CVs, Applications and Interviews (GEN27SEP21A)

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SubjectCareer Management
DescriptionThis interactive course covers a wide range of topics to help you improve your CV, application form answers and interview performance! Topics covered include building an excellent CV - content, layout and presentation, common application form questions and strategies for answering them effectively, models to help structure answers to common types of interview questions, self-presentation tips, body language and non-verbal communication, handling difficult questions and “interview blocks” – all helping you to deliver positive and effective interview answers!
Additional information

Please do not book this course if you have already booked/attended one of our other Interview Skills courses.

This course will be delivered online using Zoom. Further information will be sent to delegates before the course.

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VenueVIRTUAL - On-Line Zoom, via - Virtual  View details
Date & timeMonday 27 September 2021, 09:30 to 16:00
LecturerMr David Clegg  View details
Target audienceMandatory: Final Year Trainee, or SAS
Course styleWorkshop
CateringNo catering
CPD points0.000
CostNo charge

This course will help delegates to improve their CV, Application Form answers and interview technique.


The day is designed to enable participants to:

• analyse and understand the requirements of a post and how to construct a targeted CV accordingly

• discuss common issues around building an effective CV – content, layout and presentation

• consider some of the NHS application form questions and strategies for answering them

• explore models and structures useful for answering common types of application form and interview questions

• identify key positive interview techniques and explore how to deliver effective answers

• clarify and practise the skills of self-presentation at interview

• examine difficult interview questions and situations and explore techniques to overcome these

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course delegates should be able to

• construct a well presented, targeted CV

• understand the standard NHS Application Form questions and have strategies for answering them

• be aware of different models and structures to use when answering application form and interview questions

• apply positive interview techniques to deliver effective answers

• improve their self-presentation and at interview

• have strategies in place to answer difficult interview questions and manage difficult interview situations