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Lesson No: 3 Lesson Title: Accomplishment Lesson Summary: Reference: Objectives At the end of the lesson the student

is expected to: 1.Tell something about his accomplishments. 2.Give details about the contribution he had given to his former company. 3.Express himself clearly and confidently. A. Preparation Questions B. Presentation Questions B. Presentation Questions 1. What has been your most rewarding accomplishment? 2. How do you determine or evaluate success? Cite an example. 3. What's the recent goal you have achieved? 4. Give me five accomplishments that you enjoy. 5. Give me five things that make you proud. 6. Give three situations that you felt highly motivated to accomplish something. 7.What is your management style? 8.What do you see as being the most difficult task in being a manager? 9.What did you look for when you hired people in the past? 10.You never supervised others. Convince me that you will become a good manager. C. Application Questions D. Generalization E. Homework * Teacher's Guide * Teacher's Guide 1. What has been your most rewarding accomplishment? Possible Answer: A recent satisfying accomplishment I was sent to one of our bra nch banks that were notorious for not growing their loan base. The branch had lo gged $75,000 in new loans in an 18-month period prior to my arrival. Having a re putation as a "hired gun" when it came to loan production I was successful in th e solicitation and booking of $700,000 in my first six months at the branch. Tip: The best way to respond is to give an example of something you accomplished that is directly related to the job you are interviewing for. Review your resum e and review the job posting. Find the best match and use that to show how what you accomplished will be beneficial to the company you are interviewing with 2. How do you determine or evaluate success? Cite an example. Possible Answers: Last semester I was hired by by university's Council for Stude nt Activities. The group negotiates contracts of entertainers, sets up sound equ ipment, markets the entertainers to students, and generally decides what kind of programming should be done. When I got hired, I didn't know the first thing abo ut how fill any of those responsibilities. I decided, however, that I wasn't goi ng to fail. Four months later, I have become the Webmaster for the group. I also write our campus newsletter and created Game Night, a student competition of ta ble games. That event yielded the biggest audience ever for a non-concert event.

Tip: Accomplishments are the points that really help sell you to an employer -much more so than everyday job duties, and you can leverage your accomplishments for job-search success at all stages of the process: resume, cover letter, inte rview, and more. Mentioned accomplishments that are specific and measurable. Qua ntify whenever possible.Use superlatives and "firsts." Use words such as "first, " "only," "best," "most," and "highest." Make sure each accomplishment is releva nt to the type of job you seek. 3. What's the recent goal you have achieved? Possible Answer: My first few years in banking had me on the fast track to branc h management. I realized at some point along the way that my true passion was in offering financial advice not limited to checking accounts and loans. It was at that point that I made the necessary arrangements to go back to school full-tim e to pursue my goal, which I am just about to achieve.

4. Give me five accomplishments that you enjoy. Possible Answers: a) Launching an anti-drunk driving campaign in high school. b) Training an intern in critical thinking. c) Negotiating with diverse teams to get creative projects completed. d) Finding the overlap between different company's interests so that they can es tablish mutually beneficial relationships. e) Seeing my college students think in new ways.

5. Give me five things that make you proud. Possible Answers: a) Going to France by myself to learn French. b) Setting a high performance goal for myself and meeting it. c) Having vision for what needs to be done in different situations. d) Being in shape. e) Listening to the concerns of my friends and honoring them.

6. Give three situations that you felt highly motivated to accomplish something. Possible Answers: a) When I had tons of work to do to meet a product launch deadline and had to st

ay extremely organized and focused in order to complete the work. b) When I came up with an idea for panel discussions at my church, which led to much improved communication and many new friendships. c) When I worked on projects with colleagues and had to complete my work so that we could discuss things and move to the next stage.

Tips: The interviewee should answer how he made money for the company. How he he lped the company to save money or reduce costs. How he implemented processes tha t save time or increase productivity. Improved companys competitive in the market place. Enhanced corporate image or building companys reputation in its industry.

7. What is your management style? Tip: If you've never thought about this, it's high time you did, consult Sales J obs Online management style glossary) for example 'Management by Coaching and De velopment (MBCD)' when Managers see themselves primarily as employee trainers. ' Open door' is a good one.

8. What do you see as being the most difficult task in being a manager? Tip: Getting things planned and done on time within the budget. Do not imply tha t these are insurmountable difficulties.

9. What did you look for when you hired people in the past? Possible Answer: Skills, initiative, adaptability

10. You never supervised others. Convince me that you will become a good manager . Possible Answer: Although I have never directly supervised others I have encoura ged, motivated and challenged colleagues on committees on which I have served. I n my opinion, these are the abilities a good manager should have and which I wou ld bring to the position.