Being successful at interviews is not rocket science. It's actually quite simple. It requires preparation, studying and following the 10 Steps in this course.
This course will allow you to master the skills you need to excel at interviews and move to the next phase of your professional career (a new job). And best of all you will be able to accomplish this in a short period of time with real-life, proven principles based on years of experience, research and observation. No need for investing long hours studying about interviews. This course has been designed from the ground up to ensure a smooth, succinct and effective learning experience.
What will you learn?
Why take this course?
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How will this help you?
What are people saying about this course?
"I loved it!. Simple, to the point and really effective. I highly recommend." -Luisa
"Excellent course, very comprehensive content that for sure will help many people to improve their performance when being interviewed. Terrific job Mauricio. Congrats !!!" -Cesar
"Clear steps and explanations. Useful tips and tricks to prepare and perform better in job interviews! It makes me more confident for my next interview!" -Nanning
Who is behind this course?
An Interview Expert and serial entrepreneur, techie, life hacker, expert Project Manager and MBA (x2).
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Through the 10 Steps for a Successful Interview course you will learn key concepts such as differentiation and the art of selling, since at an interview you are essentially selling yourself. But we will go beyond that, from rituals and tools, to activities, concepts, examples and reflections. So take the course now to learn what all of this means in more detail and how you can apply it to become the preferred candidate in any recruitment process.
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This lecture will cover the Introduction to the course:
You will learn about your Instructor and his background and how his experience with interviews will help you to get the job!
This lecture will cover the Basics of an interview and what you need to to prior to going to an interview. All focusing on the minimum, the points you have to get right.
This lecture will continue to walk you though the Basics but will now shift to what happens during and after the interview.
You will learn about the different types of interview and how to approach them, starting with the Phone Call interview a very typical and early stages interview and generally the first interview in a recruitment process.
You will learn how to approach Skype interviews effectively, the Do's and the Don'ts. And I will also walk you through how to manage an interview with a Recruiter and what you can expect in that scenario.
This lecture will cover the last three types of interviews. Generally the most complex and the ones where most decisions are actually made. You will learn about each one and how to approach them effectively.
This lecture will cover one of the future trends of interviews, interviews in Virtual Reality. You will learn what is happening in the market with Virtual Reality, how it will impact our life and why you will end up having an Interview in VR at some point.
You will learn what the concept of Due Diligence means, why it's so important and which tools you can use in that process. It has to do with research and prep work prior to an interview, a key step to success.
Through this practical activity you will apply one of the key concepts learnt in this course: Due Diligence.
You will learn about key activities that will help you prepare for success in an interview. I will walk you through reflecting on potential scenarios and how you would approach them.
You will learn about the concept of Core Competency Interview Questions and how to prepare for those questions. You will be able to prepare for success by going through potential questions you could face in an interview.
You will learn to get out of your comfort zone and prepare for the hard questions. This will be like a good workout in the gym.
You will learn how to practice and why even the rock starts practice, why it's so important. You will also learn to review, reflect and adjust.
You will learn that in an interview you are a product, you are a brand and how you sell yourself will make the difference between you getting the job and not getting it. You will also learn about the importance of being compelling and developing trust.
This lecture will continue to walk you through the Art of Selling, now focusing on providing evidence, agreeing with the interviewer, among other key concepts.
You will learn to engage your interviewers during the interview. So basically how to do it, how you can showcase expertise and how to learn and adapt in real time during the interview. An important skill for success.
This lecture will cover the different types of feedback and how you can leverage on each one.
In a nutshell, I'm a serial entrepreneur, techie, life hacker, expert PM and MBA (x2). But at heart, I'm also an Educator.
Mauricio in Numbers
Founded or co-founded 3 business startups (in the last 6 years).
Invested in 5 personal startups.
Studied 2 MBAs and 1 Bachelor of Engineering.
Traveled to 10 Countries and lived in 4.
Lives in a beautiful city, ranked 5th best place to live in the world.
Works for a prestigious University, ranked in the Top 1% in the world.
Worked for a Fortune 500 company (Johnson&Johnson) for 6 years. During that time received a High Performance and Global Leadership award.
Was in the Top 40 in the world that were part of J&J's Global Operations Leadership Development program inaugural class.
Speaks 3 languages (English, Spanish and Portuguese).
Has 2 siblings, 23 cousins, 6 uncles and 8 aunts.
My passion for entrepreneurship, technology and education started when I was just a kid. By the time I was 15 I had already started three businesses: candy commercialization at school, newspaper recycling in my community and car washing for family and friends. I had also moved from Colombia (South America) to the U.S. to experience first-hand the American culture, something I was always curious about. By the time I had reached my 20’s I had moved on to a knowledge based business, teaching English. And during my 20’s and 30’s I got married, became a self-taught investor, started trading stocks in the U.S., Australian and Colombian markets, traveled the world, migrated to Australia, did 2 MBAs and started all the startups listed below. I also speak three languages (English, Spanish and Portuguese), have been to over 60 cities in 10 countries & 4 continents and have also lived in Colombia, Mexico, USA and Australia (my home).
1) Udemy - 4th course launched, more to come. | Knowledge turned into useful / commercially viable courses
2) Numbby - Shutdown | a crowdsourced/curated source of data, statistics and everything in numbers.
3) Todoenbienes – Shutdown | a social network for selling and buying products and services.
1) Global MBA with Tulane University. Studied in New Orleans (USA), Paris (France) and Beijing (China).
2) Migrated to Australia as a Permanent Resident and Skilled Professional.
3) Started a Street Performance Documentary on YouTube (you can google it, just enter "Street Performance Documentary Mauricio Rubio Parra").
4) MauricioRubio dot com – On Going | Free knowledge sharing. It's my way of giving back to the world.
5) Amazing photography - Find it on Instagram (just search "_mauriciorubio")
***Behind the Scenes
It's not all pink, ponies and rainbows. Even though I have had many successes as a person, professional and entrepreneur, I have also been rejected many times. A lot of people have not believed in my projects or ideas and have not supported me in my journey. Yet, like Jack Ma I have kept moving fwd because I strongly believe I am doing the right thing in pursuing my dreams and projects (go to youtube and search "Jack Ma rejected by Harvard"). Here is a list of the people who have rejected me recently (to name a few):
1) The prestigious University MIT, twice in 2016
2) The Boston Global Mass Challenge in 2014.
3) The Colombian Government - Trip to Silicon Valley in 2014.
The Professional (My CV)
Master of Management and Engineer with ten years’ Project Management experience (Agile certified). Expert in software and mobile development projects (including agile development and digital services) with a strong capacity to drive innovation, productivity, efficiency, improvement, growth and high performance.
Experience with Higher Education, small, mid-size and large companies; proven track record of consistently exceeding targets, delivering projects on time and within budget (flawless project execution).
I've lead course development, LMS, CMS, CRM, mobile apps, Facebook apps, web development, new product development, IT, operations, sales and procurement projects across a wide range of industries including Higher Education, IT, FMCG and Equipment industries. I also worked for the following companies:
-An Australian Go8 University, ranked in the Top 1% in the world.
-The leading Online Training provider in Australia: e3Learning, part of Open Universities Australia which has big clients such as Qantas, IGA and Tupperware.
-A Colombian compact and heavy equipment distributor: ETECOL, part of Doosan and Bobcat a global company with Billions of dollars in sales.
-An American high tech startup with important clients such as NASA, the White House and the U.S. Department of Defense.
-An American Fortune 500 company: Johnson&Johnson one of the biggest and most respected brands in the world.
Master of Management - Tulane University
MBA - ICESI University
Bachelor of Engineering - Javeriana University
User Innovation - MIT
Data Wise: A Collaborative Process to Improve Learning & Teaching - Harvard University
"I'm not an ideal man, but a man of ideas" -Khodorkovsky