Powerful Job Interview Techniques for Mid-Career
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Powerful Job Interview Techniques for Mid-Career

Be at your peak during your job interview and land a great job!
4.3 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
23 students enrolled
Created by John Jackson
Last updated 10/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Feel comfortable and confident during job interviews
  • Arrange job interviews at the best times of day, and optimal times during the interview cycle.
  • Answer the most commonly asked questions in job interviews with confidence.
  • Respond to questions within your unique disciple to your greatest advantage.
  • Field questions about your shortcomings with the "acknowledge and redirect" method.
  • Share powerful job experience stories that will illustrate your knowledge, skills and potential.
  • Follow up effectively after the job interview.
  • Get the job of your dreams!
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Requirements
  • All you need is the desire to excel in your next interview, and get a great job!
Description

Learn how to be relaxed and confident, give the best professional impression, and respond effectively to questions during your job interviews.  You will master methods to perform targeted research, prepare your responses, and practice key answer techniques that will dramatically improve your interview skills, and increase your job offers.

Build Your Interview Skills So That You Can Land Your Dream Job

  • Learn how to prepare for the five types of job interviews
  • Optimize your answers to commonly asked interview questions
  • Integrate powerful job experience stories to highlight your greatest strengths
  • Understand how hiring managers make hiring decisions
  • Master ways to feel calm and confident before and during an interview

Feel in Control of the Job Interview Process

To be successful in today’s job market, you need to be a master of many insider techniques. Learning how and when to schedule your job interview starts the momentum in your direction. By understanding the interview type and context you can properly research the position, customize your presentation, and prepare for the interview with confidence.

Do you feel nervous during a job interview? You will master several techniques to calm the mind, build self-confidence and focus your presentation skills, so that you can be at the top of your game during your next interview. 

Content and Overview

To be successful in today’s job market, you need to be a master of many insider techniques. Learning how and when to schedule your job interview starts the momentum in your direction. By understanding the interview type and context you can properly research the position, customize your presentation, and prepare for the interview with confidence.

Do you feel nervous during a job interview? You will master several techniques to calm the mind, build self-confidence and focus your presentation skills, so that you can be at the top of your game during your next interview.

Content and Overview

This concise course of 13 lectures includes many homework exercises and quizzes that help you practice and apply your skills when you need them most. The course is designed for people who are mid-career, and ready move up their career ladder. The interview process encompasses much more than the interview itself.  The job interview starts the moment you get a call to schedule the interview, and concludes with your follow up days after the interview, and we cover it all here.

We start by discussing the optimal times of day, and the best times in the search cycle to schedule your interview, which can dramatically improve your chances of an offer. Then you will learn all the steps to most effectively research the employer, the open position, and the hiring manager, which will shape all of your responses during the interview.  We also discuss how to dress for the interview, and read and use body language.

A major key to a successful job interview is in the preparation of your question responses. You will learn how to most effectively respond to the common interview question that are used across all fields. We’ll also discuss how to prepare and practice for questions that will be focused on your discipline or specialty. You will learn to use job experience stories to powerfully highlight your strengths, and also master skillful techniques to respond effectively to questions about any shortcomings you may have.

Job offers go to candidates who are smooth and polished in their presentation and responses. We share with you several techniques to calm and focus your mind, and build self-confidence. Your homework assignments include several interview practice sessions with a coach or colleague to rehearse and polish all of your answers and job experience stories.

At the conclusion of a job interview you will typically be given an opportunity to ask some questions, and this is where you will learn to impress the hiring manager with your insightful questions, and how to avoid questions that could have a negative influence. You also will learn powerful follow up techniques that reinforce that you are the best candidate for the position.

You will not find any filler or long-winded lectures in this course. We give you the essential methods in clear, concise lessons packed with tips and techniques. And at the conclusion of the course you can schedule a free 30 minute personal coaching session. If you are ready to land a great job offer, get started now! 

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for mid-career professionals ready to advance their careers.
  • It is not for people just entering the job market, or senior professionals, for there are different strategies for people in these groups.
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Curriculum For This Course
13 Lectures
01:04:20
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Course Introduction
1 Lecture 02:39

We provide an overview of the structure of the course and the exercises you will complete in order to be able to ace your next job interview. 

Preview 02:39
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Pre-Interview Stragegies
2 Lectures 16:02

You will learn how to best manage the call setting up a job interview, including all the questions to ask when setting up the interview. We also lay out the overall plan for the interview itself. 

Powerful Pre-Interview Strategies
09:59

Things to know and do before a job interview

Pre-Interview Techniques Quiz
3 questions

You will be able to identify the five types of job interviews, and the unique strategies for managing each type of interview.

Mastering the Five Types of Job Interviews
06:03

Key points about the interview types

Interview Types Quiz
3 questions
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Mastering the Mind Game
2 Lectures 19:17

You will develop powerful techniques that help you to be calm, collected, and focused during the interview. 

Preparing yourself mentally for the interview
09:26

Techniques to bring you to the top of your game

Mental Preparation for the Interview
3 questions

The guided visualization helps you become calm and focused, and mentally steps you through a successful job interview. This visualization should be repeated several times before an interview, and you may download an MP3 to use on your phone or other audio player.

Guided Positive Visualization
09:51
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The Interview
6 Lectures 23:37

You will discover how to dress for an interview, use eye contact, effectively use your body language, and read the body language of the interviewers. 

How to optimize your first impression
04:02

You will understand how hiring managers make decisions when filling a position, which informs how you respond to every question. Most managers are focused on 3 areas: Personality, Aptitude and Experience. 

Preview 03:08

What is going on in the managers mind during the interview

How Hiring Managers Think
2 questions

Master your responses to the common interview questions that are frequently asked regardless of the type of position. Anticipate and develop your own discipline specific interview questions. 

Best Responses to Common Interview Questions
05:53

Develop three to five powerful job experience stories that exemplify your experience, aptitude and potential.

How to Share Your Story Effectively
03:24

Beautifully and positively address any shortcomings you may have during the job interview. 

Putting a Positive Spin on Shortcomings
02:15

At the conclusion of the interview it is important to ask specific questions, and avoid asking others. Build great credibility by asking the right questions!

Preview 04:55

Techniques for Great Responses to Interview Questions

Interview Questions Quiz
6 questions
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Wrapping Up
2 Lectures 02:45

Develop your own lessons learned from each interview, and follow up with great thank you letters. 

Following up Effectively
01:42

How to treat every interview as a learning experience. 

Course Conclusion
01:03
About the Instructor
John Jackson
4.3 Average rating
3 Reviews
23 Students
1 Course
Career and Leadership Coach

I am a certified career coach, and coach and mentor people from many walks of life and across many countries. I was on the faculty at the University of Virginia School of medicine, where I won the Dean's Teaching Award, and coached and mentored graduate students, future physicians, and colleagues for over 20 years. I have 25 years experience in senior leadership and management positions, and have founded and managed two non-profit organizations. I have been coaching professionals across North America, Europe and Latin America since 2010, and designing, building, and teaching online courses since 2005. I love what I do, and I hope you enjoy my courses!