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Get the Job: STARR Interview Technique And Preparation

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  • Wellington Community Education Centre: $0.00 each ($0.00)
  • Buy Tickets – 04 385 8919
  • Additional fees may apply


  • Sat 3 Aug 2024, 9:30am–3:30pm



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Get the best results in job interviews. Learn how to approach behavioural questions and impress the interview panel. Ace interviews using the potent Starr method. Use it to your advantage by answering competency focused questions with winning replies.

Meet the demand for excellence in the job market head on. Learn how to utilise the Starr technique in the way that recruiters use it. That is, to define and seek out the skills and qualities of the best candidate. Master the Starr skills and feel confident in your next job interview.

Familarise yourself with the skills needed to ace your next interview. Learn the STARR method as an approach to responding to behavioural based questions. Understand how to use concrete examples from your life as proof that you possess the experience and skills for the job you are applying for. You’ll develop the key interview skill of being able to share your accomplishments through real-life examples.

In this course, you are taught how to identify specific example situations that are unique to you. You’ll learn how to confidently talk about the tasks involved and describe how you completed the key task and met its challenges. We’ll also consider the context of jobs you are interviewing for and how to choose examples that best show the desired skills interviewers are seeking.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- Develop a higher level of confidence in approaching job interviews.
- Identify the different components of the STARR acronym and apply them to the job interview context.
- Identify what behavioural based questions are and why recruiters use them.
- Successfully answer behavioural based interview questions by applying the STARR technique.
- Develop skills in using real life examples to show transferable skills in the workplace.

Note: You must be a NZ citizen or resident to qualify for the free course fee option.  A condition of enrolment is that you must provide photo ID when you attend.  If you enrol for this course and then do not attend, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to enrol again for free for a funded course in the future.

This course is free for NZ residents of Citizens. Please bring photo ID to the class.

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