Interview Skills Training for Interviewee

Although there is no set format that every job interview will follow, there are some questions that you can almost guarantee will crop up. Look the part. Stay calm. Ask questions. We can help.

Course Details

As an interviewee, you are competing in a very tight and competitive jobs market. This interview skills training course for interviewees is specific and tailored to meet your individual needs. Planning and preparing for that all important interview is essential and this interview skills training course will give you the confidence as well as the competitive advantage to being successful in that all important jobs interview.

Our service is provided locally in Thurles Chamber Enterprise Centre on the LIT Campus, Thurles (The home of GAA) and can also be provided nationwide through skype or over the phone:

Interview Skills Training

Watch our Video on The most common questions asked in a job interview

Do visit the following pages for interview tips, Everything You Need For A Successful Interview and What are the ten most common questions asked at graduate interviews?

I would recommend the following books, Why You?: 101 Interview Questions You'll Never Fear Again Paperback – 5 Jan 2017 by James Reed  (Author)

James Reed is the Chairman of REED, the recruitment specialists. He first joined the company in 1992 after graduating from Harvard Business School; since then REED has more than quadrupled in size and has become the number one job site in the UK and Europe. REED now receives more than 46 million job applications a year and has delivered over 100 programmes helping more than 140,000 long-term unemployed people back into work. James is a co-author of Put Your Mindset to Work, winner of the 'Commuter's Read' prize at the CMI Management Book Awards 2012. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

I would also recommend, "The Competency Question Book for Job Interviews: - the definitive guide to answering competency questions" Paperback – 22 Jul 2014 by Mike New (Author)

Wanting a real job or career but struggling with competency interviews such as " Give me an example of when you have problem-solved." " Tell me about a time when you have shown initiative"? This book will help you perform brilliantly at them and also complete winning competency application forms. It has 14 in-depth answers and many short examples. It will explain what competency interviews are and help you to realise that you have many more skills and experiences than you realise. By a close analysis of the job advert and job description and by cross-reference to your Experiences Autobiography, you can then prepare for those interviews...... With a background in Careers Guidance, Jobcentres and Recruitment, I've helped hundreds of ordinary people like YOU into work and you can join that fast-growing list. - I've helped job seekers, job changers, school-leavers, graduates and labour-market returners to land their desired job and progress up the career ladder. - Very useful not only to job seekers but to anyone working in Human Resources / Personnel, Careers Guidance work, Training or Management who needs to know the competencies their employees ought to display.

I would also recommend, Case Interview Secrets: A Former McKinsey Interviewer Reveals How to Get Multiple Job Offers in Consulting Paperback – 20 Apr 2012 by Victor Cheng  (Author)

In Case Interview Secrets, you'll discover step-by-step instructions on how to dominate what many consider to be the most complex, most difficult, and most intimidating corporate job interview in the world—the infamous case interview. Victor Cheng, a former McKinsey management consultant, reveals his proven, insider's method for acing the case interview. Having personally secured job offers from McKinsey, Bain & Company, Monitor, L.E.K, Oliver Wyman, and A.T. Kearney, he has also been a McKinsey case interviewer—providing you with a hands-on, real-world perspective on what it really takes to land job offers.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this one to one session clients will be able to:

•Gain confidence and assertiveness which will help overcome your nerves at an interview - something we all have!

Gain a greater knowledge and insight as to how the interview process works

• Identify and highlight your stengths to market yourself

• Create a more positive mental attitude

• Prepare for the interview and developing your approach

• Create rapport and presence

• Respond to competency based questions

• Know how to answer difficult questions

• Know how to ask ‘powerful’ questions that help sell you

• Have the opportunity to have a mock interview and get constructive feedback

• Preare for that big day – Your Interview

• Creat a ‘post-interview’ checklist and learning from the experience

• Successful network