20 Things To Consider Before Every Interview

taught by Ericka Spradley
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Course: 20 Things To Consider Before Every Interview
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Course Description:

This 30 min course is designed to improve the way you prepare for an interview. Not only will I provide a blueprint for interview preparation and suggested action steps, you will also learn to approach interviews strategically instead of emotionally.

What you learn:

1. How to assess common communication mistakes that can cost you the job.

2. The components of a 30/60/90 day strategy to give yourself an advantage over other candidates.

3. To proactively approach the interview from a competitive place of competence and connection with the interviewer.

Here are the "20 Things To Consider Before Every Interview" that I discuss in this course. For best results, access your handout at the start of the course so you can take notes:

  1. Am I mentally self-sabotaging by confirming negative thoughts?
  2. Have I identified short-term and long-term goals?
  3. Have I made the decision to exude confidence?
  4. How do I convey passion and enthusiasm?
  5. Which skills are needed for the role?
  6. Am I prepared to discuss industry trends, my employer’s competition and recent headlines involving my employer?
  7. Is my communication free of verbal crutches and filler words?
  8. Have I identified questions employers will pose?
  9. Have I captured responses to those questions?
  10. Which 3-5 questions will I pose?
  11. What is my 90-day strategic plan once hired?
  12. Have I identified 1 major problem I will solve once hired?
  13. How do I respond when I don't have an answer?
  14. Am I communicating behavioral responses to background questions?
  15. Do my responses indicate how I perform (metrics/quantitative data)?
  16. Are my responses effective?
  17. What 2 weaknesses have I improved upon?
  18. When have I failed professionally and what did I learn?
  19. What 5 strengths do I bring to this role?
  20. How will I connect with interviewers?
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Instructor

Ericka Spradley
Ericka Spradley
Career Coach| Chief PowHer Officer

In her national career consulting firm, Ericka Spradley takes ambitious, mid-career women further faster by coaching them to interview flawlessly, manage their career and define professional success on their terms. Ericka’s encouraging feedback, positivity and thought-provoking questions affirm clients who are ready to ditch perfection, play bigger and make PowHer moves. 

She coaches women to:

  • Identify their next career move
  • Create a career strategy which includes interview mastery
  • Position themselves for a rewarding, successful career

In essence, Ericka helps clients take their career to the next level! 

To learn more, visit Ericka’s website: www.ErickaSpradley.com