Regardless of your occupation, you will benefit from improving your interview skills. Today's job market is competitive and you want to be able to answer an employer's question without wondering if you . . .
- . . . said too much
- . . . said too little
- . . . said the wrong thing
- . . . or didn't know what to say at all
These two interactive sessions will help ensure you have the essential understanding of why the employer asks the questions they do, and what information to share with the employer. You are also reminded that the better you are at interviewing, the better your job and career options, allowing you to say no.
Session #4: Interview Skills I
- Gain confidence in your ability to successfully attend a job interview and get the job.
- Learn how to research an employer and pre-screen the opportunity you are interviewing for.
- Understand how to communicate your abilities using the STAR interview framework (Situation, Task, Action, Result).\
- Learn how to effectively answer questions about employer references when you have a poor work reference, including having been fired from a position.
- Know what questions you can and should ask the employer during a job interview, including asking yourself “Is this the job for me?”.
Session #5: Interview Skills II
- Develop script for key interview questions using the STAR interview framework; practice your answers.
- Have a basic understanding of what an employer can legally ask you in terms of race, religious beliefs, marital status, and/or sexual orientation
- Understand the role of aptitude/personality testing in recruitment and how to prepare.
- Gain an advantage for effective virtual job interviews using these three tips (prepare, prepare, prepare).
- Learn basic principles on how and when to disclose disability or other accommodation needs
You need to have completed an Application form to register for these webinars. Go to "Application Online" and complete this form in 5 minutes, if you haven't done so already! We are funded by the provincial and federal government so many of the questions are used to plan programming. If you don't want to respond, just click the option "decline to respond" and that works great, too. Thanks for taking the time to register.