21 2019

TBJL: Preparing for Your Interview

9:30AM - 4:00PM  

Tampa Bay 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. Explore 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.

Presented by a TBJL Career Strategist.

Supported by the Rooms To Go Foundation.

Workshop Goals:

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

 What We Will Cover:

  • The characteristics of several types of interviews
  • How to develop a strategy for each type of interview
  • The 4 different ways that people communicate during an interview
  • Ways to handle unexpected or challenging questions
  • How to answer the 40 most-asked interview questions
  • Answering behavioral interview questions

Materials Needed:

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

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

Who Should Attend:
Unemployed and underemployed individuals looking to work in a professional environment and seeking relevant and practical information or advice regarding the next steps in their job search or career path. This includes individuals in mid-career transition, women re-entering the workforce after a hiatus, military veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce, recent college graduates launching their careers, and mature workers not ready or able to retire.

Cost to Attend: $15

Interview attire.
Out of consideration for other participants, we ask that all candidates refrain from wearing fragrances, perfume, and cologne.


Jack Roth Center for Career Development
1211 N. West Shore Blvd.  Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33607

Registration Required:
Maximum number of registrants: 8
Please register below, or call (813) 344-0200.