SEM014 - Interviewing Skills

Outline info
Last revision date 2018-09-24 00:00:26.537
Last review date 2018-11-07 14:56:21.633

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.

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Approved by: Jocelyn Purchase