The Art of Facing a Job Interview

Believe in yourself before you face an interview. Experience shared by a Veteran to help candidates across the globe.

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  • Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid (Veteran). M-Tech, MBA(Fin), CE, FIE(I), PhD
    Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid (Veteran). M-Tech, MBA(Fin), CE, FIE(I), PhD

    Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid (Veteran). M-Tech, MBA(Fin), CE, FIE(I), PhD

  • Biography

     Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid is an Army veteran and a mechanical engineer with over 38 years of experience. Qualified as a post graduate engineer coupled with a masters degree in financial management, a PhD and a passion for teaching he continues to be a learner. He is also a fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India) and a Chartered Engineer. Apart from academic qualifications and several specialized Army courses, his versatile experience in understanding people across a wide spectrum will add to the value of his lectures. Retired from the Army in 2020, he now pursues his passion for teaching and manages a small consultancy firm called PRUDENCE Engineering and Financial Consultants of which he is the founder.

    Instructor's belief:

    Knowledge is the only instrument of production which is not subject to diminishing returns.

    An investment in knowledge gives consistent returns throughout life, and then to the next generation.

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    Course content

    4 mins
    Introduction Talk
    2 mins
    Introduction
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    3 mins
    Prelude
    free preview
    2 mins
    Significance of the Written Test
    11 mins
    Significance of a Group Discussion
    8 mins
    What does an interviewer look for in me
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    2 mins
    Before you enter the interview room
    free preview
    5 mins
    As you walk to the interview table
    3 mins
    As you sit down...
    4 mins
    Tell us something about yourself...
    free preview
    3 mins
    Suggested something about you...
    5 mins
    Analyzing what you said about yourself
    7 mins
    You are being observed...
    9 mins
    Application of knowledge to real life situations - Part 1
    6 mins
    Application of knowledge to real life situations - Part 2
    9 mins
    Some more questions - Part 1
    8 mins
    Some more questions - Part 2
    6 mins
    An unexpected question...
    4 mins
    Points to be remembered during a telephonic interview
    7 mins
    Would you like to ask anything
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    2 mins
    Conclusion and thank you note

    What you'll learn

    If you are a candidate seeking a job and about to face a job interview or if you are an HR executive about to conduct a job interview. This course based on experience of an Army officer who has himself conducted numerous interviews is just right for you.   

    Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid, an Army Veteran and a post graduate in Engineering and Finance with a Doctorate in management explains to the prospective job candidates how to display their qualities, which are already present in them, to the interview panel and thus win their dream job. 

    On the other hand, if you happen to be an HR personnel who is required to conduct interviews and select potential candidates, you can learn from the four decades of experience of Col Shahid as to what to look for in a candidate being interviewed for a job.

    It is a win-win opportunity for both, the candidate as well as the employer or the interviewer.

    This 90 minutes session, in its true sense, is the Art of facing job interviews as well as conducting job interviews. It will be of immense benefit to the job seekers as well as the job givers. The entire process of selecting a candidate for a job, right from the stage of a written test to group discussion and final interview is described in great detail. 

    The speaker himself has interviewed a large number of candidates for various jobs during his four decades of work experience. He knows the subject well and speaks to the point without any glamour, frills or divergence thus, respecting the value of time.