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Course Description

Preparing for your job interview could very well be one of the most important moments of your career. Landing the perfect job can be a challenge, but with the determination and passion you will need to begin a successful career, you can easily overcome this challenge, and bring a lot of valuable experience with you to the next interview if you don't get the job. 

Just a little preparation and thought ahead of time can have wondrous effects on your interviewing skills. This course will go over the issues and provide an in-depth analysis of the interviewing process. With some independent practice, this course can help you prepare successfully for any job interview!

Topics will include:
Common Interview Questions

What Employers Want

Attitude and Effort
Body Language


The Mock Interview

Phone Interviews

Behavioral Interviews

Closing the Interview

Thank You Notes

Course Requirements

There are no educational requirements for taking this course other than a high school reading and writing level in English.  All material will be given online so there are no required books or other materials to purchase.

Course Goals


Lesson One: Interview Preparation

Lesson Two: Common Interview Questions

Lesson Three: What Employers Want

Lesson Four: Attitude and Effort

Lesson Five: Body Language

Lesson Six: Research

Lesson Seven: The Mock Interview

Lesson Eight: Phone Interviews

Lesson Nine: Behavioral Interviews

Lesson Ten: Closing the Interview

Lesson Eleven: Thank You Notes

Course Materials

All course materials are provided within the course lessons.

Grading Policy

90 - 100 % = A
80 - 89 % = B
70 - 79 % = C
Below 70 = F

Each lesson will be followed with a related exam and assignments to practice and test comprehension of lesson material.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Prepare for the interview.
  • Know common interview questions and questions to ask your future employer.
  • Describe what employers want.
  • Know proper attitude and effort employers are looking for.
  • Describe body language and its impact on the interview.
  • Research the company before doing the interview.
  • Demonstrate the mock interview.
  • Describe what to expect on phone interviews.
  • Describe behavioral interviews.
  • Know how to properly close the interview.
  • Send thank-you notes and follow-up emails, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment: Take Stock of Your Accomplishments15
Lesson 1 Exam15
Lesson 2 Assignment: Preparing Your Answers20
Lesson 2 Exam35
Lesson 3 Assignment: Sizing up Your Skills15
Lesson 3 Exam32
Lesson 4 Assignment: Assessing Your Attitude10
Lesson 4 Exam14
Lesson 5 Assignment: Assessing Your Body Language10
Lesson 5 Exam13
Lesson 6 Assignment: Conducting Research20
Lesson 6 Exam12
Lesson 7 Assignment: Preparing for a Mock Interview20
Lesson 7 Exam13
Lesson 8 Assignment: Phone Interview Practice20
Lesson 8 Exam15
Lesson 9 Assignment: Prepping for the Behavioral Interview20
Lesson 9 Exam13
Lesson 10 Assignment: Coming up with your Close15
Lesson 10 Exam15
Lesson 11 Assignment: Writing a Thank You Letter15
Lesson 11 Exam14
The Final Exam50
Total Points:421

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