You've made it to the last step of the hiring process, the interview! In this workshop we will navigate through best practices and guided scenarios that build confidence through rehearsal and constructive feedback so that you can land the job.
Ace the Job Interview
A job interview, of course, is what is going to get you a job offer -or not. Take the time to prepare. This workshop will prepare you to make a concerted effort to impress the interviewer with your skills, experience, confidence, and expertise. The job Interview for Success/Ace the Job Interview workshop will guide you towards a successful interview and lay the ground for you potential job offer. Interviewers will ask questions about you to gain insight into your personality, and to determine whether you're a fit for both the job and the company.
The workshop will explore some questions you may be asked when interviewing, and how to prepare answers to interview questions.
I. Some of the more common questions are:
• Tell me about yourself.
• What is your greatest strength?
• What is your greatest weakness?
• Tell me about something that's not on your resume.
• How will your greatest strength help you perform?
• Do you take work home with you?
• How does this job fit in with your career plan?
• What motivates you?
• Why should I take a risk on you?
• If you could relive the last 10 years of your life, what would you do differently?
II. How to Dress for an Interview
The first impression you make on a potential employer is the most important one. On a job interview, your attire makes a statement about yourself before you even open your mouth. How should you dress for a job interview in different industry sectors?
III. Men's Interview Attire
What is appropriate today and what is not?
IV. Women's Interview Attire
What is appropriate today and wat is not? In general, fashion for women is more complicated and varied than it is for men who have fewer
V. Thank-You Letters
Whether or not you think the job interview went well, you can always improve your chances of getting the job if you send a thank-you letter. What should you put in a thank you note? How long should you wait before sending a thank you note?
VI. Follow Up
One of the most important things you should do when job searching is to follow through and follow up on the jobs you apply for. Whether it's after a job interview or when you haven't heard back on a job, prompt, polite, and personal follow-up notes and email messages will always make a good impression. What should your customize message read. Is it appropriate to send an application statue update? How long should you wait?
If you are interested in attending our Interview for Success workshop, please return to the Summary List, find the workshop/session you would like to attend and register.