Resilience and Core Skills

Interview Skills for Interviewees

Course duration: 1 day

Course content

Workshop Outline

  • Interview Practice
  • Short individual interviews
  • Self analysis of perception of interview performance
  • Feedback and review of strengths and areas for development
  • Dealing with nervous energy
  • Techniques to aid relaxation and reduce stress
  • Positive visualisation techniques to help build confidence
  • Increasing personal impact by using your voice more effectively
  • Using the voice to convey a clear and confident style
  • responses
  • Using the power of pause to control pace and deliver clear well structured
  • Sell yourself successfully
  • Personal S.W.O.T. analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats
  • Brainstorming key characteristics of the ideal interview candidate
  • How to tackle the “tell me about yourself” question
  • Interview practice
  • Delivery of “tell me about yourself” question
  • Review of impact created and how to increase this
  • Increasing personal impact by using body language to your advantage
  • Using body language to create a strong first impression
  • Using eye contact to build rapport with the interview panel
  • Q&A Bank
  • Structuring clear and effective responses to typical interview questions
  • How to prepare for difficult interview questions
  • Creating your own Q&A bank
  • Interviewing the interviewers – asking your own questions
  • Interview practice
  • Interview practice sessions
  • Feedback on personal strengths and targets for further development
  • Action Planning
  • Personal action plans
  • Course evaluations


There is no certification for this programme.

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Corona Virus Update

Positive2Work Skillnet is fully supportive of the Government’s efforts to effectively address and limit the spread of COVID-19 and to safeguard the protection of public health and that of our stakeholders.

Positive2Work Skillnet management team are continuing to work and are available to discuss any queries that our businesses or trainees have regarding our scheduled training programmes and supports for businesses.

In support of this national effort, Positive2Work Skillnet has postponed its public training courses until 19th April 2020.

Positive2Work Skillnet will continue to take bookings for programmes commencing at a later date in 2020, and for our online programmes.

We are also available to discuss your queries about any other future programmes we offer to our members.

Our Network contact details are.
NAME: Mark Brennan
PHONE: 085 1745779

We would remind our stakeholders that the HSE website is the authoritative source of information and advice on the situation regarding COVID-19 in Ireland.

We will keep this information updated in the coming weeks. Further information is also available on the Skillnet Ireland website at