Informational Interviews

October 19 / In Person 1 pm - 4 pm / Please Call 989-6503 To Book Appointment

OR

November 16 / In Person 1 pm - 4 pm / Please Call 989-6503 To Book Appointment

1/200 resumes result in a job offer, but 1/12 informational interviews result in a job offer. Why are informational interviews such an efficient and effective job search strategy? Let’s learn, prepare and practice together. In this workshop we will:

  1. Discuss why asking for advice is a smart job search strategy.
  2. Learn the three steps for Informational Interview preparation:
    1. Discover where to find people to interview.
    2. Prepare a clean and clear script.
    3. Develop a list of potential questions.
  3. Review tips for a respectful and professional Informational Interview.
  4. Discuss tips for making a lasting impression with potential employers.
  5. Hear testimonials from previous clients who conducted Informational Interview.

Staff referral is required to take the informational interviews workshop.

What Clients are Saying

  • You have nothing to lose by requesting an informational interview and everything to gain
  • How important it is to be prepared as much as you can for your informational interview
  • How to conduct an informational interview, start to finish.
  • That informational interviews are much better ways (or have more chances) to land on a job.
  • I can write my branding on a card, and rehearse before I am out and about networking
  • How to brand myself better as well as a better understanding of the skills that I want to develop.
  • It was nice to be able to talk about the fears about informational interviewing. Taking a perspective that since you are not asking for a job, you cannot get rejected was helpful. Once I am ready to take this step, I feel like taking this mindset will help to alleviate some of the pressure and anxiety about informational interviewing.

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Client Testimonial

A client who had been in job search for several months finally secured a position. The client requested an Informational Interview with hiring personnel, and they responded, “Well…do you want to work here?” and offered my client a position. This highlights the importance of informational interviews and asking employers for advice!

I just wanted to thank you for all of your help. With your guidance and informational interview resources, I felt much more prepared and I cannot thank you enough for helping me succeed.
Unit 1 – 107 Osborne St.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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