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Interview

Updated 08/04/2017
in·ter·view
ˈin(t)ərˌvyo͞o/
noun
noun: interview; plural noun: interviews
  1. 1.
    a meeting of people face to face, especially for consultation.
    synonyms:meetingdiscussionconferenceexaminationinterrogation
    audiencetalkdialogueexchangeconversation
    "all applicants will be called for an interview"
    • a conversation between a journalist or radio or television presenter and a person of public interest, used as the basis of a broadcast or publication.
    • an oral examination of an applicant for a job, college admission, etc.
      "I am pleased to advise you that you have been selected for an interview"
verb
verb: interview; 3rd person present: interviews; past tense: interviewed; past participle: interviewed; gerund or present participle: interviewing
  1. 1.
    hold an interview with (someone).
    "he arrived to be interviewed by a local TV station about the level of unemployment"
    synonyms:talk to, have a discussion with, have a dialogue with; 
    questioninterrogatecross-examine, meet with; 
    pollcanvasssurvey, sound out; 
    informalgrillpump
    examine
    "we interviewed seventy subjects for the survey"
    • question (someone) to discover their opinions or experience.
      "in a survey more than half the women interviewed hated the label “housewife.”"
    • orally examine (an applicant for a job, college admission, etc.).
      "he came to be interviewed for a top job"
    • perform (well or badly) at an interview.



Interview Prep & Confidence Building Package
Spend 1.65 hours watching videos, 20 minutes reading articles and
get set for your interview

How to Stay Calm when You Know You'll Be Stressed  (12:20)
    -  Amy Cuddy

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are (21:02)
    -  Amy Cuddy

Body Language: The Power is in the Palm of your Hands (14:29)
    -  Allan Pease

How to Speak so that People WANT to Listen (9:58)
   -  Julian Treasure
 
10 Ways to have a Better Conversation (11:44)
   -  Celeste Headles

What Makes Us Feel Good about Our Work? (20:26)
   -  Dan Ariely

Why the Best Hire Might NOT have the Perfect Resume (10:31)
  - Regina Hartley


10 Ways to have a Better Conversation (11:44)
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to
have conversations — and that most of us don't converse very well.  
Celeste Headlee
has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great
conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this
insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations.  "Go out,
talk to people, listen to people," she says.  "And, most importantly, be prepared to be
amazed."
  
The Art of Meaningful Conversation  (Set of 7 videos)
 
How to Speak so that People Want to Listen (9:58)
Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening?  Here's
Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the
how-to's of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on
how to speak with empathy. A talk that might help the world sound more
beautiful.

 
The Art of the Interview (20:54)
Marc Pachter has conducted live interviews with some of the most intriguing
characters in recent American history as part of a remarkable series created
for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.  He reveals the secret to a great
interview and shares extraordinary stories of talking with Steve Martin, Clare
Booth Luce and more.

 
Connected, but alone? (19:48)
As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other?  
Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and online personas are redefining
human connection and communication — and asks us to think deeply about
the new kinds of connection we want to have.

 
The Power of Vulnerability (20:19)
Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong,
love.  In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research,
one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand
humanity.

 
The Danger of Silence (4:18)
"We spend so much time listening to the things people are saying that we rarely
pay attention to the things they don't," says poet and teacher
 Clint Smith.  A
short, powerful piece from the heart, about finding the courage to speak up
against ignorance and injustice.

 
Take the Other to Lunch (11:08)
There's an angry divisive tension in the air that threatens to make modern
politics impossible. 
Elizabeth Lesser explores the two sides of human nature
within us (call them "the mystic" and "the warrior”) that can be harnessed to
elevate the way we treat each other. She shares a simple way to begin real
dialogue — by going to lunch with someone who doesn't agree with you, and
asking them three questions to find out what's really in their hearts.

 
Are You Human? (4:34)
Have you ever wondered: Am I a human being?  Ze Frank suggests a series of
simple questions that will determine this.  Please relax and follow the prompts.
 Let's begin … 

 
What I Learned from 32 Grueling Interviews (8:04)
What’s less fun than a job interview?  Try doing it again. And again.  And again.  
Ashwin Naik endured 32 interviews before she landed a job and kept notes on every
experience and lesson along the way.  Ranging from funny to unbelievable, she
shares what she learned (Lesson 3. don’t wear green) and shows what it’s like to
search for work as an aspiring businesswoman in India.
 
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are (21:02)
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see
ourselves. Social psychologist 
Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in
a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone
and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for
success.