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Career Management Skills

Job Interviews

1/2 day

About this Course
Job interviews is a half day workshop intended to assist staff with their Job interview preparation and performance.

Who should take this Course?
This course should prove to be of particular interest to those who:

  • Are current members of Academic staff on Research Only contracts
  • Are interested in developing their job interview skills

Outline of Content
The interview is one of the most popular recruitment selection methods across a wide range of employment areas and all levels of seniority. This workshop will examine the essentials of preparation and performance to maximise your chances of success at your future interviews. The employer perspective will be examined to increase your understanding of the process and how it fits with other elements of selection. It will include some brief role play in a safe environment. This workshop aims to give an increased confidence in planning how to deal with interview situations.

Learning outcomes
By the end of this session, you should be better able to:

  • Appreciate the nature, purpose and variety of formats of the interview in the job selection process
  • Understand the employer point of view
  • Prepare for the interview
  • Effectively present your skills, knowledge and experience in an interview situation
  • Tackle those awkward questions
  • Appreciate the use of feedback

Entry Requirements
Places on this workshop are open to staff members on a Research only contract, other staff groups are welcome to apply for a place and will be entered onto a reserve list, in the event of a place becoming vacant a week prior to the session commencing staff members will be offered a place. For further guidance please email ResearcherDevelopment@cardiff.ac.uk

05 October 2015
11th Floor, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE

01 December 2015
11th Floor, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE

13 January 2016
11th Floor, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE

03 March 2016
Room 2F08, Michael Griffiths Building, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN

27 June 2016
11th Floor, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DE

13:30 - 16:30

Note: It is recommended that you take both the 'CVs and Job Applications' and 'Job Interviews' workshops as a package as these two workshops concentrate on presenting yourself in the employment market.

To book a place on either date please submit your booking request via Core Portal*
*Please note you will need to inform your line manager/principal investigator of your training request so that they can authorise it in the Core Portal. No automated email will be sent notifying them of pending training requests.

Provider: HUMRS
Target Group: RS