On the 5th of March 2014 the lecture on “How to succeed in a Job Interview” took place with great success at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia. The lecture was addressed to students and was co-organized by the Career Office of the University of Cyprus and the Cyprus Human Resource Management Association. The event was one of a series of events organized in the framework of the established collaboration between the University of Cyprus and the Cyprus Human Resource Management Association.
Mr Zacharias Ioannou and Mrs Valentina Toumaniou, members of the Cyprus Human Resource Management Association, presented the key elements that make a lasting positive impression in a job interview and discussed in detail the different stages of the hiring procedure. The lecturers referred to several real life examples and suggested ways of dealing successfully with difficult job interview questions such as salary-related, curriculum vitae gaps, etc. Furthermore, both lecturers emphasized that preparation prior to a job interview is the key to success. Conclusively, the participants had the opportunity to ask questions on various issues of their concern and demonstrated interesting views on how they experience the economic downturn and the current situation in the labour market.
The lecture was attended by a total of eighty students.