Jun

11 2015

TampaBay-Job-Links: Interview Preparation

9:30AM - 4:00PM  

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

Contact Nikki Trent
nikki@tbjl.org

Even the thought of Job interviews or informational meetings can be intimidating. During this workshop, the focus is on preparing you to be a relaxed and confident interviewee, a thoughtful listener, as well as someone who asks appropriate questions. Each workshop attendee will be video recorded during a practice interview scenario and will receive immediate, positive feedback from the facilitator and the other workshop participants.

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, and an interview scenario

Workshop Length: 6 hours (plus a one-hour lunch break)

  • Participants should plan to arrive 15 minutes early. Workshops will begin and end on time.

Who Should Attend:

  • Candidates who will be participating in job and/or informational interviews.

Cost to Attend:

  • Free for members and $15 for guests.

RSVP Required:

Dress: Business casual