Improve Your Interviewing Skills

Improve Your Interviewing Skills
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
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Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Anxieties, fear of rejection or lack of confidence are emotions that can affect the best of us before or during an interview. Learning how to get to the heart of mastering interviews is challenging but not impossible to achieve. This mindset begins with changing the way an interview is approached. Instead of seeing the interview process as an interviewer controlled experience, the interview process should be seen as a two-way conversation between you and the interviewer. This course introduces you to the skills for developing and improving your interviewing skills for improved communication and rapport with the interviewer.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the beginning stages for developing interviewing skills
  • List the techniques for interpreting and responding to interview questions
  • Recognize the legal guidelines for interview questions
  • Recall appropriate questions to ask during an interview 

Improve Your Interviewing Skills Module 1
Introduction: Interviewing

In this module you will learn the beginning stages for developing interviewing skills. We will discuss the importance of researching a company before the interview and how to create your own personal interviewing manual of research information. Once you understand how and what research information you need you will be able to prepare mastering the informational and phone interviewing process.

  • Oxygen Tank for the Interviewee
  • Designing Your Research Manual
  • Researching the Company
  • Mastering the Information Interview
  • Phone Interviewing

Improve Your Interviewing Skills Module 2
Interviewing Questions

Interview questions can be challenging to answer even for a seasoned job seeker. Techniques for interpreting and responding to questions can prepare you for any question asked in an interview. This module will discuss how to interpret questions for multiple interview settings so that you can confidently sell your skills and strengths to a potential employer.

  • The Question You Must Answer
  • When It’s Not About You
  • What Not to Say
  • Panel Interviewing
  • Where Does the Law Draw the Line?

Improve Your Interviewing Skills Module 3
Trick Questions and Posing Questions

In this module we will discuss the necessary skills for becoming a well-prepared job applicant. We discuss the potential for illegal, hidden or tricky intentions that are sometimes present in an interview. We’ll also consider when it’s appropriate for you to say ‘thank you’ and when it’s your turn to pose questions. It is important to come prepared to turn the one-sided interview into a dialogue and to ask meaningful questions.

  • Trick Questions
  • Thank You
  • New Interview
  • Google
  • Your Turn to Pose Questions

Improve Your Interviewing Skills Module 4
The Ideal Interview

In this final module, we will discuss a number of aspects of interviewing. We’ll consider salary negotiations, online interviews, and how to use LinkedIn to improve the interview process. We’ll discuss first interview impressions, informational interviewing, and various linchpins for success.

  • Salary Negotiation
  • Linchpins for Success
  • Online Interviews
  • LinkedIn
  • Ideal Intervie
     

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player