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Thursday, September 10, 2020

06:30 PM  
6:30 PM - Standing Out in Video and Phone Interviews


This will be a Zoom presentation.  To receive the Zoom link, please send an e-mail to Stan Brown at stan@stanbrown.us on or before Wednesday, September 9, at 6:00 pm, with your e-mail address and phone number.  If you have any questions, please call Stan at 952-943-0718.

The Impact of COVID-19 Has Resulted in Significant Reliance on Video Interviewing and Greater Use of Telephone Interviewing.
For Video - Zoom, Skype, FaceTime and the like, the program will cover:

  • Clothing and other aspects of physical appearance (for women and men)
  • Lighting
  • Camera location and angle
  • Background – environment
  • Speech style
  • Body language
  • Distractions
  • What to expect from the interviewer
  • Preparation
  • Entrance timing

For Telephone Interviews:

(No longer just a screening tool.)

  • Environment – Distractions
  • Speech style
  • What to expect from the interviewer
  • Preparation

The program will be presented by John Wetzel and Stan Brown.
John Wetzel has 24 years experience in guiding people through job/career transition at Right Management, a global career management/outplacement firm.  As Vice President of Executive Services, he led the practice in MN, ND and SD.  Prior to joining Right, he spent 16 years in a variety of roles at IDS Financial Services, now Ameriprise Financial.  His undergraduate degree in Psychology is from the University of Toronto and his doctorate is in Industrial/Organizational Psychology is from the University of Minnesota.  He is presently a volunteer career counselor at the University of Minnesota in the College of Liberal Arts and co-facilitator of Executives in Motion, an executive networking group.

Stan Brown has worked as a professional job search coach for ten years. Prior to that he worked in marketing with companies such as General Mills, Honeywell, and Toro. Then consulting in marketing, marketing research and planning with clients as 3M, Jostens, Miracle Ear and HealthPartners. His educational background includes mechanical engineering (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) and an MBA (Harvard Business School). He has been helping job seekers since 1992.

PLEASE LET OTHERS KNOW WHO MAY BE INTERESTED IN THIS PROGRAM.  This session is free and open to anyone who wants to attend.