CyHRMA, in collaboration with the Career Office of CIIM, organized two presentations on the subject “Interview Skills” for the students of the academic institution which took place on November 17th, 2015 (Nicosia) and November 18th, 2015 (Limassol). Presenter of the lecture in Nicosia was Dr Cathrin Lazarou-Kitteni, Lecturer, School of Business, European University Cyprus. Mrs Annita Petrou, Human Resources Officer at RCB Bank Ltd, was the lecture speaker of the program in Limassol.
Both lecturers emphasized on the importance of preparation prior to a job interview which primarily includes: recent assessment of skills, values and accomplishments, CV updating, research on the targeted organization and position, and details of dress and appearance.
They showed ways on how to reduce interview stress, referred to the body language during the interview and analysed the basic skills someone must have/improve in order to succeed in the hiring process.
The lecturers also mentioned the importance of practicing on answering typical and targeted questions employers ask throughout an interview.
During the lectures, participants had the opportunity to get their queries answered on various issues of their concern.