Advanced Interview

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, all meetings, classes, and interactive workshops are delivered virtually. Face-to-face meetings, classes, and interactive workshops will resume when PSGCNJ returns to the church.


This workshop helps job seekers develop effective interviewing skills by learning how to evaluate questions in the interview, slot the question type(s), realize & avoid the inherent traps of questions, and use the best answer to showcase their skills and be on point.  As part of this workshop, the instructor will review submitted answers to common interview questions and review with the class. Topics discussed are:
  •  Question Types
  •  How to use C.A.R. stories for maximum effect and in what format
  •  How to answer Liability questions (items you are not strong in)
  •  Why interview preparation is critical to the interview process
  •  Practicing your interview skills

Benefits To Job Seekers

  •    Develop knowledge of how and what to research prior to an interview
  •   Types of questions employers frequently ask
  •   Responses that integrate C.A.R. stories for maximum effect
  •   Link skills and expertise to the specific job requirements and responsibilities
  •   Demonstrate an irrefutable case for why you are the best candidate during the interview
  •   Methods to make a positive impression on employers

Why Attend

This workshop is ideal for individuals who want to learn how to prepare for an interview, to confidently execute polished interview responses and make a lasting impression on hiring managers.

What to Expect

  • Pre-requisite: Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey membership is required.
  • Course Materials:  Course materials are distributed electronically after confirmation of registration.
  • Pre-Work: Prior to the course start date, you will be asked to do the following for class preparation:
Review 40 Interview questions in attachment: “Questions for Which You Can Prepare”
    • Pick 10 questions that you would have a problem with in an interview, if you wish to add your own, feel free to do so
    • Write your answer to the “problem questions” and include the original question & number, for all of the 10 picked questions
    • Send the answers and questions in a word document to the instructor by email no later than  date and email address provided  

Course Learnings

At the end of this course job seekers will:
  • Identify the key components of a resume
  • Evaluate career path
  • Describe talent and skills from a position of power
  • Identify transferable skills to help expand job searches
  • Incorporate keywords for an effective resume
  • Build a professional and competitive resume
  • Understand the interview process
  • Identify the information needed to research a potential employer/job position
  • Prepare for an interview
  • Identify the types of interview questions
  • Apply techniques to respond to skill gap questions or objections
  • Develop a plan to follow-up after an interview

Course Length/Method of Delivery

  • Length:  3 hours
  • Delivery Method: Virtual unless otherwise specified
  • Dates are available using Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey calendar

Course Dates

View the Professional Service Group of Central New Jersey Calendar  to identify the next scheduled session.

To Register 

To sign-up for Advanced Classes, use the Training Page Navigation Menu link.