15 2018

TampaBay-Job-Links: Preparing for Your Interview

9:30AM - 4:00PM  

TampaBay-Job-Links 1211 N West Shore Blvd
Suite 300
Tampa, FL

Contact Nikki Trent

For some people, even the thought of a job interview can be intimidating. However, with proper preparation, you can become a confident interviewee, an active listener, and someone who asks interesting, relevant questions. Gain an inside look at the different types of interviews, learn to develop customized interview strategies, and have an opportunity to be video recorded, where you will gain valuable feedback on your live interview.

Facilitated by Robyn Winters, Career Strategist

Workshop Goals:

  • Understand and identify different types of interviews
  • Be prepared to answer any type of interview question
  • Ask specific questions based on your research, as well as from the interview itself
  • Increase your comfort level with the interview process

 What We Will Cover:

  • The different types of interviews and their characteristics
  • How to develop a strategy for each type of interview
  • The 4 different ways that people communicate during an interview
  • How to minimize stress in a high pressure situation
  • Ways to handle unexpected or challenging questions
  • Selecting the most relevant accomplishments to use during the interview
  • How to answer nearly 40 interview questions
  • Developing relevant interview questions to ask

Materials Needed:

  • Two copies of your résumé
  • An interview scenario which should include 1.A company name (real or fictitious)
  • The company’s industry or functional area
  • The interviewer’s title or position
  • A copy of the job description.

Workshop Length: 6½ hours (plus a one-hour lunch break), plan to arrive 15 minutes early.

Who Should Attend:
Unemployed and underemployed professionals, recent college graduates, women re-entering the workforce after a hiatus, military veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce, retired professionals returning to work, or any individuals in career transition looking for information or advice regarding the next steps in their job search or career path.

Cost to Attend:
Free for TBJL Full Program Participants and $15 for guests.

Interview attire

Jack Roth Center for Career Development
4100 West Kennedy Blvd. Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609

Registration Required:
Email rsvp@tbjl.org, or call (813) 344-0200.