How to deliver an interview presentation

Are your hands trembling? Does your voice bear no resemblance to your own – shaky, squeaky, uneasy. What's going on? Aren't you supposed to be the one in control? Perhaps it's your first time presenting – and you feel a bit rusty around the edges? Or it's been a while since you've had to do a presentation.

Approach your interview presentations with confidence

The actual delivery is all that can be seen. When at interview – whether it's on the phone, face-to-face or through Skype – you are transmitting vibes that automatically translate to the workplace. They portray signals about your company culture, ethos and how you present yourself.

Interview presentations are often asked from a candidate if your role involves:

  • Customer or client-facing
  • Reporting back to or managing a team
  • Progressing to management where good presentation skills are invaluable.

Below are a few tips on how to create a sound structure, which can automatically set the ground rules for allowing you to tell your potential employers why you are the right candidate for the job.

Preparing your presentation

  • find out who you are going to be presenting to
  • get the right structure
  • don’t let the presentation go on for too long

Presenting your presentation

  • make it visually appealing
  • make your pitch perfect
  • always prepare and run through the presentation several times before the interview to get used to the sound of your own voice
  • avoid any technical issues

Using these simple steps will make you feel more confident before you present, and the after-effects will be amazing! Download the full guide for more insight.

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