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Archive for June, 2010

JOB INTERVIEW

1. What’s your name? How old are you?

2. Why did you choose Hilton Hotel as your first job experience?

3. How would your family describe you?

4. Write down your top 5 personal flaws and qualities

5. What extracurricular activities do you participate in?

6. Do you speak any foreign language? Are you fluent?

7. What is your availability?

8. How much money do you expect to make in a month?

9. What have you been reading lately?

10. Why should I hire you?

 

 

1. My name is Lucas Lousada Rodrigues, I’m 15 years old.

2. Because, my dream was always working in a hotel.

3. I think my family would say I’m polite, helpful and hardworking.

4. I’m funny, easygoing, friendly, polite and helpful, but I’m very shy, stressful, lazy and clumsy.

5. I have drums class and technical computing.

6. Yes, I speak Spanish, Italian and Finnish. I’d say I’m advanced.

7. I’m free on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

8. I expect making R$1100.00.

9. I have been reading Sherlock Holmes.

10. Because, I think I have more qualification than the others candidates.

 

My name is Ramon. I’m 12 years old. I am studying Spanish and English. In my free time I practice basketball and surf the Internet. I want to study in Harvard College of Medicine. I want to be a specialist in orthopedics. I also want to have experience in nursing area. I want to work in the Crefiery Hospital because the infrastructure of this hospital is very good and the hospital is very beautiful.

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1. My name is Lucas Guevara, I’m 15 years old.

2. Because I have always wanted work in a hotel, and Hilton Hotel is an excellent hotel.

3. I think my family would say I’m hardworking, polite, friendly and stubborn.

4. I’m polite, friendly, hardworking, laid back and smart, but I’m stressed, stubborn, clumsy, messy and slow.

5. I’m studying in an English course.

6. I speak Portuguese and English, but I’m not fluent.

7. I can work only in the evenings.

8. I want to make an amount of R$600 or R$700.

9. I have been reading Sherlock Holmes.

10. Because you need me and I won’t disappoint you in this job.

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1. My name is Eduardo Oliveira Mantyk. I am 13 years old.

2. I think Hilton Hotel is very nice, it could help learning many things about the profession and I can be a good receptionist.

3. I think my family would describe myself as a shy, smart, funny and loyal person.

4. I am funny, loyal, smart, happy and creative. I am shy, lazy, stubborn, bossy and clumsy.

5. I like helping poor people, and helping to recycle things and I like playing football.

6. I speak English and Portuguese.

7. I can work late or at night.

8. I think a minimum wage would be good.

9. I have been reading the last Harry Potter book lately.

10. Because you may need new people to work and I might help you

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1. My name is Carolina Rodrigues do Couto and I’m 13 years old.

2. Because I have never worked before and I guess the Hilton Hotel will be a big experience.

3. They would describe me as a funny and hard-working person.

4. I am clumsy, bossy, stubborn, embarrassed and vengeful. I am also intelligent, funny, crazy, hard-work and sympathetic.

5. I practice artistic rollerblading.

6. I speak Spanish and English, but I’m not fluent, only in Portuguese.

7. I’m free in the evenings and at nights.

8. I hope making from R$600,00 to R$800,00

9. I’ve been reading The Princess’ Diary.

10. Because I would love working in Hilton Hotel and you’ll not regret hiring me.

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 1. My name is João Pedro Fassina Barile. I’m 12.

2. I think it’s a very beautiful hotel and I love talking to people and solve their problems.

3. I think they would describe me as a very loyal and funny guy but sometimes a bit lazy.

4. I am funny, loyal, helpful, smart and creative. However, I am lazy, proud, bossy, stubborn and clumsy.

5. I participate from a group that helps poor kids. I also swim very well.

6. Yes I speak Spanish and Italian but both not very fluent.

7. I can work in the evenings and at nights.

8. I want from U$800 to U$1000.

9. I’ve been reading The Titan’s Curse: Percy Jackson and the Olympians

10. Because I like staying in beautiful places, I love talking to people and making friends and I’d like to have my first job.

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1. My name is Daniel and I’m 14 years old.

2. Because I always wanted to work in a hotel

3. My family would describe me as a helpful person.

4. I am nervous, clumsy, moody, shy and smart. But, I am also polite, helpful, friendly, lazy and slow.

5. I swim

6. I speak English. I’m fluent.

7. I can study in the evening and at night, because in the morning I study

8. I expect making from R$700 to R$1200

9. I have been reading The Vampire Diaries saga.

10. Because you need me and I need money

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1. My name is Guilherme Ursini and I am 13 years old.

2. Because Hilton is the best hotel here and it’s very beautiful too.

3. They would say I am very intelligent and clumsy.

 4. I’m helpful, intelligent, funny, organized and polite. I’m clumsy, shy, conceited, insistent and lazy.

5. I play basketball.

6. I am fluent in Portuguese and I speak Spanish too, but not very well.

7. I can work in the evenings and at nights.

8. I think in a average of US$ 700,00 and US$900,00.

9. I have been reading “The lost symbol” and “This is yours”.

10. Because this hotel is perfect and it will be my first experience in a job, and I’ll work very well.

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1. My name is Hugo Henrique dos S. Soares and I’ am 18 years old.

2. Because it is beautiful and can give me more opportunity

3. My family would describe me like as a hard working, creative and polite person.

4. I am smart, creative, polite, funny and intelligent, but I am bossy, clumsy and stressed.

5. I did a course about sexual transmitted disease and I’m a people person.

 6. I speak Portuguese and Spanish

7. I can work every day at any time

8. I expect to make from R$ 2.950,00 to R$ 5.000,00.

9. I have been reading The Kite Runner

10. Because I am the best assistant that you can have  

Categories: 4. INTERMEDIATE 2

JOB INTERVIEW

 
Hey Inter 2 amazing students. What’s up? Remeber our X-tranomal Factor from last class, well it didn’t work as we wanted to, but I found some videos that may help you with your job interview research. Watch it!
Applying for a teen part-time or summer, non-professional, job is a little different from applying for a full-time professional position. Dress should be, at the least, neat and tidy. Business casual is usually appropriate. For example, khakis and a neat tucked in polo shirt would work well. Your shoes should be moderate and you should avoid extreme hairstyles or colors. Also, keep makeup and perfume to a minimum. No jeans or shorts, no tank tops, crop tops, or anything especially low cut (shirt or pants) or too short (skirt or blouse) – keeping everything professional is a must.
 
For young women, a skirt is an option as well. The skirt pictured here is an appropriate length. Remember not to wear a skirt that’s too short, or too tight. Professionalism is key! This young women’s suit coat adds a nice touch and pulls together her interview attire well.
 
In a button down and tie, this young man looks professional and well dressed for any job interview. This is a great option for young men applying for jobs.
 
Be aware to these hints
– Don’t be late for the interview!
– Dress up for the interview
– Know yourself
– Know about the job you’ll be interviewing for
– Think about yourself in relation to the job
– Understand what employers are looking for
– Set realistic expectations about salary
– Know what hours you can work, and prepare to be flexible
– Be always punctual
– Don’t chew gum
– Fill out every part of the application and use your best handwriting
– Avoid peppering interviews with “um” and “like”
– Make eye contact
– Be yourself
– Be memorable
– Show your enthusiasm, but don’t be silly
– Prepare, prepare, prepare
– Be aware of your body language
– Remember you are making an impression from the first moment you walk in the door
 
Questions you might hear
– Tell me a little about yourself
– Why do you want to work for us?
– What extracurricular activities do you participate in?
– Why should I hire you?
 
Now here is your task. Pretend you are being interviewed by Ms. Klingon to apply for a position as a receptionist at Hilton Hotel in São Paulo and answer the following questions. Be careful about grammar mistakes, proofread your answers before submitting them.
 
1. What’s your name? How old are you?
2. Why did you choose Hilton Hotel as your first job experience?
3. How would your family describe you?
4. Write down your top 5 personal flaws and qualities
5. What extracurricular activities do you participate in?
6. Do you speak any foreign language? Are you fluent?
7. What is your availability?
8. How much money do you expect to make in a month?
9. What have you been reading lately?
10. Why should I hire you?
 
Categories: 4. INTERMEDIATE 2