What you see is what you get – it’s all in the presentation!

Outcomes

This session provides jobseekers with disabilities with the necessary information and tools to:

  • Effectively prepare for a competitive interview.
  • Present their disclosure statement.
  • Evaluate their presentation performance based on second speed interview.

Rationale

In order to prepare for competitive interviews, jobseekers with disabilities need input from SE coachers who’ve successfully secured jobs and researched techniques that others are using to succeed in this effort. This session allows participant an opportunity to apply what they learned in earlier sessions. The additional practice in presenting enables individuals to build confidence and doing a presentation related to disability disclosure helps prepare them for the actual interview.

Content

This session includes:

Instruction: How to Conduct a Successful Interview

Discussion: Advantages to researching a company, reviewing the job description, thinking about potential questions, creating a travel plan, dressing appropriately, etc. in advance of an interview.

Activities: Participants have a second opportunity to present (this time they present their final disclosure statement). Complete Activity: “Who would you employ?”, Activity: “Define your image before job interview” and Activity: “What are employers looking for at an interview?”