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People interviewing for jobs today often fail because they are using yesterday's strategies. Recruiting technology has become more sophisticated, and the best employers are constantly changing the way interviews are done. This course gives you detailed strategies for handling tough competency-based, or behavioral, interviews so that you can communicate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that you have and that employers demand. You will be able to: 1. Identify what the hiring organization is looking for in using behavioral interviewing techniques. 2. List the steps in the S.T.A.R. response strategy and apply the steps, using reasonably correct language, to respond to behavioral interview questions. 3. Use your responses to behavioral and competency-based questions to communicate your personal values. 4. Identify what the hiring organization is looking for in asking situational and wild-card interview questions. 5. List the steps in the P.R.E.P. and 5 W's response strategies and apply the steps, using reasonably correct language, to answer at least one wild-card and two situational interview questions. 6. Develop an optimal strategy for responding to the weaknesses question, based on recognizing why a hiring organization asks these questions. 7. Demonstrate your personal strengths and maturity through your responses to the weaknesses question. 8. Correctly apply hedging language to soften a negative and boosting language to emphasize a positive aspect of your professional and/or academic background. 9. Ask questions to determine how well an organization fits with your personality, career goals and salary objectives. 10. Ask questions that communicate your competencies and strengths. 11. Negotiate the best job offer and compensation package for yourself. 12. Perform successfully on telephone interviews....
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Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
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Prazos flexíveis

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Approx. 15 hours to complete

Sugerido: 5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Week
1
Clock
6 horas para concluir

Answering "Tell Me About a Time..." Questions

In this module, you will learn how to respond to behavioral interview questions, also known as competency-based interview questions. You will learn to: differentiate competencies from skills, break down the thinking behind a hiring organization's use of this approach, contrast behavioral interview questions with traditional questions, identify the characteristics of a successful behavioral interview response, apply the S.T.A.R. response strategy to behavioral interview questions, recognize how behavioral interview responses show job competencies, respond to the three most common behavioral interview questions, and communicate benefits to the hiring organization through your responses...
Reading
6 vídeos (Total de 52 min), 12 leituras, 5 testes
Video6 videos
Using the S.T.A.R. Response Strategy9min
A Specific Situation Where You Failed7min
A Past Accomplishment You're Proud Of7min
How You Handle Conflict at Work6min
Communicating Benefits10min
Reading12 leituras
An Example Competency Catalog10min
Supervisor's Guide to Behavioral Interviewing10min
Help Us Make Better MOOCs10min
Interview Preparation Questions - Behavioral10min
Interview Preparation Questions - Traditional10min
An Effective Preparation Technique10min
Language Practice10min
A Portrait of Excellence10min
Characteristics of Successful Innovators10min
Innovation Lessons from Steve Jobs10min
Global Trends10min
Behavioral Interview Practice Task10min
Quiz4 exercícios práticos
Concept Review12min
Concept Review10min
Language Quiz14min
Concept Check20min
Week
2
Clock
4 horas para concluir

Answering "What If..." Questions

In this module, you will learn how to respond to situational interview questions, also known as "What If" interview questions. These also include the so-called "wild-card" interview questions. You will learn to: recognize what the hiring organization is looking for in asking these questions, communicate your character values through your responses, apply the P.R.E.P. response strategy to answering interview questions, apply the Pros. vs. Cons. response strategy to answering interview questions, and apply the 5 W's response strategy to answering interview questions....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 37 min), 6 leituras, 2 testes
Video5 videos
Communicating Your Personal Values8min
The P.R.E.P. Response Strategy8min
The Pros vs. Cons Response Strategy6min
The 5W's Response Strategy6min
Reading6 leituras
Answering "What If..." Questions10min
Character Trumps Credentials10min
Situational Interview Questions10min
Wild-Card Interview Questions10min
Interview Question Generator10min
Situational Interview Practice Task10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Language Quiz30min
Week
3
Clock
4 horas para concluir

Answering "What is Your Biggest Weakness?"

In this module, you will learn how to respond to questions that probe for weaknesses. You will learn to: recognize what the hiring organization is looking for in asking these questions, avoid common pitfalls in answering this question, demonstrate mature self-assessment skills through this question, demonstrate the ability to take responsibility for your own growth, demonstrate your ability to perform under pressure, use hedging language to soften negative information, use boosting language to emphasize positive information, and a strategy for positioning yourself for executive assignments....
Reading
4 vídeos (Total de 29 min), 3 leituras, 3 testes
Video4 videos
Showing Strength in Discussing Weaknesses7min
Softening Negative Information7min
Emphasizing Positive Information4min
Reading3 leituras
Guidance in Answering the Question10min
Practicing for the Weakness Question10min
How Non-Native Speakers Can Crack the Glass Ceiling10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Concept Review6min
Hedging Language Quiz32min
Week
4
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6 horas para concluir

Handling the End of the Interview

In this module, you will learn how to ask your own questions and how to negotiate a job offer. You will learn to: ask questions that communicate your strengths and competencies, ask questions that help you determine whether the organization is a good fit for you, ask questions that help you align the interview with your career goals, probe for organizational characteristics that can complement your strengths, assess your market value to the company, negotiate the best salary and compensation package for yourself....
Reading
6 vídeos (Total de 44 min), 8 leituras, 3 testes
Video6 videos
Five Questions to Ask at Every Interview8min
Questions You Should Never Ask4min
Closing the Interview6min
Negotiating the Best Deal - Part I5min
Negotiating the Best Deal - Part II10min
Reading8 leituras
10 Most Common Mistakes10min
Questions to Ask - Cheat Sheet10min
Questions to Ask Yourself after Every Interview10min
Global Salary Forecast10min
Fearless Salary Negotiation10min
Forms of Compensation10min
Salary Research Sites10min
Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Questions to Ask of an Interviewer16min
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por FDMay 13th 2018

Fantastic course and tutors!\n\nThank you so much for so inspiring interview prep material :)

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Charles Duquette

Lecturer/Marketing Coordinator
Maryland English Institute

Daniela C. Wagner-Loera

Full-Time Lecturer
Maryland English Institute, University of Maryland College Park

Sobre University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign. ...

Sobre o Programa de cursos integrados Interviewing and Resume Writing in English

This specialization will help you develop the English language strategies and communication skills you need to advance in your professional career. Whether you already have a successful career and are looking to move forward, whether you’re looking to change careers, whether you’re starting out in the world of work, or whether you’re coming back into the world of work after some time away – if you believe in working for more than a paycheck, then this specialization will help you. The core courses cover preparing for a successful job search, including self research and research of the job market and industries of interest; strengthening your interview skills by recognizing what hiring managers are looking for and taking steps to prepare for the types of tough questions today's premier companies use; and preparing a resume, cover letter and supporting business documents. The capstone will allow you to apply the skills you learn in this specialization to your own job search. A key benefit of this specialization is the opportunities you'll have to practice your interviewing skills with other job-seekers from around the world. You’ll give them feedback and they’ll give you feedback. In this process, you’ll gain new insight into what makes a speaker successful and you’ll gain confidence in your English interviewing skills....
Interviewing and Resume Writing in English

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