This two-part job search course guides you on the path to career success. Based on interviews from industry professionals and seasoned recruiters, we have created a course that helps you succeed in job interviews and outshine your competitors.
This course is for both native and non-native speakers of English. Native speakers will benefit from hearing from industry professionals and recruiters and how to prepare and perform more effectively in a job interview, while non-native speakers will also benefit from the language input that is provided in each week of the course.
Taken together with Part 1, English at Work in Asia: Job Applications, CVs and Cover Letters, Part 2 of this course will help you clinch that job!
Once you have your professional knowledge and gained your experience, how you persuade others to believe that you are as good as you say you are is the challenge. Our instructors have had a 100% success rate in getting interviews and landing a job in Asia and we hope to share that experience with you. The course materials are designed based on our expertise as well as advice from accomplished professionals in the business, HR and academic field. Taking this course will bring you closer to getting that job.
By the end of the course you’ll have learned how to:
Anticipate questions and prepare for job interviews
Answer challenging interview questions
Behave and dress appropriately during interviews
Perform impressively during online interviews
Week 1: Preparing for the job interview
How you should prepare for a job interview
Find out about companies
Decide which clothes to wear
Vocabulary to discuss your hard and soft skills
Answering questions using the STAR technique
Week 2: Answering job interview questions
Avoiding mistakes during the interview
Tips to help you answer questions effectively and confidently
Understanding the importance of non-verbal communication during interviews
The importance of intonation.
Week 3: Responding to challenging job interview questions
Answering those challenging interview questions
Being able to stand out during interviews
Providing diplomatic answers to questions you would prefer had not been asked and giving yourself time to come up with an answer
Stressing key words in your replies
Week 4: Closing the job interview effectively, post interview and online interviews
Considering the questions that you, the interviewee should ask, or not ask
Deciding what you should do, or not do at the end of the interview, and after the interview
Discovering how online interviews are similar to and different from face to face interviews