Excel at your next job interview by attending our Essential Interview Skills Course

Excellent communication and presentation skills are very often cited as key differentiation when it comes to choosing the right person for the job.

You will learn what to do before your interview is scheduled, specific interview techniques such as mirroring and body language and you will have the opportunity
to practice the most common interview questions and much more.

Whether you’re new to the job market, wanting to get back into work, or driving your career forward, this course will give you the knowledge and skills you need for your next interview. We have incorporated years of it.

With this introductory training you will learn the skills you need to shine in interviews and move on to the next phase of your career (a new job). And best of all, you can achieve this in a short time with proven principles based on years of experience, research and observation. No need to spend hours on interviews. This course was designed from the ground up to ensure a smooth, concise and effective learning experience with a step-by-step proven process.

Interview Training Objectives

  • Understanding Interview Dynamics
  • Getting the Most of your Interview Preparation
  • Making the Right First, Second or Third Impression
  • Learning how to Tackle Interview Nerves
  • Feeling at Home in the Interviewing Arena
  • Taking Care of the Interviewer
  • Discover key preparation techniques to help you perform to your strengths
  • Be able to deliver convincing answers to your interview questions
  • Understanding the Dynamics Around the Table
  • Dressing for Interview Success
  • Handling Difficult Interview Questions
  • Handling Rejection
  • Sharpening up your Personal Interviewing Style
IELTS Training

Course Content

Interview Practice

  • Short individual interviews
  • Self analysis of perception of interview performance
  • Tutor and group feedback and review of strengths and areas for development

Increasing personal impact by using your voice more effectively

  • Using the voice to convey a clear and confident style
  • Using the power of pause to control pace and deliver clear well structured responses

Interview practice

  • Delivery of “tell me about yourself” question
  • Review of impact created and how to increase this

Q&A Bank

  • Structuring clear and effective responses to typical interview questions
  • How to prepare for difficult interview questions
  • Creating your own Q&A bank
  • Interviewing the interviewers – asking your own questions

Action Planning

  • Personal action plans
  • Course evaluations

Dealing with nervous energy

  • Techniques to aid relaxation and reduce stress
  • Positive visualization techniques to help build confidence

Sell yourself successfully

  • Personal S.W.O.T. analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats
  • Brainstorming key characteristics of the ideal interview candidate
  • How to tackle the “tell me about yourself” question

Increasing personal impact by using body language

  • Using body language to create a strong first impression
  • Using eye contact to build rapport with the interview panel

Interview practice

  • Interview practice sessions
  • Feedback on personal strengths and targets for further development