11 2015

TampaBay-Job-Links: Interview Preparation

9:30AM - 4:00PM  

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

Contact Nikki Trent

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