Job Interview Success - Getting Your Dream Job
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Job Interview Success - Getting Your Dream Job

Discover the powerful process to wield state of mind and acting skills for any job interview
3.9 (35 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.
5,754 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Discover how to be clear headed, relaxed and alert during the interview
  • Learn how breathe work is the second key to successful interviews
  • Construct the body language that says confidence to the interviewer
  • Cultivate powerful resonance, articulation and depth to be heard by the interviewer
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  • Native English speaker or a good command of the English language
  • Open mind people who are willing to experiment and test different approaches until they find what works for them
  • Sense of humor
  • Comfortable clothes

This course will teach the student to explore and prepare for both the mental and physical parts of the job interview process. After taking this course the student will have an understanding of how the mind works from the inside out. How stress felt in the job interview is not created from the circumstance but from the thoughts they create about the event. From here the student will learn that they can ignore those thoughts and perform at a high state of mind. They will combine this state of mind with the key targeted focused acting skills required the any job interview. The student will learn the importance of breathe control to remain focused, posture, eye contact, voice exercises to clearly communicate their best self.

Over 97 % of people prepare for the job interview but ignore the most important factors. First their state of mind. With an understanding of HOW the mind works students learn to relax let go feel less stressed while in the job interview itself. Next when the student chooses from numerous acting exercises that will serve them. They come across as more confident, assured humble and likeable. They will build rapport faster with the interviewer and connect on a deeper level.

After taking this course the student will show they have the soft skills to get hired. Since they have the required hard skills to have been chosen for the interview. The job interview is never about having the proper hard skills but the suitable soft skills to get along with everyone else in the new work space.

Skip the painful learning that most new job seekers spend struggling to pass their first job interview before they realize they need help in figuring out how to do it right. I created this course because I did exactly that (30 times!) and I want you to have the chance to have an easier time being successful at your job interview.

Enjoy both PRACTICAL and INSPIRATIONAL lectures! You get everything you need in this course to beat out the other job applicants. See exactly what worked for me and how I used easy techniques to do all the things most of your competitors miss.

You can leapfrog the hundreds of hours of painful learning I spent figuring out job interview success the hard way by taking this course now!.

Who is the target audience?
  • Job Seekers
  • Employers Looking to Improve Their Interview Success
  • Students looking for the mental advantage 97% of job seekers overlook. Along with the acting skills to look and feel less stressed calm confident and in control
  • College and university graduates
  • Unemployed workers
  • People actively looking for work
  • Those returning to work
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Curriculum For This Course
3 Lectures 05:08

After taking this course you will have an understanding of the both the mental and physical skills to be better prepared for you next interview than the competition. Your state of mind is the essential missing ingredient to having a great job interview. The acting skills will allow you to make eye contact give a firm hand shake have better posture instantly develop a clear and powerful voice to communicate your ideas easily.

State of Mind with Acting Techniques are the essential amalgamation to give you that distinctive edge over the vary same people vying for the very same position.
Preview 02:59

Over the course of my adult life I have had nearly 40 different jobs. One of the key things I noticed looking back was my state of mind – having a clear head, feeling calmer more focused and less stressed allowed me to powerfully connect with the person in the room. After switching my major to drama in university I saw the power that certain acting techniques in the job interview allowed me to stand out from all the other people and get the position. I can’t tell you how to keep a job but I have the experience to help you get it.
Preview 01:33

Students can introduce themselves to their fellow students

Introduce Yourself
State of Mind - An Understanding of How the Human Mind Really Works
5 Lectures 13:56

Your mind is an amazing tool. In this section, we discuss how to use it best to maximize your chances on getting your ideal job.

Preview 01:12

After finishing this course you will understand how the mind works and in particular you will understand how to use this knowledge to give better answers to interview questions because you will be less nervous stressed and feeling more comfortable in your own skin.

Preview 03:17

Often during a Job Interview you will start to experience stress and negative emotions. Remember that both are a product of your thinking and that they mean nothing about the type of person you are for the position. Stress happens when you get tangled up in reaction (thinking) things that are out of your control! Like how well the job interview is proceeding.

Stress and Negative Feelings say Nothing about your Qualifications!

Discover how the inside out nature of life happens to us and how to use it in a job interview. 97% of people mentally over prepare for their next job interview. By the end of this module you will have an understanding of how the mind actually works. You will also learn that your experience of life really happens from the inside out and how you can use this understanding to choose which thoughts to listen to and use in your next job interview.

Mental Preparation - The Myth!

  1. Your State Of Mind is the most important factor to understand before going into any Job Interview. In particular understanding that thought and feeling are inexplicably tied together. Understand that your mind has natural ups and downs and allow yourself to experience them and not fight the emotional ride. Also know that your mind has a self correcting mechanism to clear itself out and return you to a state of clarity (less on your mind)
  2. When you experience stress or negative feelings it is only because of the thoughts associated with it. And to realize that when you do have such an experience it means nothing about the type of person you are or your qualifications for the position.
  3. Doing any type of mental preparation puts undue stress and negative feelings on your mind. When you attempt any tip, trick or techniques to calm yourself down it actually does the opposite! The best Mental Preparation is to remember your understanding of how the mind naturally works. Accept that during your next job interview you will experience, to some extent, stressful and negative feelings. Allow yourself to experience those thoughts and know that you are doing your best in the moment.
Summary of State Of Mind for the Job Interview Masterclass

Mental Preparation Quiz
1 question
Voice Vocal Exercises
5 Lectures 13:04

These exercises are important methods to be completely prepared to do your best in your job interview.

Preview 00:58

Yawning is something we all do naturally. Did you know that being proactive in your yawning efforts you can reap many benefits. Yawning takes in air and allows for your body to become more relaxed. During a Job Interview for example. Another benefit of yawning is that you get to stretch multiple groups at once.

Exercise #1 - YAWN your way to a Job!

The jaw is a big hings held together by a series of muscles. What happens during the interview process a person will clench their jaw muscles when nervous. It happens unconsciously. Fortunately, this simple exercise will allow you to relax all those muscles at once. Instantly release ANY tension associated with the jaw muscles. Males and Females will experience both a deeper resonance in their vocal sound and ease in speaking.

Exercise #2 - Jaw Shake!

Rolling your tongue will loosen up the main instrument to help you sound professional. Lots of people work on their smile or hair or makeup but often forget to work on how they sound. The Tongue Roll is the last piece of information you need to make yourself stand out from the competition. A relaxed tongue works much better and allows for it to really make a difference in how you will come across to the person interviewing you.

Exercise #3 - Tongue Roll

How many times is it suggested a person that a person do a Jaw Shake?

Voice Question!
2 questions

  1. The YAWN is the easiest of all these exercises to perform. It can be done on a moments notice. Additionally it does several things at once; gets more air into your body, stretches your face neck and chest at the same time. Finally it feels good to do at any time and is completely natural.
  2. The Jaw Shake allows for your voice to change resonance ( the depth of your voice) rather quickly. While men and women will have slightly different experience from doing this exercise. It will allow you to sound more professional quickly. Remember to be aware to not smash your teeth together.
  3. Tongue Roll is the final exercise to make your sound more professional and and get your ideas across clearly.
Body WorX
5 Lectures 11:16

It is said that communication is 55% body language, 38% sound of your voice and 7 % the actual words used. This module will give you three key Body WorX exercises to improve the way you come across with your body and communicate meaning more effectively.

Preview 01:34

An exercise where to look when you want to make eye contact but do not want to come across as staring at the person across from you.


Genuine Smile – Learn the mechanics of a real smile and how to easily make it by fake it. One exercise to command a genuine smile in 30 seconds.


Shoulder Roll. Learning how to place your shoulder in a certain way produces multiple levels of benefits from doing this one activity.

Your body language impacts your job interview success. This powerful combination increases your chances of getting that dream job.


Body WorX Quiz
1 question
2 Lectures 03:42

Leonard summarizes what you have learned and how you can use the knowledge and exercises in the course to get your dream job.

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About the Instructor
Scott Paton
4.2 Average rating
1,899 Reviews
77,970 Students
74 Courses
Executive Producer (42 Podcasts, 70+ Udemy courses), Trainer

Scott Paton has been podcasting since the spring of 2005. His podcast "Weight Loss and The Mind" hit over 375,000 subscribers in its first year and over one million downloads. He has executive produced and/or co-hosted over 35 podcasts. An internationally renowned speaker, Scott has presented to audiences from London, England to Sydney, Australia, from Vancouver, BC to New York, NY, from LA to Rwanda. Thousands of entrepreneurs and NGO's have changed their public engagement strategies based on Scott's sharing. We hope you will, too!

Scott has over 66,500 students from 176 countries taking his courses.

Scott joined Udemy in 2013. In late 2014, one of his clients inspired him to make a video course on Podcasting. He revisited Udemy and got very excited at the potential. After his course went live, Scott told his clients and many decided to make courses but needed help, so he has become a co-instructor with them, while continuing to support and build his own courses. His co-topics all include areas of life-long learning by Scott, including Stock Option Trading, Alternative Health, EFT, and Relationships.

Leonard Irwin
3.9 Average rating
35 Reviews
5,754 Students
1 Course
Job Interview Masterclass

Job interviews are stressful at the best of times. I should know as I've had over 30 jobs in my life time. Along the way I attended university and got a drama degree. What I learned there was job interviews are like auditions. Both require preparation to be chosen for the role. From this insight I started to apply powerful acting techniques, state of mind understandings and together it helped me to see how to own any job interview.

What you will learn in this class are powerfully simple instructions that will allow you to walk into your next job interview and own the space. After this course you will KNOW in your heart you will be better prepared than 97% of your competition.

I've turn around decades of failure to get work and created a course that will give you the essential tools to confidently think, sound, stand, project and impress any future job interviewer. You will own the space and wow them with your new skills at communicating on all multiple levels who you ARE and what YOU can DO for THEM!