Interview Skills

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Melanie Myers, the Westport Library's Director of Organization and Management, leads an interactive session on topics commonly covered in job interviews. At the end of the workshop, you should feel confident about approaching your next job interview. Topics include: 

  • the type of questions to expect;
  • handling behavioral or situational questions;
  • how to tell a compelling story about yourself and your brand;
  • articulating how you meet the employer's expectations;
  • how to answer questions using relevant examples whenever possible;
  • the importance of listening;
  • leveraging your knowledge of the company and the interviewer;
  • the role of research and preparation;
  • the role of nonverbal communication;
  • dressing and acting appropriately; and
  • what questions you should ask

Melanie Myers is the Director of Organization and Management at the Westport Library. She was the Global Director for Recruitment, Staffing, Human Resource Information Systems at Save the Children, the largest global, child-focused non-profit agency in the world where she worked for 14 years before joining the Westport Library.

 

 

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