we will explain essential and beneficial advice with five steps so that exchange students can begin part-time job at ease
Job interview makes everyone nervous. Plan to arrive at interviews with enough time. Try to stay calm and speak clearly.
What to take
*Your resume, Residence card and Student ID( copy them before hand), Your seal, Pen and notepad, Passport( If it is required)
１：On the day
Plan to arrive at interviews at least 10 minutes ahead of time. If you are delayed, be sure to call to the relevant person!
When you arrive at the place of interview, tell your name and that you are an applicant.
Hello Ｉ am ～（your name). I am going to have an interview from ～（time) today.
２：Entering the room
A person in charge shows you into the interview room. First you need to say 「しつれいします」”May I come in?” and make a bow. When you enter the room, hold the doorknob with both hands. You must open and shut the door quietly.
Making a polite bow gives a good
1.Stand up straight and put your heels together.
2 <Men> Rest both hands at the side of your body.<Women>Cross the left hand on the right hand and place them neatly in front of your body.
3. To make a bow, keep your back straight and look 1.5 m ahead. Bend from your hips
３：Taking a seat
Ｗait until the interviewer says 「どうぞ」 (please take a seat). Next, make a bow and say 「しつれいします」 (thank you), then take a seat and place both hands are on your lap neatly.
It is considered to be rude to sit cross-legged, reclining on a chair and with your arms crossed at an interview.
Sit neat and straight and with both hands on your lap.
４：Job Interview Q& A
You should get to know the following questions before hand and prepare answers accordingly.
Best! Sample Job Interview Q&A
* About contents of work
* About salary and terms of payment
* About duty day, duty hours, holiday
* About clothes for working
* About payment of transportation expenses
* When you can get the results of interview?
* When is your first day of work?
* To what extent can you speak Japanese?” ” Where is your school?”
*What is your interests? What are your strengths?
* What are your work experiences in the past ?
* What are your achievements until now?
*why did you choose this company?
* What do you think about the products and service our company provides?
* What type of work do you hope for? (Example: Kitchen assistant, server)
* How long have you been in Japan?
* Do you want to work in Japan for a long term or want to return to your country in the future?
* How did you come to this shop from your house? How long did it take?
* When can you start to work? How many times of the week can you work?, or how many hours of the day can you work?
*Are you available to work overtime or work on your day-off?
* Do you have a plan to go back to your country for New-year holidays, summer or winter holidays?
（You should have a few questions prepared.）
Things you want to know about but shouldn’t ask in your interview. The followings are the examples of bad questions and good answers about your motive.
Example 1: <A bad example> Does the hourly wage rise immediately? <A good example> I applied for this job because the wage is high.
Example 2: <Bad> What company (store) is it here? ⇒ You must research about target company before hand. <Good> I applied for this company because it is near to my house.
Example 3: <Bad> Do you provide a meal service? <Good> I applied for this job because there is a free meal service.
５：Leave the room.
You must note When and how the result of the interview are advised at the end of the interview. If you did not get any information of the result, you must ask the interviewer. If the interviewer’s information is not enough, for example, ” I will let you know the result of the interview by phone” ⇒ ”By when can I get the result?” * How to leave after finishing the interview. 1. Stand and replace the chair to the previous position. 2. Say 「ありがとうございました。よろしく願いいたします」, ” Thank you very much.” and make a bow. 3. Before you leave the room, look back and stand straight, say 「失礼します」and make a bow again. You leave the room.
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