you are a student who wants to find a good job after graduation, you have to
take a job interview and make a presentation or a speech. How to make yourself
impressed and present an impressive speech in front of interviewers. What you
should pay special attention to? Here are some instructive suggestions:
Prepare: Plan ahead and think about what you are going to say. In the words of
Mark Twain, it usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu
Know your subject: You may be very high in IQ and very good in writing, but
always ensure you know the subject and have background information at hand for
Know your audience: Find out who you will be addressing so that you can tailor
your comment accordingly. Clients, bankers, professors and managers, for
example, require a different approach to that needed for classmates at an
Make a point: Keep your speech short and concise and have a few clear points
that you need to convey. Emphasize these and tone down on any oral
paraphernalia that will confuse the message.
Practice: Never meditate your speech in heart as your delivery will become
stilted, but do rehearse it a few times in front of the mirror, your partner or
Stay calm: A little nervous energy can enhance your speech, but too much can be
disastrous. Do not rely on alcohol for help, no matter how much you need Dutch
courage. Take a deep breath and keep a clear head.
Eye contact: Creating a personal rapport with your audience is a skill that
separates gifted speakers from the mundane. If the thought of looking into a
sea of faces scares you, adjust your gaze regularly at different points in the
room to create the same effect.
First impression: Your initial impression is vital when making a public
presentation. Find out about dress codes at the venue so that you look your
best and, if possible, check the microphone beforehand to ensure you know how
to use it.
9. Vary tone and body language: Monotony kills a speech. Nerves cause
your vocal chords to restrict, raising the pitch of your voice. Make an effect
to breathe deeply and enunciate clearly. Plopping your arms down will distract
your listeners but natural, descriptive movements can enhance meaning.
you follow the simple suggestions above, you would find that a public speaking
or presentation is just a piece of cake. Once it’s done, you may find that it’s
a enjoyable process so that you may have desire to make more speeches.