SEM014 - Interviewing Skills

Outline info
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Subject Title
Interviewing Skills

Subject Description
An overview of common and difficult interview questions, types of interviews and verbal and non-verbal communication skills will be discussed . Group discussions about interview practice will prepare you to present yourself with excellence at every interview.

Credit Status
Not applicable

You must be a registered Continuing Education student or a Seneca alumni in order to participate.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Identify the 5 major employer concerns on which interview questions are based.

Develop strategies for answering behavioural based and traditional interview questions.

Identify the most common types of interviews.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Approved by: Jocelyn Purchase