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How to create a successful interview presentation

How many presentations have you seen in the past that were out of touch with the audience, a bit rambling or just plain boring? Have you ever wondered what message the presenter is actually trying to convey when sitting through yet another powerpoint presentation?

So how do you avoid this happening to you – if you have to give a presentation for your next job interview?

Delivered effectively, an interview presentation can certainly enhance your chances of success.  However, for many it can be the opposite.  When nerves kick in, or lack of preparation or focus become evident.

So when you want to present successfully at an interview it’s vital to prepare a clear message that is:-

  • Easy to memorise;
  • Can be delivered confidently; and will be 
  • Understood by your interviewer

And the best way to achieve that is to take a structured approach to planning and writing it.

(And thanks to Skillstudio – the presentation skills training experts – for the brilliant infographic at the bottom of this post.) Read more »

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