April 1, 2021

34. Improve Your Interview Skills and Land Your Dream Job (Part 1)

34. Improve Your Interview Skills and Land Your Dream Job (Part 1)

Interviewing for your dream job can be one of the most nerve-racking times in anyone’s life. You can try so hard to nail the interview, but it’s also important to know that there is such a thing as over-preparing.


Interviewing for your dream job can be one of the most nerve-racking times in anyone’s life. You can try so hard to nail the interview, but it’s also important to know that there is such a thing as over-preparing. This situation is all too common: you spend countless hours polishing your resume to make it look perfect, only to bomb the interview. You might stumble over your words or become so nervous that you can’t make eye contact with the other person. No matter how smart or qualified you are for a particular job, you have to develop specific skills for interview success to be considered for the position. Dr. Giffen walks you through a behind-the-scenes view from the boardroom in this first series of a three-part episode.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

· The most valuable interviewing skills you need to land your dream job.

· Why researching the company and job description is critical.

· The top 5 questions interviewers are likely to ask.

· Why attire is important and what you should wear to the interview.

· How non-verbal communication and body posture impact your chances of getting the job.

About Dr. Ryan Giffen:

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Ryan Giffen is an expert in human relations and business culture. His career began in hospitality, leading operations and human resource departments for Fortune 500 companies and the like.

Not long after, Ryan found his passion for teaching and consulting. He earned a Ph.D. in Hospitality Management with a Human Resources focus from Iowa State University and now works as an assistant professor at California State University, Long Beach. For over a decade, he continues to research and speak on organizational culture, relationship intelligence, and leadership effectiveness.

Ryan is also the founder of Inospire, a company helping everyday employees navigate the nonsense of workplace obstacles as well as the host of the Corporate Shadow Podcast.

Connect with Dr. Ryan Giffen!

Website: https://www.inospire.com

Podcast: https://inospire.com/podcasts

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rgiffen/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ryan_giffen

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AskInospire/