This course is the third in a series of four courses included in the Job Search Skills Program that also includes Job Search Skills, Resume Writing, and Professional Etiquette. The Interviewing Skills course is intended to help you showcase your personality, strengths, interests, and abilities to potential employers. At this stage of your career exploration, you will have researched and targeted appropriate jobs and have marketed yourself to these employers with an attention-getting resume. If you have not already done so and feel you would benefit from more information about how to conduct a successful job search, or how to formulate a resume that gets you that interview, please explore the other exciting courses in this track.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Describe appropriate dress for the interview.
List and prepare for commonly asked interview questions.
List suggested questions to ask hiring managers, human resources personnel, headhunters, third parties, and so forth.
Describe techniques and tactics to study prior to your first interview.
List questions to ask yourself after the interview to evaluate your success and areas in which you can improve.
List tips to manage the phone interview.
Develop an effective strategy for negotiating salary issues.
Describe how to negotiate an offer wisely.
More info: http://www.saylor.org/courses/prdv103/