Winning Interview Strategies

The outcome of your next job interview can place you into the career of your choice or catapult you to a more challenging and rewarding position, changing the direction of your life. How are you prepared for that interview?
Preparing for your job interview could very well be one of the most important moments of your career.
Landing the perfect job can be a challenge, but with the determination and passion you will need to begin a successful career, you can easily overcome this challenge, and learn from the experience for the next interview. This course focuses on what to expect, what the interviewer is really looking for and the essential factors that can place you in a winning position.

About the Course

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
• Thoughtfully and thoroughly prepare for an upcoming job interview.
• Collect relevant research on the organization, position and players involved in the interview process.
• Analyze how their accomplishments do and do not fit the position.
• Prepare for the meeting.
• Demonstrate active listening.
• Be knowledgeable about interview answers that present their skills and accomplishments well.
• Be able to prepare questions to ask the interviewer.
• Be aware of how to develop rapport at the interview.
• Be mindful of their appearance and body language.
• Take steps to prevent or manage anxiety.
• Follow up after the interview with a thank you letter.

Course Outline (1/2 Day)

1. Two Guiding Principles of Interviews
2. Three Types of Interviews
3. Research the Position and the Players
4. Analyze Your Fit
5. Prepare for Your Interview
6. Interview Follow Up