How to Prepare for Your Upcoming Job Interview?
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Ace your upcoming interview in a step by step teaching fashion
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Last updated 6/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 7 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Ace your upcoming job interview.
  • Learn in a Step by Step Teaching method how to prepare for an upcoming job interview.
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Requirements
  • None. Everything will be covered in detail.
Description

Updates:

  • Now with over 100 questions and answers for practice.
  • Added a 107-page workbook to compliment the course and slides.

Let us help you ace your upcoming job interview.

Congratulations

Congratulations on starting the journey towards a new job. Whether you are starting your new career, changing your career, moving in your current company or just looking for something new, CONGRATULATIONS.

GREAT JOB ON GETTING TO THIS FIRST IMPORTANT STEP

The Bad News

The entire interview process can get stressful. From phone interviews, to on site interviews, to avoiding nervousness be becoming confident, to learning about the company, to wearing the right clothes etc. etc. etc. - there is a lot going on.

THE ENTIRE PROCESS OF INTERVIEWING CAN BE OVERWHELMING

The Bigger Problem

Lack of confidence before an interview. The # 1 reason why people fail at an interview. 

Coursetake’s 8 x 3 Step Interview Preparation Plan to Ace Your Upcoming Job Interview

To ace your job interview at, we propose an 8 x 3 Interview mastery plan that consists of 8 core steps and 3 acceleration steps.

  • The 8 Core Steps – Follow one step at a time.
    • Step 1 – Figure out the interview process.
    • Step 2 – Study the industry in detail.
    • Step 3 – Study the company in detail.
    • Step 4 – Study the Job Description in detail.
    • Step 5 – Study the Main Question Types.
    • Step 6 – Practice, Practice, Practice.
    • Step 7 – Ask the Right Questions.
    • Step 8 – Get Ready for Interview Day.
  • The 3 Acceleration Steps – Follow throughout the process.
    1. Get Motivated
    2. Get Organized
    3. Stay Consistent

We’ve done the work for you

  1. We know how to research the interview process for a specific job title in a company.
  2. We know how to research an industry.
  3. We know how to research a company.
  4. We know exactly how to study the job description.
  5. We know exactly how to answer every question asked in a job interview.
  6. We will tell you exactly how you should practice.
  7. We know exactly what questions you should ask.
  8. We know exactly what you need to do on interview day.

More Importantly

  1. We know exactly how you should work on your confidence and avoid any nervousness during your interview.
  2. We know exactly how you should be organized.
  3. We know exactly how you should stay consistent.

How to Prepare for Your Upcoming Job Interview Preparation Course

This class is purely about preparing for an upcoming Job Interview.

My aim is to take you through a systematic process one step at a time to help you ace this upcoming interview.

Whether it’s on the phone, in person, or through video.

Whether it’s your group interview or individual interview.

My approach will be to first teach you a lesson (modules) and then give you homework for you to complete.

This class consists of worksheets and slides, along with the video lectures, that you can download.

I’ve seen that the most successful candidates are the ones who NOT ONLY follow the lessons, but do the homework at the end of it all.

THIS COURSE WILL BE COMBINE THEORY AND PRACTICE TO HELP YOU SUCCEED.

About Coursetake

Our Mission is to help students ace their upcoming interview.

We do that through job title and company specific interview training. Over 500,000 students helped in over 100 countries. 

We are all hiring managers. We will give you the hiring manager’s perspective. The person who is going to write you a paycheck. Not recruiters or human resources.

What will you get as part of this course?

  1. 369-page slide on how to ace your upcoming interview.
  2. 3 hours of video to walk you through everything.
  3. 107-page workbook to complement the slides.
  4. 24/7 email support whenever you want it.
  5. Tons of Frameworks and over 100 Questions and Answers for Practice 

Sample Questions and Answers Covered as Part of this Course

  1. Why do you want to work for us? 

  2. How do you feel you can help our company/organization? 

  3. If you were choosing someone for this job, what kind of person would you select? 

  4. If you could have your choice of any job, what would you do? 

  5. Why do you want to go into the ______________ field? 

  6. If you feel you have any weakness with regard to this job, what would it be? 

  7. What do you expect in this job that you were not getting in your past jobs? 

  8. What does your spouse think about the kind of work you do? How about this job? 

  9. How do you feel about evening work? 

  10. Assuming we make you an offer, what do you see as your future? 

  11. How would you handle this problem? (After interviewer describes problem) 

  12. Are you considering other positions at this time? How does this one compare with them? 

  13. Why did you leave your last job? 

  14. How long have you been out of work? 

  15. What have you been doing since you left your last job? 

  16. How did you like working at ____________company? Why? 

  17. What are your short range/long range goals? How do you expect to meet them? 

  18. What does success mean to you? How do you judge it? 

  19. What are the things that motivate you? 

  20. Do you plan to get further education, degrees? 

  21. What have you done to improve yourself during the last year? 

  22. How do you spend your spare time? 

  23. Tell me about your health. 

  24. If you could re live your last 15 years, what changes would you make? 

  25. Tell me about your greatest achievement / disappointment in life. 

  26. What are some of your weaknesses? 

  27. What did you like best/least about your last job? 

  28. In your last job, how much of the work did you do on your own, and how much as part of a team? Which did you enjoy more? 

  29. What are some of the more difficult problems you encountered in your past jobs? How did you solve them? 

  30. Did you ever make any suggestions to management? What happened? 

  31. What do you think management could do to make you function more effectively as an employee? 

  32. What has kept you from progressing as fast as you would have liked? 

  33. Tell me about your family. 

  34. What does your husband/wife do? 

  35. What else do you think I should know about you? 

  36. Tell me about the best/worst boss you ever had. 

  37. Everybody likes to criticize. What do people criticize about you? 

  38. Everybody has pet peeves. What are yours? 

  39. What is your leadership style? 

  40. Are you geographically mobile, either now, or in the future? 

  41. Isn’t this a career switch? 

  42. Do you think your education qualifies you for this position? (When applicant does not have a degree.) 

  43. You don’t have the experience/background for this position. How could you handle it? 

  44. We were thinking of an older/younger person for this job. 

  45. You are overqualified for this position, aren’t you? 

  46. Salary questions, early in the interview:
  47. What are your financial needs? 

  48. What is the minimum salary you would accept? 

  49. What is your salary history? 

  50. Are there any questions you would like to ask about the job/company? 

  51. We have all the information we need. We’ll be in touch with you. 

  52. We don’t feel that you have what we are looking for. 

  53. Tell me about yourself. 

  54. How long have you been looking for a new position? 

  55. Why are you considering leaving your current position? 

  56. What did you wish to accomplish in your current job but were unable to do? Why? 

  57. What will your current supervisor say about your performance (or most recent pat supervisor)? 

  58. What will your colleagues say about you? 

  59. How would your subordinates describe you? 

  60. What did your most recent performance appraisal say about the quality of your performance? 

  61. Have you ever been fired or resigned from a position? 

  62. What is the greatest value you bring to this organization? 

  63. What are your immediate, 5-year and 10-year goals? 

  64. Define your leadership and management style? 

  65. Define your decision-making style? 

  66. Define your success in problem solving? 

  67. Tell me about your communication skills? 

  68. Tell me about your negotiation skills? 

  69. What systems and software do you know? 

  70. What are the greatest contributors to your success? 

  71. How do you deal with stressful situations? (Describe a highly stressful situation you experienced at work within the past 12 months and how you handled it.) 

  72. What is the #1 achievement of your career? 

  73. What are the top 5 contributions you have made during your career? 

  74. What are your greatest strengths? 

  75. What are your limitations? 

  76. What motivates you to perform and excel? 

  77. Do you consider yourself a leader or a follower? 

  78. Are you a risk taker? 

  79. How do you determine or evaluate success? 

  80. What is the worst mistake you ever made on the job and how did you remedy the situation? 

  81. What have you learned from your mistakes? 

  82. If you could change something about your life, what would it be and why? 

  83. What are your views on continuing education? For yourself? For your employees? 

  84. Who was your most valuable mentor and why? 

  85. When you are hiring, what do you look for as the most important attribute in a candidate? 

  86. Have you ever had a supervisor you did not get along with and how did you manage the relationship? 

  87. Have you ever had to fire someone for poor performance? How did you manage the situation? 

  88. What are you looking for in a new opportunity? 

  89. How would you describe your ideal position? 

  90. What other positions are you interviewing for? 

  91. Is job security a prime consideration for you? 

  92. How long do you expect to stay with our company? 

  93. Suppose that we were to offer you the position today. If you could have only two other employees working with you to build this company, what would those individuals be responsible for and why? 

  94. What will you bring to this position that another candidate will not? 

  95. Are you willing to travel? How often? 

  96. What is your expectation for number of hours to be worked each week? 

  97. Why are you interested in our company? 

  98. What type of person would you hire for this position? 

  99. Why should we hire you? 

  100. What are your compensation requirements?
Who is the target audience?
  • Candidates preparing for an upcoming job interview.
  • Students who are interested in learning more about how to ace an interview.
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60 Lectures
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Introduction
7 Lectures 39:31

In this video, we will introduce the course. 

Introduction
04:53

In this video, we will go through the entire course outline.

The Course Outline
04:46

In this video, we will describe the entire interview mastery framework. This will be the basis of the plan you will follow. 

The Interview Mastery Framework
10:53

Here, we will put together a preparation calendar to keep you on track. 

Putting Together a Preparation Calendar
09:36

In this video, we will go through the Coursetake team and our philosophy around interview preparation. 

About Coursetake
02:30

In this video, we will walk through how to make the best out of this program. 

How to make the best of the program?
06:51

In this lecture, we will place all downloads for the course.

Downloads
00:02
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The 3 Acceleration Steps
4 Lectures 51:09

In this video, we will go through how to get motivated through your interview process.

Get Motivated - The Process is Mechanical
14:46

In this video, we will continue our discussion on getting motivated and we will show you how to position yourself as a solution to the company’s problems. 

Get Motivated - You are the Solution
09:36

In this video, we will show you how to avoid nervousness in an interview and should you how to be more confident. 

Get Motivated - You are Confident
11:41

Finally, we will show you how to get organized and stay consistent throughout your interview process. 

Get Organized and Stay Consistent
15:06
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Step 1 – Figure Out the Interview Process
2 Lectures 18:11

In this video, we will talk about the generic interview process in the industry. 

Step 1 - Interview Process
15:29

In this video, we will discuss the interview process at your target company, so that your expectations going into the interview are clear. 

The Interview Process at Your Target Company
02:42
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Step 2 – Study the industry
7 Lectures 32:51

We will study the high-level process to study the industry. 

Step 2 - Study the Industry - Introduction
03:03

In this video, we will discuss details of the industry that you must research in before your interview. 

Step 2 - Study the Industry - Industry and Details
07:41

In this video, we will research titles and levels in the industry. 

Step 2 - Study the Industry - Titles and Levels
04:32

In this video, we will research various pay packages in the industry. 

Step 2 - Study the Industry - Pay Packages
03:14

In this video, we will study the interview process in the industry and make sure we’re prepared for other interviews that we may have. 

Step 2 - Study the Industry - Interview Process
04:51

Finally, we will study more companies and prepare a target list for the future. 

Step 2 - Study the Industry - Target Companies
04:33

Here, we will discuss your Target Company’s industry in detail, so that you’re prepared for your upcoming interview at your Target Company.

Studying your Target Company’s industry
04:57
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Step 3 – Study the Target Company
12 Lectures 51:19

Here we will introduce the process to study your target company.

Step 3 - Study the Company – Introduction
03:30

We will first start by understanding the mission and vision of a company. 

Step 3 - Study the Company - Mission and Vision
04:20

In this video, we will show you how to research the culture and values of the company. 

Step 3 - Study the Company - Culture and Values
04:16

In this video, we will study the company’s products and services. 

Step 3 - Study the Company - Products and Services
02:56

Here, we will study the company’s customers. 

Step 3 - Study the Company – Customers
03:47

Then we will study the company’s competitors. 

Step 3 - Study the Company – Competitors
01:50

In this video, we will study the company’s management team. 

Step 3 - Study the Company - Management Team
03:27

We will then look at a company’s financials/metrics. 

Step 3 - Study the Company - Financials/Metrics
05:55

We will then study the company’s future plans.  

Step 3 - Study the Company - Future Plans
02:44

We will learn in this video how to study news/rumors about the company. 

Step 3 - Study the Company - News/Rumors
03:10

Finally, we will learn how to study the interviewers before the interview. 

Step 3 - Study the Company – Interviewers
07:01

In this video, we will look at how to apply our framework to your Target Company before your upcoming interview. 

Studying your Target Company
08:23
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Step 4 – Study the Job Description at your Target Company
4 Lectures 20:51

We will study the importance of studying the job description in this video. 

Step 4 - Study the Job Description – Introduction
06:12

In this video, we will teach you how to the read the job description.

Step 4 - Study the Job Description - How to Read the Job Description?
06:41

In this video, we will discuss what to do when you don’t have certain requirements in the job description. 

Step 4 - Study the Job Description - What if I don't have requirements in
04:47

In this video, we will discuss how to study the job description at your Target Company.

Studying the Job Description at your Target Company
03:11
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Step 5 – Study the Main Question Types
12 Lectures 01:50:17

We will start by learning about YOU and how to ensure you represent yourself well to your future employer. 

Step 5 - Main Questions - Research on YOU
10:39

In this video, we will discuss the first type of question that you should prepare for – “Tell me about yourself”.

Step 5 - Main Questions - "Tell me about yourself questions"
17:30

In this video, we will discuss the second type of question that you should prepare for – “Why”.

Step 5 - Main Questions - "Why questions"
13:32

In this video, we will discuss the third type of question that you should prepare for – “Goals”.

Step 5 - Main Questions - "Goals questions"
07:24

In this video, we will discuss the fourth type of question that you should prepare for – “Strengths and Weaknesses”.

Step 5 - Main Questions - "Strengths and Weaknesses questions"
11:03

In this video, we will discuss the fifth type of question that you should prepare for – “Tell me about a time”.

Step 5 - Main Questions - "Tell me about a time"
10:21

Here, we will show you how to answer, “Tell me about a time” questions by taking specific examples.

Step 5 - Main Questions - Example "Tell me about a time"
09:24

In this video, we will teach you how to prepare for the “Tell me about a time” question type. 

Step 5 - Main Questions - How to Prepare "Tell me about a time"
05:29

In this video, we will discuss the sixth type of question that you should prepare for – “Cultural”.

Step 5 - Main Question Types - "Cultural" Questions
05:26

In this video, we will discuss the seventh type of question that you should prepare for – “Resume”.

Step 5 - Main Question Types - "Resume" Questions
03:00

In this video, we will discuss the eight type of question that you should prepare for – “What would you do”.

Step 5 - Main Question Types - "What would do questions" Questions
11:29

In this video, we will discuss a bonus money question type that you should prepare for.

Step 5 - Bonus Money Questions
05:00
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Step 6 – Practice Questions and Answers
2 Lectures 17:24

In this video, we will discuss how to practice for your upcoming interview. 

Step 6 – Practice
11:00

In this video, we will discuss questions and answers that you should prepare for, for your upcoming interview at your Target Company.

Top Questions and Answers at your Target Company
06:24
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Step 7 – Ask the Right Questions
3 Lectures 15:07

In this video, we will discuss a framework to ask the right questions during your interview. 

Step 7 - Ask the Right Questions - Introduction
04:40

In this video, we will walk through sample questions that you can ask as part of your interview at your Target Company.

Step 7 - Ask the Right Questions - Sample Questions
05:47

In this video, we will walk through questions that you should not ask when interviewing with your Target Company.

Step 7 - Ask the Right Questions - Questions to NOT Ask
04:40
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Step 8 – Get Ready for Interview Day
6 Lectures 59:56

In this video, we will give you some special tips for interview day and how to tackle the different interview types.

Step 8 - Get Ready for I Day - Special Tips
26:38

In this video, we will talk about how to ace the onsite interview.

Step 8 - Get Ready for I Day - Special Tips for the Onsite Interview
09:10

In this video, we will discuss your social media profiles and what you should do before interview

Step 8 - Get Ready for I Day - Social Media
05:04

In this video, we will discuss your interview day checklist to ensure you are on track before your big day. 

Step 8 - Get Ready for I Day - Interview Checklist
01:19

In this video, we will discuss how to follow up with your interviewers after your interview is over. 

Step 8 - Get Ready for I Day - Follow Up
07:25

In this video, we will give you some last-minute tips and tricks to ensure you ace your upcoming interview.

Step 8 - Get Ready for I Day - Last Minute Tips and Tricks
10:20
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Coursetake Interview Preparation
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Company and Job Title Specific Interview Preparation

At coursetake, our mission is to give students and professionals a world class education on preparing for the workforce.

WE DO THAT BY CREATING HIGH QUALITY CURATED INTERVIEW AND CAREER PREPARATION COURSES THAT SPECIFICALLY USE A STEP-BY-STEP TEACHING APPROACH. OUR FOCUS IS COMPANY AND JOB TITLE SPECIFIC INTERVIEW PREPARATION.

Whether you are a student looking to start your career or an experienced professional looking to switch jobs, whether outside or within your current organization, we have something for you at coursetake.

Our instructors have interviewed for more than 10 years in the industry. They have worked at large companies like Microsoft, Groupon and a number of smaller startups as hiring managers. They have worked across the industry in technology, financial services, retail etc. They've got degrees in Business, Computer Science and Engineering.

WE ARE A TEAM OF PEOPLE LOCATED IN SEATTLE WHO BELIEVE IN PROVIDING YOU WITH THE ABSOLUTE BEST ORGANIZED INTERVIEW PREPARATION CONTENT.

With coursetake, we now bring this talent directly to you.