To be a standout candidate in today’s highly competitive job market, you need to prepare well before an interview, whether on the phone, in person, or virtual. This course will introduce students to the necessary steps they should take to leave a lasting impression at their next interview.
Students will receive instruction in what research they should undertake about a potential employer before attending an interview, including skills and experience valued by the employer, the company’s culture, mission, and values, and other relevant details. Insight will be provided on how to best dress for an interview to leave an appropriate impression and portray good body language (i.e., sitting properly in a seat). The difference between behavioral and competency-based interviews will be examined. Guidance will be provided on the recommended behaviours to adopt and avoid before, during, and after an interview. Students will have an opportunity to practice general, entry-level, situational, and personality interview questions and become familiar with some of the most common job interview questions and answers. Sample interview questions will be provided.
Areas of Focus:
- Pre-Interview Research
- Interview Attire
- Body Language Tips
- Introduction to Behavioral and Competency Based Interviews
- Interview Do’s and Don’ts
- Interview Questions
- Common Interview Mistakes
Offering 1WS22: Thursday, Mar 24 2022, 1:00 to 3:30pm, FVCE Classroom #104, 20641 Logan Ave Langley
Offering 2WS22: Wednesday, Jun 1 2022, 6:30pm to 9:00pm, FVCE Classroom #104, 20641 Logan Ave Langley
Cathy Moleschi is a professional business writer with 30+ years of experience. She specializes in business communications, resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation and is a well-respected and trusted Fraser Valley business owner. Her love of the written word started as a child when she would often hide for hours under her covers, flashlight in hand, devouring books late into the night.
Her business, Langley Writing Services, has prepared over 900 resumes and cover letters for customers across all industries, from entry-level positions to CEO. Passionate about seeing her clients reach their career dreams, Cathy has been helping job seekers land new opportunities, impress in interviews, and gain coveted promotions since 2013. She accomplishes this by accurately conveying her clients’ accomplishments, experience, and true nature succinctly and professionally to attract potential recruiters, hiring managers and pass Applicant Tracking Systems.
With strong communication, business, sales, corporate training, and speaking background gained over three decades, Cathy prides herself on being a leader in her field, setting the stage for her client’s success, and helping others express their thoughts and feelings. She holds a Marketing Management Diploma from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Cathy offers various other services such as business presentations, biographies, persuasive communications, advocacy, biography, copywriting, and speech writing services.
When not hard at work at her desk, you can find Cathy spending time with her adorable grandchildren, visiting with friends, camping with her beloved husband, volunteering at a local hospice, and crafting poetry and short stories.
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