Improve Your Interviewing Skills
A Personal Enrichment Online Course by Ed-Next.
Note: This course is taken entirely on a separate portal co-hosted by Ed-Next and Wedemic. Upon successful enrolment, you will receive the login details to start the course within 24-48 hours.
This is an instructor-led course with a four weeks access. Total course hours is 24.
Anxieties, fear of rejection or lack of confidence are emotions that can affect the best of us before or during an interview. Learning how to get to the heart of mastering interviews is challenging but not impossible to achieve. This mindset begins with changing the way an interview is approached. Instead of seeing the interview process as an interviewer controlled experience, the interview process should be seen as a two-way conversation between you and the interviewer. This course introduces you to the skills for developing and improving your interviewing skills for improved communication and rapport with the interviewer.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the beginning stages for developing interviewing skills
- List the techniques for interpreting and responding to interview questions
- Recognize the legal guidelines for interview questions
- Recall appropriate questions to ask during an interview
Improve Your Interviewing Skills Module 1 (Chapter 1-4)
Section 1: Introduction: Interviewing
In this module you will learn the beginning stages for developing interviewing skills. We will discuss the importance of researching a company before the interview and how to create your own personal interviewing manual of research information. Once you understand how and what research information you need you will be able to prepare mastering the informational and phone interviewing process.
- Oxygen Tank for the Interviewee
- Designing Your Research Manual
- Researching the Company
- Mastering the Information Interview
- Phone Interviewing
Improve Your Interviewing Skills Module 2 (Chapters 5-7)
Section 2: Interviewing Questions
Interview questions can be challenging to answer even for a seasoned job seeker. Techniques for interpreting and responding to questions can prepare you for any question asked in an interview. This module will discuss how to interpret questions for multiple interview settings so that you can confidently sell your skills and strengths to a potential employer.
- The Question You Must Answer
- When It’s Not About You
- Tell Me About Yourself
- What Not to Say
- Panel Interviewing
Improve Your Interviewing Skills Module 3 (Chapter 8-11)
Section 3: Legal vs Tricky Interviewing Questions
In this module we will discuss the necessary skills for becoming a well-prepared job applicant. We will discuss the legal guidelines for interview questions and what to do following the interview. Finally, we will identify the potential for illegal, hidden or tricky intentions that are sometimes present in an interview.
- Law: Drawing the Line
- Federal vs State Legality of Interview Questions
- Trick Questions
- Thank You
- New Interview
Improve Your Interviewing Skills Module 4 (12-15)
Section 4: Your Turn to Ask the Questions
In this final module, we will discuss how the interviewee can ask questions during an interview. Often, the interview quickly becomes one-sided. It is important to come prepared to turn the one-sided interview into a dialogue and to ask meaningful questions. The ideal interview is a two-way conversation about the organization and how your skills and personality match the organization’s needs.
- Turn the Tables
- Ask the Right Questions
- Salary Negotiation
- Linchpins for Success
- Ideal Interview
Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
You will earn 2.4 IACET continuing education credits by completing this Ed4Online course. This course is 24 contact hours which equals 2.4 CEUs based on the IACET standard. The International Association of Continuing Education and Training is the highest quality worldwide standard for Continuing Education Unit.
The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET’s care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.
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