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   Interviews and Thank You Letters

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A recent CareerBuilder study reported that 57% of job candidates don’t send thank-you notes. In my experience, it's even higher. Taking an extra 3-5+ minutes after an interview to write a genuine thank you to those you met with during the interview can influence your chances of earning that coveted offer, yet many are skipping this step which can communicate your initiative, gratitude, writing and listening skills, organization and follow up, and more! Take this recommended interview piece a step further with our 5 key best practices and interview note components, which will help you further brand and market yourself towards that role!
10/18/2019 12:00 PMInterviewingInterviews and Thank You Letters 30 minutes
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Many job seekers focus their interview prep on questions targeted to the position they are pursuing. While this step is important, it is also crucial to prepare for those standard interview questions. Many people believe they can handle these basic questions without practice, but ultimately find themselves stumbling for a coherent response. This webinar will cover how to address 6 common interview questions to help you respond clearly with confidence.

Covered Questions:
• Tell me about yourself.
• What brings you to the job market?
• What are your greatest strengths?
• What are your weaknesses?
• Why should we hire you?
• Do you have any questions?
9/24/2019 11:00 AMInterviewingInterviews and Thank You Letters 33 minutes
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Frank Bernieri, Professor at Oregon State University, wanted to see how important first impressions were during an interview. He had professionally trained interviewers watch 20 min videos of interviews. And rate the individual on different elements of hireability. He then had novices watch just the first 20 seconds of the same interviews, and also rate the individual. The ratings between the 2 groups were virtually the same! We all have heard that first impressions are important. Certified body language trainer, Jeff Baird will share just how important it they are. And give you nonverbal tips on how to nail the interview and get more job offers.
9/20/2019 1:00 PMInterviewingInterviews and Thank You Letters 32 minutes
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Is having a list of Professional References something I need to keep current in today’s job search landscape? Will having references and/or recommendations benefit me? Who can I ask for a reference? How can I further leverage them to give myself an advantage? In this webinar, we’ll discuss References vs. Recommendations, the top 10 types of people who could make a good reference/recommendation, best practices when asking and sharing, and tips for leveraging to influence your chances of securing an offer!
7/31/2019 2:30 PMJob Search; InterviewingInterviews and Thank You Letters 30 minutes
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Leadership gurus often say that the biggest thing holding people back is themselves, then want to charge you $999 to attend a weekend seminar with 7,000 of your closest friends to learn how to stop doing that. Don't have $999? Join this FREE session and learn about the tricky phenomenon known as Imposter Syndrome. Diana is a recovering Imposter Syndrome sufferer who will share what Imposter Syndrome is, why it's important to confront Imposter Syndrome, and some practical tips for how to combat it.

About the Speaker:
Diana Alt is a connector and problem solver who loves to use her skills in product management, data analytics, and agile development to sort out chaos and help organizations solve the right problems. Prior to starting her company, DKA Coaching & Consulting, Diana spent 20 years creating high value solutions at companies like ATI Nursing Education, Cerner, RSA, and CSC.

Diana is also a motivational keynote speaker who helps people understand how to get out of their own way so they can unleash their awesomeness on the world.  Some of her favorite words are "grok", "why", "kaizen" and "thank you".

4/10/2019 1:00 PMInterviewing; PerformanceInterviews and Thank You Letters 45 minutes
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What are the key components of a successful interview process? How do you deliver a strong response to the common "tell me about yourself" question?  What questions should you be asking?  How do you build, and then demonstrate, confidence during an interview?  What post-interview follow up protocol should you follow?  What else should you provide pre, during, and post interview to showcase your credibility and gain a leg up against other candidates/interviewees?  We'll provide our top tips around interview preparation and address any questions during this session!  

Additional Resources:
1. Tips for addressing "What is your biggest weakness? question (article) - https://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/5535/combating-your-biggest-weakness-interview-question/
2. How to Ask For & Leverage Recommendations (30 min webinar) - https://www.apexsystems.com/CE/CareerReadiness/Pages/Interviews_ThankYou.aspx?filter=references
3. Overcoming "Imposter Syndrome" (45 min webinar) - https://www.apexsystems.com/CE/CareerReadiness/Pages/Interviews_ThankYou.aspx?filter=imposter
9/18/2018 11:00 AMInterviewingInterviews and Thank You Letters 45 minutes
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Did you know up to 92% of people experience anxiety in interviews? Perhaps you thought it was just you! Nearly everyone gets nervous when they're in the hot seat! But you don't have to let it control you or the outcome of your interview. Jeff Baird, body language trainer & career hacking coach will share with you WHY you get so worked up (even when it's not logical). And more importantly WHAT you can do about it. So you can confidently present your best self and get a big fat job offer!
9/7/2018 1:00 PMInterviewingInterviews and Thank You Letters 30 minutes
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Former FBI Special Agent Jack Schafer was given assignments to get information from foreign spies or convince foreign diplomats to turn against their country and work for the United States. He was able to build a relationship of trust with these individuals, by following the pattern all humans go through in developing trust and friendship. Even if the stakes aren't so high, sometimes it feels just as daunting of a task to walk into an interview.

Certified body language trainer & self mastery coach, Jeff Baird shares science backed strategies to help you nail your next interview and get the job of your dreams.

Bio:
Jeff Baird is a certified body language trainer, goal hacker, hiring manager and the anti-boring corporate trainer. He's also worked in IT and Business intelligence for nearly 20 years and is a Chris Hemsworth look-a-like. Just checking to see if you're still reading. Jeff's approach is science backed, applicable & fun. He'll help you take control of your nonverbal communication, 'read' others' body language and finally nail those stretch goals. He's ready to help you break through your career (or life) plateaus.
5/18/2018 1:00 PMInterviewingInterviews and Thank You Letters 30 minutes