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UMM Home > Career Services > Career Fairs > Interviewing Skills Workshop

Interviewing Skills Workshop
Posted by Irene Maloney on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
Event Date/Time: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 6:00 pm
End Date/Time: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 7:00 pm
Location: Science #1020
Interviewing Skills Workshop

What you will learn:
• How to prepare for the interview
• How to develop confidence for the interview
• The most critical interviewing mistakes of entry-level candidates
• How to prepare by writing out answers to sample questions
• Conducting mock interviews with friends
• Practice interviewing on your own
• Researching the organization you are going to be interviewing with
• How to complete library and Internet research
• What to look for when researching the employer
• How to match your skills, interests, and values to the mission and task of the organization
• How to identify a salary range and when to talk about it
• How to review your resume/cv/application in order to anticipate questions in the interview
• How to “mentally prepare” for the interview
• What to do the day before the interview
• How to dress for the interview
• What to bring to the interview
• Types of interview questions asked by employers
• How to answer behavioral-based interview questions
• Learn about the behavioral-based interview process
• How to respond to behavioral-based interview questions
• How to create a S.T.A.R. story
• Commonly asked questions in the behavioral-based interview
• Stages of the interview
• What to expect in the introductory stage, qualification/background assessment stage,
organizational information stage, and termination stage
• What three thought provoking questions should you ask of the interviewer
• How to prepare a summary statement at the end of the interview
• How to identify three strengths, weaknesses, reasons why an employer should hire you and
reasons why you want the job
• How to use InterviewStream to practice

Workshop is FREE and open to all students

Sign up in advance with Career Services:

Phone: 589-6065
Office: 110 Library (Lower Level Student Center, Tunnel Entrance)