Interview like a Talk Show Host – Land the Job

Posted in: Alumni Career Services- Jan 15, 2012 Comments Off on Interview like a Talk Show Host – Land the Job

Online webinar
Thursday, February 2, 2012, 12:30 – 1:30pm

You have finally reached the final frontier in your job search. Background music, maestro: The job interview! If it goes well, a potential job awaits. How is it that some candidates “stand out” & create a unique connection with their potential employer? Great candidates approach their interview no differently than famous talk show hosts approach their upcoming interviews. There is a short period of time to tell their unique stories & to elicit key stories & experiences from the person in front of them.

Hear from Jason Levin (MBA’06), career coach & outplacement consultant at Ready, Set, Launch, as he outlines interviewing best practices & answers these questions:
• How should you ask for & properly use an informational interview with a potential employer?
• What should you really do to prepare for an interview?
• How do you correctly balance both answering & asking questions during an interview?
• What are the nuances of a phone screen or skype interview?
• How can I channel my “inner Oprah” or “inner Larry King” to stand out with my interviewer?

Jason will also be giving away two free mock interviews. To be eligible, answer one of the following questions: What is your biggest concern/fear about interviewing? What was your worst interview experience? Feel free to email answers by 1/13 to Jason@readysetlaunch.net, along with your graduation year & school. If selected, you will receive a one-hour mock interview over the phone or via Skype, complete with feedback & suggestions for improvement. You can select the company, industry & positions.

Jason founded Ready, Set, Launch! (www.readysetlaunch.net) after a 15-year career in brand management at Unilever, consulting at Accenture & employer branding at Vault.com. Career & outplacement coaching is his passion. He works with clients who are in mid-career transition, reentering the workforce or just graduating from undergraduate or graduate school. He helps his clients land that next job, get a promotion or make a career change.

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