Interviewing Academy - Expert Mock Interview Training
interview can make a big difference between impressing the potential
employer and being just another interview. The job interview can make or
break an otherwise qualified candidate. The key is to eliminate the
competition by improving your interview skills to get the job you want!
This session is
customized to your specific situation and concerns. We coach and guide you in
identifying and expressing your strengths, skills, competencies and value as
they relate to an employer's needs. We'll also help you deal with perceived
problem interview questions, help you with your presentation, positioning
statement, and exit statement to help you separate yourself from the
competition during face-to-face and phone screening interviews.
Interview Training Benefits
Professional and confidential
one-on-one training in person, or using a webcam over the internet
Advance competency and
skills assessment to discover your "highest and best" use
Develop your verbal answers to the
most difficult questions
Top Five Critical
Mindsets™ you must use during every formal interview
to capitalize on your strengths, competencies and skills
Help you identify your
critical non-verbal and body language tendencies
How to ask the right questions
using The Doctor-Patient Interview Method™
Ease the nervousness and fear of
Eliminate the competition and
secure more job offers
known for asking a wide range of questions, and this training covers a
wide range of possible question categories.
Education questions: (What have you done and learned?) Why did
you leave your last job? What did you like most about your last job? What
did you like least about it? What is your management style?
Competency questions: (What can you do?) Describe a challenging
work issue you had to face. How do you handle pressure? What is your most
significant career accomplishment?
(Who are you?) What makes you
a good team member? Where do you see yourself five years from now? How
have you grown in the last few years?
(Can you tell a story?) Tell me
about a time when you had to juggle priorities to meet a deadline. If
we were to hire you, what would you do in the first 60 days?
questions: (Are you a match?) How would you describe your ideal
work environment? What aspects of the job will you like least? Why should we
hire you for this position? What do you expect your starting salary to be?
instructions on how to manage your job interview strategy with when a job
interview is scheduled:
How to research
the prospective employer to uncover key information
to predictable questions and position yourself to succeed
or networking interviews to reveal about the company people, management,
culture, salary, etc.
minute preparation before snd after your actual employment interview
Knowing when to
follow up with e-mail, regular mail, or phone calls, before and after the
Meet your Interview
Mark S. James, CPC is the Founder and
President of Hire Consulting Services and he is a Certified Personnel
Consultant who has been providing executive search, career transition
coaching services for over 20 years. As a Career Transition Coach and
Executive Recruiter, Mark provides a very unique perspective for people that
are in career transition, planning to make job change or need to improve
their focus on managing their career path.
He has interviewed and provided coaching for hundreds of executive and professionals.
delivers a proven interview training process, coupled with honest
expert advice to guide you through your job search
LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/markjamescpc
For client comments and feedback:
Here is a summary of what will
1. Career Assessment - Emailed
to you and completed to determine your Top 8 competencies and Top 12 skills.
2. Create a Job Search Marketing Plan™(JSMP) which includes your 3
statements (Professional Objective, Positioning Statement, and Exit Statement) You
will received a JSMP template and sample statements to create your answers
to 3 critical questions and create your Top 8
stories/examples (included in the JSMP template) that demonstrate your Top 8
3. Mock Interview Training -
This one-on-one meeting can be done on the phone via
Skype using a
webcam or in a local business
office conference room and will last approx. 2.5 hours. You will receive 20
interview questions (in advance) so you can prepare your answers. You will
also receive several documents with tips and strategies on interviewing.
This session will
include a question-by-question critique of
your answers with feedback, suggestions for improvement, and tips on
successful interviewing. The Q & A session will address issues, concerns and your
interview strategy, including discussion of your personal marketing message
and memorable stories, and how to convey that to the interviewer.
Mock Interview Training Fee: