Presentation in an interview - advice please.
MikeUniformMike · 11/03/2019 19:32
I have been invited to a face to face interview and need to prepare a 5-minute presentation.
Can I just do a talk or do I need slides and printouts?
I am not used to presenting. I don't have a tablet just an aged laptop, and I don't have a printer.
I can think of something to talk about that would lend itself to just talking around some work I did.
Does someone have any ideas please?
StealthPolarBear · 11/03/2019 19:35
Yes I jsuly just talk, take some notes. Good luck.
MikeUniformMike · 11/03/2019 19:37
Spaceunicorn6789 · 11/03/2019 19:41
I was asked to do a similar thing recently so I prepared a complete PowerPoint presentation along with notes etc.
They laughed (nicely) at me and said they hadn't expected me to go to so much effort and just mean a 5 minute talk 😂 but they didn't say talk they said presentation which to me means slides!!
I got the job anyway though 😂
MikeUniformMike · 11/03/2019 19:42
Congratulations and well done Space.
StealthPolarBear · 11/03/2019 19:44
They shouldn't laugh. While I say I "just" talk, I put just as much preparation and effort in. More probablg as I want to remember what I need to say. B
LondonUK · 16/03/2019 14:14
I am sure they will appreciate a proper presentation even on a A3 or larger piece of paper, than just talking: the Apprentice series was rather good in this respect to understand what level of professionalism one should deliver.
If you can do a PowerPoint, then even better.
MikeUniformMike · 18/03/2019 16:28
Thanks everyone. It went ok. Don't know if I got the job. Not heard.
StealthPolarBear · 18/03/2019 16:45
StealthPolarBear · 19/03/2019 20:51
MikeUniformMike · 27/03/2019 19:01
I thought it had gone really well but I didn't get it. Thanks for your help.
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