It is often the case that whilst further education provides intellectual stimulation and academic discipline, graduates are not very well prepared for some of the realities of working life.
The experience of seeking employment and being interviewed can be quite a daunting exercise. The strategies which enabled people to survive and thrive at University may or may not always be helpful when young people start their career journeys.
This workshop seeks to help graduates to create the right personal impact and to be prepared for success at the interview stage of selection.
The objectives of the course will enable participants to:
- Establish a ‘personal’ brand
- Identify what they are good at and how these skills can be transferable
- Understand the selection interview process including how competency-based interviews work
- Recognise the importance of preparation for interviews
- Explore the importance of body language and physiology and learn ways to handle nerves and have in the moment confidence when asked potentially challenging questions
- Learn and apply some interview frameworks and techniques
- Practice being interviewed