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Thu 2 May, Wed 8 May, Fri 10 May 2019
09:30, ...

Provided by: PPD Personal and Professional Development


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Mon 3 Feb 2020

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Develop your Career: Interview Techniques

Thu 2 May, Wed 8 May, Fri 10 May 2019


This course prepares you to excel at interview. You will learn how to anticipate questions you will be asked and plan how to answer them successfully. You will also learn how to project yourself positively and feel as calm and in control as you will look.

This course is highly participative and will include a short mock interview as well as an opportunity to share experiences with other course members.

The focus of the course is to provide participants with the generic skills necessary to succeed at interview in a variety of contexts.

Target audience
  • Assistant and academic-related staff
  • Research staff/postdoctoral research staff are advised to refer to the University Careers Service for information on specific Careers Programmes
  • Further details regarding PPD's eligibility criteria are available
  • Please select only one of the optional sessions, you do not need to attend both

Number of sessions: 3

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 2 May   09:30 - 13:30 09:30 - 13:30 Greenwich House, Edmonton Room map Jessie Monck
2 Wed 8 May   09:30 - 12:00 * 09:30 - 12:00 * Greenwich House, Minsk Room map Jessie Monck
3 Fri 10 May   09:30 - 12:00 * 09:30 - 12:00 * Greenwich House, Minsk Room map Jessie Monck
* Optional session.
  • to be able to prepare yourself for interview
  • to reflect on some common questions you may be asked and develop answers to these and other questions using a specific technique
  • to understand the importance of non verbal communication at interview
  • to consider a range of techniques to enable you to manage nerves
Further information
  • For tips on planning your next career move, job search and applying for jobs (including cv writing) please view our online career guidance

Two half day sessions

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People Development

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