On this episode of the Game Plan Your Next Job series, Keith Grabowski talks with interview coach Butch Reiser about the interview process. Reiser works with athletes and coaches across all levels on interview skills and proper interview interaction. Keith asks Reiser to share some of his tips for the interview process that can best prepare coaches of what to look out for in an interview.
01:10 Butch Reiser bio
03:00 The opportunity in the “Tell me about yourself”
03:25 Reiser’s finger answer method
04:58 Keep your answer down to two minutes
05:40 The best interview is a dialogue
06:00 Why this job? Why this program?
07:40 Addressing your weaknesses
08:02 Reiser’s sandwich technique
09:10 Situational questions, “Tell me about a time…”
09:22 The S.T.A.R method
• Action steps
10:37 Try to end stories on a happy note
11:45 Situational questions, “What would you do if…”
13:45 Questions at the end of the interview
14:45 Reiser’s favorite questions to use
16:05 How do you close?
16:45 Follow up
17:10 Hand written thank you card
17:55 Connect with Butch Reiser: