FutureLearn How to Succeed at: Interviews

The University of Sheffield via FutureLearn

  • Overview
  1. FutureLearn
    Platform:
    FutureLearn
    Provider:
    The University of Sheffield
    Length:
    3 weeks
    Effort:
    3 hours/week
    Cost:
    Free
    Language:
    English
    Credentials:
    Paid Certificate Available
    Overview
    Being offered an interview is exciting but can be quite daunting. On this course, our experts from The Careers Service here at The University of Sheffield will make sure you are prepared for the big day.

    If you’re still at the stage of writing your CV and submitting applications for a job or course, join our course How to Succeed at: Writing Applications.

    What topics will you cover?
    Preparing for interviews
    • Dealing with nerves
    • The practical details
    • Making your research count
    • Anticipating key questions
    Dealing with interviews
    • Creating a positive first impression
    • What to wear
    • Using your voice
    • Getting to grips with interview questions
    • Brilliant questions to ask the interviewer
    Handling different types of interview
    • Successful telephone and video interviews
    • Giving presentations
    • Tests and exercises
    • Leaving a positive impression

    This course is designed for anyone applying for jobs or courses. It will be of particular interest to those in the early stages of their career, or those who are out of practice and need to update their skills. No prior knowledge or expertise are needed.

    Taught by
    Pamela Hafekost and Team

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