Communication Lesson Two Definition of Essential Presentation Skills

Major Listening
Listening Skills.
Barriers to Listening
  Saying, "Yes, but . . ."
  Topping the speaker's story with "That reminds me. . ." or That's nothing, let me tell you about. . ."
  Forgetting what was talked about previously.
  Asking too many questions about details.

Definition of Essential Presentation Skills
Graphical Representation of your Project or Task
It is used to get an Idea from it.
  The CAGE decision-making model can help us in this regard. Culture Audience Goal  Etiquette
Use visual aids where you can
Use visuals (pictures, graphs, tables, props).
Used 38% of the communication medium
Ditch the bullet points
Making the presentation memorable

Definition of Essential Presentation Skills
Rehearse, rehearse, and rehearse.
Plan to rehearse your presentation out loud at least 4 times.
Rehearse against the clock.
Take a leaf out of Winston Churchill's book - memorize your script.
Video or tape record yourself

Definition of Essential Presentation Skills
The audience will only remember three messages
What will they be?
There are three parts to your presentation
The beginning, the middle and the end.
Use lists of three wherever you can in your presentation
In Presentations "Less is More"

A formal meeting.
  The assessment of the qualifications of an applicant.
  Conversation between two or more people for the purpose of yielding information for:


General preparation before any interview
Carry out research into the company.
Study any recent press cuttings about the company.
You may like to practice your responses to some of the more common interview questions.
Prepare your interview resources before the day.
you will need to take a couple of copies of your CV, a reference list.
Dress professionally.
  Must rehearse the interview in front of mirror or someone else.
  Be Prompt the question’s answers.

Structured Competency-Based Interview
One-on-one interview
Carried out by department supervisor,
And sometimes with human resources personnel.
  Owner of the organization.
  Ask personal and job related questions.

Behavioral / Situational Job Interview
Follow the lead of the interviewer in behavior, tone and ordering.
prepare a STAR analysis:
 ** S = name a SITUATION facing you or
 ** T = a TASK you had to complete
 ** A = describe what ACTION you took
 ** R = tell the RESULTS of your actions

Screening interview (as like Viva-voce)
Interviewers are usually human resource professionals and the format is usually that of straight questions and answers.
Committee/Panel interview
During committee interviews candidates are questioned by several company personnel at once, this can be daunting but try to keep cool.

Telephone interview
A telephone interview is not to be treated as an easier option.
  Do not let the interviewer totally lead the conversation.
  Speak in a clear voice,
  Answer the interviewers questions
  Try to elaborate without talking too much. 

Interview Process
Personal Goals:
Personal goals are when you decide what type of job you are looking for. What to Ask the Interviewer:
At some point during the interview, you will be asked if you have any questions
Be prepared to ask thoughtful and useful questions. 
"What would my job duties include?"
“Is there a chance for promotions?"
"What type of things would I be in charge of?

Interview Process
Knowledge about the Company:
The second area that you can prepare yourself in is knowledge about the company itself.
Dressing Properly:
You can also prepare for the job interview by making sure you are dressed properly.
Practice Answering Questions:
It is the job of the interviewer to find out as much job-relevant information about you as possible.

Interview Process
ACTION: During the Interview
This part of the interview process is the actual face-to-face interview.
There are many things to consider once you get to the place where the interview will be conducted.
(1)arriving on time
(2)introducing yourself
(3)conversing with the interviewer
(4)responding to questions, and
(5)interviewing do's and don'ts.

Periods 1. End sentences
2. Abbreviations M.B.B.S
3. Outlines
Question Marks
Question marks end all direct questions.
Exclamation point
Exclamation point is used at the end of a sentence or after an interjection to show strong emotion or emphasis.
Semicolons and Colons
Semicolons and colons were originally used to designate pauses shorter than a period and longer than a comma.

Quotation Marks
Quotation marks normally come in pairs to set off a portion of text for a variety of purposes.
When a person or work is quoted directly and word for word, the quotation is placed in quotation marks.
Underlining and Italicizing
Underlining words and Italicizing words in standard written English mean the same thing.
Longer written works include:
books, full-length plays, films,
longer musical compositions,

Dashes and Parentheses
Dashes and Parentheses are both used to show an interruption in thought or some kind of aside.
Parentheses with Certain Numbers or Letters
Parentheses are used around numbers showing dates:
  (usually dates of birth and/or death),
inserted figures,
  numbers or letters