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English@Work: Advanced Job Interview Skills

Hong Kong Polytechnic University via edX

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Overview

Once you have successfully grasped the foundation of interview success by completing our English@Work: Basic Job Interview Skills course, how you persuade others to believe that you are as good as you say you are is now the challenge. Our instructors have had a 100% success rate in getting interviews and landing a job, and we hope to share that experience with you. 
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Syllabus

English@Work: Advanced Job Interview Skills Course Syllabus

General information
This two-part job interviews course guides you on the path to success. Based on interviews with industry professionals and experienced recruiters, Part 1 focuses on Basic Job Interview Skills and Part 2 focuses on Advanced Job Interview Skills.

The course will run self-paced and will end on the 2nd December, 2019.

Goals and outcomes:
This job interviews course is for both native and non-native speakers of English. Native speakers will learn from industry professionals and recruiters about how to effectively answer interview questions. Non-native speakers will also benefit from the English language input.

Once you have your professional knowledge and gained your experience, how you persuade others to believe that you are as good as you say you are is the challenge. Our instructors have had a 100% success rate in getting interviews and landing a job and we hope to share that experience with you. The course materials are designed based on our expertise as well as advice from accomplished professionals in the business, HR and academic field. Taking this course will bring you closer to getting that job.

The recommended course to take before this course is English@Work: Basic Job Interview Skills.

Key words: job interview questions, practice your answers, extra copies, firm handshake, researching the company, good fit, interview tips, maintain eye contact, pay attention, minutes early, and answer questions

English@Work: Advanced Job Interview Skills focuses not only on improving your job interview skills but hanhandling challenging interview questions more effectively. In every section, the length of the teaching videos will not exceed 30 minutes. In addition there are some simple online games, quizzes and assignments. You are expected to spend about 2 hours in each section.

Learning objectives:
By the end of the course, you‘ll have learned how to:
  • Give impressive answers
  • Use non-verbal communication skills, intonation and word stress effectively to
  • persuade and engage the interviewers
  • Handle challenging questions
  • Ask appropriate questions
  • Act professionally after interviews
Course Deadlines:
There is no weekly deadline for the assessment componentsYou just need to complete them before 11:29 p.m. UTC, Monday 2nd December, 2019.

Taught by

Jessica Xia and Bee Dy

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