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Making Applications & Interview Skills

Venue
East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
venue
Admin Contact
Corporate Training Mail Box (corporate.training@eastsussex.gov.uk)
Target Audience
All users
target audience
Course Types
Course
Course categories
Practical Skills and Self Development
Subject
Course description

To approach competency based interviews with confidence and to be able to write an effective supporting/personal statement.


 

Training objectives

All staff

Learning outcomes

  • to understand the real purpose of interviews

  • to refresh your knowledge of the unwritten rules of interviews

  • to understand the most commonly tested competencies and develop successful ways of demonstrating these competencies

  • to understand the value of a well written supporting/personal statement

  • to be able to evaluate a supporting/personal statement from a hiring manager’s perspective

  • to develop best practice techniques in writing your supporting/personal statement


I found this course very different than I expected, I found it very positive and uplifting, the trainer was very knowledgeable and kept everyone interested, a course worth attending as I felt I gained a lot from it.


Trainer gave a strong delivery. Content was relevant and provided a good insight. I have not yet needed to use the information


Feedback from recent delegates


 

Additional Information

Please note:

Parking around St. Mary's House is very limited, though the railway station car park is some 6 minutes walk at a charge of (about) £5 per day.

Corporate Training offer a selection of teas/coffees, hot chocolate and biscuits.

Enquiries
Start Date
Wednesday 22 January 2020
End Date
Wednesday 22 January 2020
Closing Date
Tuesday 21 January 2020
Times
09:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
12 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1