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Course: Interview Strategies: Your Strengths and Weaknesses

Interview Strategies: Your Strengths and Weaknesses

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  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

One of the most important questions in a job interview is "What are your strengths and weaknesses?".

Prepare for an interview.

Gain a deeper insight into strengths.

Boost your inspiration by the strengths identified by John Wooden in his road to success in 1948.

Spark your sensitivity by learning VIA Classification of strengths and virtues developed by the father of positive psychology Martin Seligman and psychology professor Christopher Peterson.

Discover what makes a manager strong, and team members effective at Google.

Explore some unique strengths that help you become the best candidate, employee and leader.

Create a better understanding of common strengths and weaknesses.

This course will walk you through the inspiring projects of the 20th and 21st centuries to give you new insights into strengths and weaknesses as areas for improvement.

  • You will be able to identify your own strengths and weaknesses
  • You will have an idea about the strategy what to answer in a job interview with examples of answers
  • You will walk away from the course being more confident, inspired and motivated before your job interview

This course is for anyone who is going to have a job interview and wants to understand their strengths & weaknesses;

for newly graduated students without working experience;

for anyone who is interested in personal and career development;

for anyone who feels stuck in the workplace and needs new insights.

Basic knowledge

Being flexible and open-minded.

What you will learn
  • You will discover what strengths were identified by John Wooden in his Pyramid of success in 1948
  • You will spark your inspiration by the project of the 21st century: VIA Classification of strengths and virtues by the father of positive psychology Martin Seligman
  • You will have an idea what strengths you need to succeed in the workplace by learning about Google projects
  • You will learn about some unique strengths that make you a strong candidate, employee and leader
  • You will gain a deeper insight into emotional self-awareness, and how it helps professionally
  • You will learn a list of common strengths and weaknesses to identify your own skills
  • You will create the strategy how and what to answer in a job interview about your strengths and weaknesses
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 33
Total Duration: 01:14:34
Introduction
  • Intro  
  • "Virtual" HR Interview room  
  • Assignment: What is YOUR greatest strength and weakness?  
Promoting the power of the Pyramid from the 20th century
  • The Pyramid of success  
  • The building blocks of the Pyramid  
  • Assignment: Let's fortify the Pyramid by our own experience  
What makes you strong and effective in the 21st century?
  • Introduction  
  • Martin Seligman's Project: The VIA Classification of strengths  
  • Google's Project Oxygen  
  • Google's Project Aristotle  
These unique strengths make you a strong candidate, employee and leader
  • Are you a resourceful person?  
  • If we fail to adapt, we fail to move forward  
  • What you see is what you get  
  • If we expect people to have faith in us, we must have faith in them  
  • The key to innovation is your relation with fear  
  • Strategic minds can think further, bigger and broader  
  • Vision makes work meaningful  
  • The beauty of focus comes in the ability to concentrate  
  • Outro  
  • Assignment: Test your Strengths & Weaknesses  
Emotional self-awareness is a key to your success in professional life
  • EI is more important than high IQ  
  • We are wired for empathy  
  • Sensitivity can never be reproduced by technology  
Make a list of your greatest strengths & weaknesses
  • Intro. S&W  
  • Choose strengths  
  • Choose weaknesses  
  • Assignment: Make a list of your core strengths and weaknesses (soft skills)  
Your strategies for a successful job interview
  • Intro. Strategies  
  • Your strategy for a job interview: strengths  
  • Your strategy for a job interview: weaknesses  
  • Examples of answers: S&W  
  • Assignment: Job Posting  
Conclusion
  • Congratulations!  
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