Interview Skills Coaching

What will happen at an interview?

When you are chosen for an interview, there are many types of questions that you will face on the day and need to be prepared for. Organisations that require you to address selection criteria or capabilities as part of their application process will also base the questions they ask at the interview on these as well. Most likely, you will be asked a range of questions to demonstrate your skills and abilities in relation to the criteria or capabilities. These could include behavioural-based questions and hypothetical scenario questions. There is also the chance that you may be asked to undertake exercises such as a work sample test or to prepare a presentation for the selection panel. Often the purpose of the interview is to substantiate and build on the responses that you gave in your written application.

What are the benefits of interview skills coaching?

Just as you cannot learn how to swim by reading about it, you cannot learn how to improve your interview technique by reading about it either. One-on-one interview skills coaching teaches you what you need to know to get the job you want. The key benefit of Select Resumes interview skills coaching is improved verbal communication ability.

Overall, you will gain increased self-confidence. Interview skills coaching will continue to deliver benefits throughout your career, in meetings, presentations, negotiations and general business communication.

What does the coaching cover?

Here is a summary of what is covered in Select Resumes interview skills coaching:

  • What hiring managers and recruiters are looking for from candidates
  • The types of questions you may be asked
  • Confidence and nerve control techniques
  • How to make a great first impression
  • Structuring confident answers
  • Dealing with panel interviews
  • Rapport building techniques
  • Interview do’s and don’ts

Interview Answer Structures

Even the easiest of interview questions can bring you unstuck if you do not have a good method or structure to answer the interview questions. During our interview skills consultation, we are not going to ‘give you all the answers’. Instead, we teach you a structured method for you to develop your own best answers. This method also allows you to offer a great answer to even the toughest and unexpected questions. Call Select Resumes today for more information about our superior interview skills techniques and coaching.

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