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How To Interview So They Hire You
August 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
Session 4 of WiBD Communication and Career Growth Skills Program 2020
TOPIC OVERVIEW –
Join us as we continue our series on career growth, this month focusing on how to prepare and conduct an interview that proves you are the best candidate for a desired position. Good interviewing is based on your research for the job and company, and your practice of speaking your brand and success stories confidently…even when you are nervous! Knowing your stress triggers, and how to calm down, is key. Being in the room, or on screen, with the interviewer, not just in your own head, helps you connect in a memorable way. We’ll review typical questions and responses so that you’ll be ready to answer even the most unexpected queries in the moment, always leading to a strength that you bring, based on their need rather than just your interest. Even introverts can excel at this!
SPEAKER BIO: Bob Loftis, NowForward Coaching
Bob Loftis works with clients to use their talent, energy, and expertise to break through self-imposed limits to their success in career growth, personal relationships, and overall health. His goal is transformation, guiding clients to achieve the changes they desire for the progress they most want. Bob is trained as a co-active coach (Coaches Training Institute), a certified facilitator of Crucial Accountability® and Crucial Conversations® (VitalSmarts), and a certified Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, Mental and Emotional Release ® and Hypnosis, by the Association of Integrative Psychology. He holds an MA in Performance Technology and has advanced corporate learning and development at Wells Fargo, Apple, Tandem/HP, Solyndra and Symantec. Bob is the founder of NowForward Coaching and provides career transition services with Lee Hecht Harrison in San Jose and Torchiana in Santa Clara. He regularly volunteers his skills at ProMatch.org and meetups like Women in Big Data and CSIX. Bob also supports other non profits, such as Bay Area Cancer Connections and Breathing Spaces.