Nov

10 2016

TAMPABAY-JOB-LINKS: PREPARING FOR YOUR INTERVIEW

9:30AM - 4:00PM  

TampaBay Job Links
contact: Nikki Trent 4100 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 206
Tampa, FL 33609
813-344-0200 x307 nikki@TBJL.org
http://www.TBJL.org

Contact Nikki Trent
nikki@tbjl.org

Even the thought of job interviews or informational meetings can be intimidating. However, through proper preparation, you can become a confident interviewee, a thoughtful listener, and someone who asks appropriate questions. Gain an inside look at the different types of interviews, learn to develop customized interview strategies, and have an opportunity to be videotaped and gain feedback on your live interview. Bring a job description along with an interview scenario, two copies of your résumé, and wear business attire.

Workshop Goals:

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

What We Will Cover:

  • The characteristics of different types of interviews
  • How to develop a strategy for each type of interview
  • Understanding the expectations of the interviewer(s)
  • Minimizing stress in a pressure situation
  • Handling unexpected or challenging questions
  • Selecting the best accomplishment statements during the interview
  • The best answers to nearly 40 interview questions
  • Selecting interview questions to ask

Materials Needed:

  • Your résumé
  • An applicable job description
  • An interview scenario

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

Who Should Attend:
Candidates who will be participating in job and/or informational interviews.

Cost to Attend:
Free for Program participants and $15 for guests.

Dress:
Interview attire