Career Support Networking and Strategy Session for the HR Community
Secrets for an Effective Interview
This workshop is facilitated by a Certified Professional Career Coach who volunteers every week with the Dallas PIT Crew (Practice Interview Team) to coach people who are practicing for interviews. In this workshop, participants will learn how to prepare for video-based and in-person interviews. Participants will also learn how to answer Behavioral Interviewing questions and they will learn special guidance for how to close an interview in a positive way.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Identify key activities to complete prior to an interview
- Provide an effective answer to the question, “Tell Me About Yourself”
- Answer a behavioral interviewing question in a STAR Story format
- Prepare to ‘close the deal’ at the end of the interview
Carol Brickell is a Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC) with over 20 years of experience as a hiring manager and 6 years of experience as a recruiter. As a hiring manager, she received training on Behavioral Interviewing techniques, led team interviews, and served as a mentor to other leaders who were conducting interviews. As a recruiter, she worked in both agency and corporate environments. During that time, she conducted interviews with hundreds of candidates and placed candidates in a variety of roles including HR, Administration, Accounting, Finance, Project Management, and Sales.
Carol has extensive experience designing and facilitating workshops on numerous professional topics including Coaching, Resume Writing, LinkedIn Profiles, and Interviewing Skills. She taught over 45 Webinars in 2020. Carol also has experience implementing Performance Management processes and coaching employees on career goals and professional development.
She has gained tremendous insights about interviewing techniques by volunteering each week for the past two years with the Dallas PIT (Practice Interview Team) Crew. The PIT Crew is a networking organization for job seekers where Carol serves as a panelist and coach for mock interviews to help people prepare for job interviews.