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Title: The Experience Webinar IMPRESSIVE INTERVIEWING is scheduled

Welcome! Please standby. The Experience
is scheduled to begin at100 pm Eastern May 23,
  • Jodi R. R. Smith
  • Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting

Experience Professional Development Series
Webinar May 23, 2007

Todays Presenter
  • Jodi R. R. Smith has been promoting better
    behaviors since 1986.
  • Ms. Smith is a dynamic presenter who has worked
    with organizations, corporations, educational
    institutions and individuals to increase their
    social savvy and confidence levels. Ms. Smith's
    background in motivational psychology and human
    resources has served to reaffirm her belief that
    proper manners and etiquette are an essential
    part of functioning successfully in today's

Ms. Smith received her Bachelor's Degree in
Psychology from the University of Rochester and
her Master's Degree in Industrial and Labor
Relations from Cornell University. Ms. Smith is a
human resources professional and an avid advocate
of etiquette.
Impressive Interviewing
Manners must adorn knowledge, and smooth its
way through the world. -- Philip Dormer
Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield
Impressive Interviewing
  • Wisdom gained through academics is the first step
    towards success. But in today's competitive job
    market intellectual savvy is not enough. It is
    your students ability to handle any situation
    with poise and confidence that will set them
    apart from their peers.
  • Etiquette seminars provide students with skills
    and knowledge that will place them above the
  • Impressive Interviewing
  • Networking and Job Seeking
  • Small Talk Conversations
  • Dressing For Success
  • Thank You Notes

Impressive Interviewing
What skills can Career Service Offices provide to
their student that will allow their students to
Top Ten Tips for Impressive Interviewing
  • Be kind to everyone
  • Arrive early
  • Hardy handshake
  • Dont be a diva
  • Prepare in advance
  • Be professional
  • Listen carefully
  • Answer honestly, but positively
  • Ask appropriate questions
  • Express appreciation

Networking and Job Seeking
  • Active versus Passive
  • Overlapping Circles of Influence
  • Understanding the Informational Interview

Small Talk and Conversation
  • Establishing Boundaries
  • Snippet Starters
  • Graceful Exits

Dressing for Success
  • Suit Up
  • Over/Under
  • Importance of Accessories

Thank You Notes
  • Low Cost High Impact
  • Why Handwritten
  • Short and sweet

Take Aways
  • Etiquette as a differentiator.
  • When all else is equal, we will choose polished
    and poised.

  • Complimentary Offerings
  • Mannersmith Monthlies
  • E-mail Etiquette Emergencies

  • From Clueless to Class Act Jodis books have
    been released in 2nd edition
  • From Clueless to Class Act Manners for the
    Modern Woman
  • From Clueless to Class Act Manners for the
    Modern Man

Colleges and Universities - Partial Listing
  • ? Boston College
  • ? Boston University
  • ? Brandeis University
  • ? Bryant College
  • ? College of the Holy Cross
  • ? Cornell University
  • ? Emerson College
  • ? Emmanuel College
  • ? Harvard Business School
  • ? Harvard University
  • ? Massachusetts Institute of Art
  • ? Massachusetts Institute of Tech.
  • ? Middlebury College

? Olin College ? Salem State College ? Simmons
College ? Smith College ? Suffolk University ?
Tufts University ? Tufts University Fletcher
School of Law ? University of Massachusetts ?
University of Rochester ? University of Texas ?
Wentworth Institute of Technology ? Wesleyan
University ? Wheaton College
  • Students and alumni can apply to embark on an
    amazing 1-2 week Earthwatch Expedition of their
    choice including an Amazon Riverboat
    Exploration Costa Rican Sea Turtles Kenya's
    Forest Monkeys Fiji's Ancient Seafarers Koala
  • To enter, applicants must submit a photo theyve
    taken by that best represents why it's crucial to
    save the environment
  • All expenses paid, including the cost of flight
    and expedition
  • The selected applicant will work alongside
    leading scientists and help save the environment
    and will get the know-how to pursue a career in
  • Appplication deadline is September 7, 2007
  • Visit for
    more information, including official rules and
    submission guidelines

Exclusive Experiences
  • Aerojet (Application Deadline July 1)A leader
    in aerospace and defense design and engineering,
    Aerojet has long been recognized as a developer
    of new technology. Perfect for students
    interested in technology, engineering, design and
    management, the chosen applicant will fly to
    California to meet and interview the VP of
    Engineering at this cutting edge company.
  • Vans Warped Tour (Application Deadline July
    15)Extreme Sports Kickin' Music Great
    Business Idea! Kevin Lyman, creator and producer
    of the popular Vans Warped Tour, will host a
    student whos looking to learn about the music
    industry, promotion and event management.

Exclusive Experiences
  • Office of the Director of National Intelligence
    (Application Details Coming Soon)

Intelligence Community professionals work
everyday to protect our nations security. This
Defining Moments video opportunity will enable a
select student to go to Washington, D.C. to meet
with three top Africa Analysts and learn how to
start a career and deal with the challenges
in intelligence.
More Information For more details, pre-written
emails and more, keep an eye on your inbox or
visit the University Resources Channel. Have a
suggestion for an Exclusive Experience?Wed love
to hear from you!
Destination New York City
  • Visit to RSVP

Professional Development Series
  • Next WebinarWed., June 27, 2007 at 100pm EST
  • Stewart David IkedaVice President, Marketing
    Community Outreach
  • Tell Us What You Think!
  • Evaluation survey will be emailed to participants
  • Ongoing topic submission on University Resources

Q A Session
If you would like to ask a question, please
press 1 on your telephone keypad.
Thanks for Participating!
Jodi R. R. Smith Mannersmith Etiquette
Experience, Inc. 800-583-77