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How to Ace Your Job Interviews (Comprehensive)

An exceptional course for Entry level job seekers and career changers.

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Last Updated:2022-03-21
Course level:Beginner
Course Duration: 9h
Categories Career Development, Pro

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Course Content

11 sections • 28 lecture • 7h 33m total length

About Course

An exceptional course for Entry level job seekers and career changers.

What You will learn

  • By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
  • Improve your chances of success in getting a job or securing a place on a university course
  • Apply best practice techniques to enable you to tackle interviews for jobs, apprenticeships, placements, and university courses more effectively
  • Identify what recruiters are looking for by researching an organization or institution thoroughly, and identifying what skills and attributes recruiters might be looking for
  • Identify what questions you may be asked at the interview, and how to approach answering different types of interview questions
  • Develop a better understanding of your strengths, skills, and key selling points to tackle interviews with confidence
  • Develop an understanding of different types of interviews, from telephone and video interviews to non-standard interviews, and how to tackle them

Course Curriculum / Content

Week1: Preparing for Interview

  • Welcome (video)
  • Build a Personal Portfolio & Complete Your Profile
  • Getting to know you
  • Getting Ready for the day: Interview Nerves
  • What concerns you about interviews?
  • Survey
  • Thorough preparation does work
  • Making your Research Count (video)
  • Skills that employers look for (Video)
  • Try to Anticipate Questions
  • Dealing with gaps in your application
  • Analysing a sample job or course description
  • Summary of Week 1

Week 2: Dealing with Interviews

Brilliant Questions to Ask During Interview

End of Week 2

WEEK 3 Handling different types of interview

End of Course Summary

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Target Audience

  • Who is the course for?
  • 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 is needed.

Material Includes

  • Videos
  • Quizzes
  • WorkBooks & Templates
  • Community Conversation


This free three-week course provides the tools you need to succeed at interviews and land your dream job or course place.

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.


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