It’s simply amazing!
What is you might be asking? Candidates’ responses during an interview punctuated with ‘slangs’ and ‘ahms’. A slang is a colloquial word or phrase not recognized for serious usage.
Typical slang examples – yeah, like, you know, cuz, and ain’t. And then there is the ‘ahm’. This just portrays the uncertainty in the information being shared…which begs ‘do you know what you are saying’?!
Interviews can be mind-blowing, especially if you are a recent graduate or have been with a company for a lengthy period. Fact is, for any of the instances, the key to minimizing or eradicating these ‘misnomers’ is practicing – yes! Practicing to speak English.
Just plain English.
Preliminary interviews form part of the strategic recruiting process, and act as a precursor to short-listing and identifying prospective employees.
How do you prepare for a preliminary interview?
As a recruiter, it’s remarkable how many job seekers come unprepared for an interview.
Let’s discuss what you consider your ‘calling card’.
Job hunting is like going fishing; you never know what you will come up with, but keep trying knowing you will secure the ‘catch of the day