Interviewing for a job (Full Conversation)

Interviewer: Hello, Mr./Mrs. Applicant.  My name is Interviewer. I’m the personnel director.

Applicant: I’m pleased to meet you.

Interviewer: Please have a seat.

Applicant: Thank You.

Interviewer: According to your resume, you have several years of experience.

Applicant: Yes. I’ve had over three year’s experience.

Interviewer: Tell me about your qualifications.

Applicant: I can type 100 words per minute. I’m proficient in many computer programs. I have excellent interpersonal skills. I am well organized, and I’m a very fast learner.

Interviewer: I see that you have excellent references. Do you have any questions about the position?

Applicant: Yes. What are the responsibilities in this position?

Interviewer: We’re looking for someone to supervise two office clear’s, handle all the correspondence, arrange meetings, and manage the front office. Have you had any supervisory experience?

Applicant: Yes. I supervised three typists in my last position. What are the office hours, Mrs. Interviewer?

Interviewer: 8:30 to 4:30, with an hour off for lunch. What are your salary expectations, Mr. Applicant?

Applicant: I expect to be paid the going rate for this type of position. Can you tell me about the benefits you offer?

Interviewer: Yes. We provide full medical and dental coverage, a pension plan, and a four-week holiday per year.

Applicant: That’s very generous. When is the position available?

Interviewer: We’re hoping the successful applicant can start at the beginning of next month. We’ll finish our interviews tomorrow and make a decision by the weekend. We’ll contact you next week.

Applicant: Thank you very much. It’s been a pleasure meeting you. I hope to hear from you soon.

Interviewer: Thank you for coming in to see us, Mr. Applicant.

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