. • May be to talk about the advantages of working there

  17. Other Challenges You May Face • Tests- psychological, personality, specific skills, English • Group interviews- suggest how well you work with others at your level • Be ready for any questions that may be asked • Staying calm and respectable and giving some eye contact

  18. Example Interview Questions • What would you do in X situation? • What are your greatest weaknesses? • What are your greatest strengths? • Why do you want to work here? • What are your future career goals? • Why did you leave your last job?

  19. Example Interview Questions • How do you spend your free time? • Do you have any questions? • What are your salary expectations? • Tell us about the job you are applying for?

  20. After the Interview • Follow up letters (or emails) - “thank you” letter - letter of acceptance - letter to decline a job offer - letter requesting more time to decide - letter requesting a decision • Follow up phone call - show your continued interest and ask when a decision might be available - do any of the above for letters

  21. After the Interview • The main purpose of sending letter or calling is to let business know you are interested and politely ask for a decision.

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