An interview can be seen as a discussion between two or more people communicating about specific topic(s) (which in interview, we call it interviewer and interviewee). In this page, we are going to discuss a specific type of interview, Job Interview.
The purpose of a job interview is for the employer to identify whether the candidate is best fit into the particular position or not. Candidate evaluation forms are to be completed by the interviewer to rank the candidates overall qualifications for the position. Under each heading the interviewer should give the candidate a numerical rating and write specific job related comments in the space provided. The sample numerical rating system is sometimes based on the following: (Field Study Interview as an example)
5 – Exceptional 4 – Above Average 3 – Average 2 – Satisfactory 1 – Unsatisfactory
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Study the text type of interview!
Break up into smaller parts, first of all, we need to choose a article of Interview Notes:
1. What is its title?
Title: “Job Interview Question Database: Questions with Excellent Sample Responses, 1-8”
Type: Job Interview
Note: An interview can be seen as a discussion between two or more people communicating about a specific topic(s) (which in an interview, we call it interviewer and interviewee). In this page, we are going to discuss a specific type of interview, Job Interview.
2. Who are the primary and secondary target audience? (age, gender, ethnicity, interests etc.)
1. Primary target: Job Interviewees who want to learn, prepare, or succeed in an interview. Job Interviewers or business owners who want to study, understand or evaluate candidate's performance in the interview
2. Secondary target: A student who studies Human Resource or related subject areas that want to use this as a source.
3. What are the text’s primary purpose and secondary purposes?
Primary: identify some excellent response that candidate makes during interviews. For example, this article gives 8 main complete answers, which is a good illustration of the purpose of this article.Help the audience to build a basic foundation of how to succeed in an interview.
Secondary: provide interviewer(s) or HR's a sense of how they should assess the candidates.
4. What are contextual aspects of the text important?
Social factors are important for interviews. The first interviewer is an important factor for every an interview. We may be asked a lot of questions, then our answers do not have a fixed answer. But we did not say a word to meet the voice of the examiner, so this is the content of this article, it combines all social factors, and it gives eight examiners may be satisfied with the answer.
5. What important language / linguistic devices contribute to the text’s purpose?
The language used in this interview article is the official language. Because the interview is a very serious matter, it is impossible to use the non-authentic language in the interview.
In this interview guide article, give a lot of concrete details and examples. For example, when the interviewer asks how would you describe yourself? Then what should you answer? When the interviewer asks questions What specific goals, including those related to your occupation, have you established for your life? The articles are written in detail.
6. Is phonology important?
Phonology is not particularly important for this interview guide. Because of this article, he is mainly textual content. And through our careful reading, we found that the article did not deliberately emphasize the issue of phonology.
7. Is syntax important?
The syntax of this interview guide is still quite important. We can find the article from this article is concise and clear sentences, and the length of the article is not very small, and we can also find that the sentence structure of the article is very simple. For example, we analyze from this passage. My background to date has been centered around preparing myself to become the very best financial consultant I can become. Let me tell you specifically how I’ve prepared myself. I am an undergraduate student in finance and accounting at ———— University. My past experiences have been in retail and higher education. Both aspects have prepared me well for this career. Sentence structure is simple and understandable.
8. Is grammar important?
For this text, the grammar is fairly rigorous. Because this is an interview guide for job applicants. Most of the language of the article will be the word that applicants may memorize during interviews. So for this article, grammar requirements are very harsh.
9. What about pragmatics?
Pragmatics is not important for this article. Because this interview guidance paper does not relate to the guidance of values and the use of language learning.
10. Is typography important? Why?
Typography is an important part of this article. This article has a clear typesetting. Altogether is divided into eight questions, at the same time each question is what, how should answer is very clear. So the clear typesetting of the article makes it possible for the interviewer to quickly find the questions and answers to their needs.
11. Visual images, charts, and graphics?
In this article, visual images, charts, and graphics are unimportant. Because the contents of the chart are not used at all in this text. At the same time, this article is the text description, the visual images, charts, and graphics does not appear in the article. So the visual images, charts, and graphics are not important.
12. Other striking features?
This interview guidance style is relatively simple, more targeted. So the text of the interview guidance has a strong style. At the same time, the text of the theme is not clear, there is no specific job interview. There is a need for more distinct themes.
In the interview the candidate's tone should be as gentle as possible, this is mainly for the interviewer to win the sympathy of the interviewer.