Course curriculum

  • 1

    1. What really matters in interviewing

  • 2

    Nailing the Very First Question

    • The Very First Question

  • 3

    Overcoming Nerves

    • Overcoming nerves with vocal warm-ups

    • What to expect at each stage of the interview

    • Clues into the real company culture

  • 4

    Salary Negotiations

    • Salary negotiations

  • 5

    Behavioral Interviewing

    • Don’t talk yourself out of a job

    • The 5 types of questions

    • Behavioral interviews

    • Exercise: The 100 Worst Interview Questions EVER

    • Exercise: Interview Preparation Sheet for a SPECIFIC Interview

  • 6

    Traditionally Hard (and Hated) Interview Questions

    • Modern twists on old standards

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    • What is your greatest weakness?

    • What is your greatest achievement?

    • Describe your worst boss

    • Tell me about a time you had to deal with a conflict at work

    • Why should we hire you?

    • What are your worst questions?

  • 7

    Questions to Ask Employers

  • 8

    Different Interviewer Styles

    • The Friendly Interviewer

    • The Nervous and Uncomfortable Interviewer

    • The Skeptic

    • The Bored and Boring Interviewer

    • The Introverted Interviewer

    • The By the Book Interviewer

    • The Surreal Interviewer

    • The Highly Technical Interviewer

    • The Deliberately Confrontational Interviewer

  • 9

    Multi-person and Panel Interviews

    • Panels: Are they coming to get you?

  • 10

    Extras that deliver the “wow” factor

    • When to Get the Big Guns

    • Presentations

    • 30-60-90 Day Plans

  • 11

    Follow-ups that seal the deal

    • When and How to Follow Up

    • Write a Winning Thank You Note

    • Am I a Pest or Just Diligent?

  • 12

    So, you didn't get the job...

    • Continuing the Connection

  • 13

    Conclusion: Be Yourself!

Show yourself off.

Learn how to showcase your effectiveness & flexibility in addition to your passion & skills.