Improve Your Interviewing Skills

Ed4Online presents Improve Your Interviewing Skills

Improve Your Interviewing Skills

Course Description

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. Materials Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You ca... Read More »

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.

Materials

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere. The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

Approvals

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.

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Course Outcomes:
  • 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
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital

Professional Association/Affiliation

Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The International Association of Continuing Education and Training is the highest quality worldwide standard for Continuing Education Unit.

https://www.iacet.org/

Method of Obtaining Certification

CEUs are displayed on the Certificate of Completion which can be downloaded upon successful completion of the course.

Additional Details

Upon completion of a course, learners will also receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
About Instructor:

Kristy Rolen

Kristy Rolen graduated from Taylor University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Social Work with an emphasis in statistical research. Throughout her career she has been employed in many positions that required technology implementation and instruction, website and online course management as well as program development. She has much experience speaking and training employees on how to successfully communicate through technology.


Course Outline

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
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
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
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

Technical Requirements

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.

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