CIIM Mentorship Series – How You Succeed at Every Job Interview

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CIIM’s Mentorship Series is a key flagstone in CIIM’s portfolio offering professional development through interactive practical workshops.
All workshops are open and free to the public.

Introducing the first workshop on 22 March 2018 at the CIIM Limassol Campus: 6:30 – 8:00 pm.

How You Succeed at Every Job Interview!

The aim of this interactive workshop is to teach participants techniques, strategies and the art of a successful recruitment interview. The aim is to enable delegates to evaluate the most successful way of responding to questions, to prepare for effective selection interviews, to describe some of the most important interviewing skills and to give an understanding of the pitfalls for interviewees that are badly prepared.

Outcomes of this interactive workshop:

  • You will learn techniques, strategies and the art of a successful job interview.

  • You will be taught the most successful way of responding to questions.

  • You will be prepared for effective selection interviews, to describe some of the most important interviewing skills and to give an understanding of the pitfalls for interviewees that are badly prepared.

  • You will discuss with our Mentors what interviewers are really looking for and how to match expectation with reality.

  • We will also deliberate the factors that research has shown impress interviewers, understanding the key factors that put interviewers off and how to avoid them.

  • We will talk about matching interview requirements to current skills. Participants will learn how to influence the ‘first vital 90 seconds’ and increase their confidence.

  • You will be able to include communication guidelines that impress interviewers as well as body language tips.

  • We will focus on understanding one’s own strengths and areas of development and how to build on strengths concentrating on active listening skills and how to answer the awkward questions confidently.

  • Learn how to plan your responses and how to answer questions assertively and confidently. We will also discuss answers to typical interview questions.

Our Mentors in this First Series are three experienced and trusted advisors:

  • Ms Pagona Liggou, Chief HR Officer, Vassiliko Cement Works

  • Ms Debbie Hadjisocratous, Recruiter and Entrepreneur

  • Dr Olga Kandinskaia, MBM Programme Director, CIIM