Mastering the Interview [Deaf-friendly Course] (pd-005)

Personal Development


Description

The interview is one of the key elements of the job search process. As with any skill, we can get better at it with preparation and practice. In this course, participants will explore how to prepare for an interview and become familiar with the types of questions to expect, as well as the questions they should think about asking. They will learn how to prepare for second interviews, testing, and shadowing, as well as how to follow up on their interview sessions.

Content
  • How to Use This Guide
  • How to Use This Guide
  • Session One: Course Overview
  • Session One: Course Overview
  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment Instructions
  • Categories
  • Sample Format: Basic Information
  • Sample Format: Education
  • Sample Format: Additional Education/Professional Development
  • Work History (Part 1)
  • Work History (Part 2)
  • Work History (Part 3)
  • Pre-Course Assessment
  • Pre-Course Assessment
  • Session Two: Understanding the Interview
  • Session Two: Understanding the Interview
  • Planning for the Interview
  • Considering the Questions
  • Information Checklist, Part One
  • Information Checklist, Part Two
  • Tying It Together
  • What We Want to Know
  • The Informational Interview
  • Guidelines, Part One
  • Guidelines, Part Two
  • Guidelines, Part Three
  • Sample Thank You Note
  • Session Three: Types of Questions
  • Session Three: Types of Questions
  • Ready for Questions
  • Sample Behavioral Interviewing Questions
  • GOS Method
  • Knowledge Questions
  • Other Options
  • Preparing Interview Questions
  • Session Four: Getting Ready
  • Session Four: Getting Ready
  • Question Tips
  • The "Weakest" Question
  • Making Connections
  • Wrapping Up
  • General Tips
  • General Tips
  • General Tips
  • General Tips
  • Session Five: Live and In Person
  • Session Five: Live and In Person
  • Making Connections
  • Session Six: Unwinding for the Interview
  • Session Six: Unwinding for the Interview
  • Warms Ups and Tips for Interview Preparation
  • One, Two, Three, Go!
  • Session Seven: Common Problems and Solutions
  • Session Seven: Common Problems and Solutions
  • Best Intentions
  • Preparing Your Answers
  • Preparing Your Answers, Part Two
  • Preparing Your Answers, Part Three
  • Ability-Based Questions
  • Avoiding Awkwardness
  • Choosing What To Share
  • Making Connections
  • Session Eight: Phase Two
  • Session Eight: Phase Two
  • What to Expect After the Interview
  • Second Interview
  • A Few Guidelines for Eating While Interviewing, Part One
  • A Few Guidelines for Eating While Interviewing, Part Two
  • Guidelines on Alcohol
  • Pre-Employment Testing
  • Being Told “No, Thanks”
  • Following Up
  • Session Nine: Practice Makes Perfect
  • Session Nine: Practice Makes Perfect
  • Making Connections
  • Session Ten: Sealing the Deal
  • Session Ten: Sealing the Deal
  • Job Offers
  • Job Offer Checklists
  • Always Got a Letter
  • Resignations
  • Session Eleven: Getting What You’re Worth
  • Session Eleven: Getting What You’re Worth
  • Negotiating Tips and Tricks
  • Pieces of the Pie
  • Keeping Perspective
  • Taking Care of Yourself
  • Session Twelve: A Personal Action Plan
  • Session Twelve: A Personal Action Plan
  • A Personal Action Plan
  • Summary
  • Summary
  • Recommended Reading List
  • Recommended Reading List
  • Post-Course Assessment
  • Post-Course Assessment
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed