Nail Your Graduate Job Interviews

The ultimate blueprint for job interview success. Learn what employers actually want - from an expert recruiter.
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

Graduate job interviews are the gateway to a successful life and career. But each year, 1000s of graduates like YOU are totally underprepared for this critical step.

It's a competitive battleground, with an average of THIRTY NINE applicants per graduate role. So much so that 1 in 5 graduates are currently unemployed more than six months after university.

Learn how to be successful in your job interviews – and get your career off to a flying start.

Our course gives you the complete guide to nailing your graduate job interviews.

It's taught by Ed Thompson, a recruiter who has conducted over TWO HUNDRED job interviews, as well as managing corporate internship and apprenticeship programs.

With this inside knowledge you'll be at a HUGE advantage when it comes to impressing employers and getting the job you want!

After taking the course you will:

  • be confident, instead of nervous, about your job interviews
  • know what employers want, and be able to deliver this with ease
  • start finding that employers want YOU, not just the other way round

Together, we'll cover the complete job interview process.

In our course, you'll find out how to become a superstar graduate interviewee.

First we'll look at the crucial steps before your interviews – how to set the odds massively in your favor before you even get to the interview stage.

Then we'll go deep on the interview itself, giving you examples and tools that YOU can use to make a great impression and get that dream job.

Lastly, we'll look at what to do after your interviews, including when and how to follow up with an employer.

Start learning now – in under two hours you'll turn yourself into a confident, effective, and highly professional interviewee.

What are the requirements?

  • No prior knowledge needed - just the realization that job interview technique is ultra important, and a willingness to practice the techniques we'll teach you

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Confidently approach any graduate job interview
  • Significantly improve your chances of success
  • Easily stand out as a top level, highly compelling candidate
  • Know what REALLY impresses employers
  • Prepare and practice effectively
  • Make a great first impression
  • Adopt highly effective interview body language
  • Answer and ask questions impressively
  • Follow up with employers professionally

Who is the target audience?

  • Our course is for recent graduates and current students who want to turbocharge their employability and get a great job

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Learn how the course and the individual lessons are structured, so you can get the most out of it. As you'll find out, each lesson is structured and signposted in the same way - making it super easy to use and learn from the course.

Section 2: Before Your Interview

When you find out how to really use the job description effectively, magic happens. The magic? You'll know how to do the interviewers' work for them.


Researching organizations is VITAL. Learn how to do it thoroughly and methodically in this lesson, and use the downloadable tool to help maximize your own research.


This is a step that many people skip over - yet it pays BIG dividends later on. Learn the importance of thinking through what YOU want - and how to do it effectively.


Fortunately, practising for interviews is easy and totally worth it - here's how. Know how to practice smart and you'll be confident and persuasive in the real thing!


One of the secrets of great interviewees lies in MINDSET. Who knew there was a right and a wrong mindset for interview success? Find out what they are in this lesson. This could make all the difference.

Section 3: During Your Interview

Don't fall at the first hurdle. Time management sounds basic, but it's easy to trip up. Watch this lesson and you'll be fine.


Interviews often make us nervous. But that's not always such a bad thing, as you'll see in this lesson. Get tips on how to stay cool, and harness that adrenaline.


First impressions can make or break your job interview. Follow these steps to look professional and impress.


More than 50% of communication is body language. Follow our Do's and Dont's and you'll be massively boosting your chances of getting hired.


Giving crisp, effective answers is essential - but who ever told you how to do this well? Us - in this lesson.


Learn how to convince the employer that you're a great fit for the role. It's surprisingly simple.


Many job applicants forget that it's CRUCIAL to convince recruiters that you want THEIR advertised job - not just any old job that pays the bills. In this lesson you'll learn some easy tactics for demonstrating your enthusiasm.


Ed has interviewed 100s of applicants. Here he shares maybe his most powerful insider tips for how to impress an employer.


Everyone has a secret weapon when it comes to interviews, yet many people choose not to use it. More insider advice from Ed here.

Section 4: After Your Interview

How and when to follow up.


What happens if you don't get feedback on how you did? Doesn't matter - in this lesson, you'll learn how to review your own performance to make sure you continually improve.

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Instructor Biography

up timize, Soft Skills Experts

uptimize has a simple mission: to make access to relevant and transformative soft skills training available to anyone, anywhere.

Soft skills like networking, interviewing or communication are THE most important of all skills to our lives and careers; they are the foundation on which all other skills rest and rely.

With uptimize courses, you'll learn skills as important to your career as anything you learned at school or university.

Use our super high quality, employer-endorsed courses to quickly and effectively master the key soft skills that everyone needs and most people never get taught!

Start learning now to develop YOUR skills.

uptimize was founded by Oxford graduate Ed Thompson in 2014. Ed is an experienced executive and businessman who rose to join the Leadership Team of a $100m/year revenue tech company by the age of just 28. Previously he had held positions in management consulting and private equity. Ed is passionate about soft skills, having founded the groundbreaking apprenticeships program 'Tech City Stars' in east London, and has vast experience 'at the coalface' of soft skills in business, having personally interviewed over 200 job applicants during his career.

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