Workshop: Want That Job Offer? Tell Stories!

Event Details
Event title   Workshop: Want That Job Offer? Tell Stories!
  March 13, 2013 6:30 PM
  March 13, 2013 8:30 PM
  Montclair State University, University Hall - Room 1020 (1st Floor)
Registration is required. You may register online or by calling 973-655-4141.

About the Workshop

In an interview, you need to do far more than just answer the interviewer’s questions to stand-out from the competition.  In fact, “story-telling,” that is, sharing examples of your experience in an engaging way, is the key to making your interview a memorable experience.  People remember images, they remember illustrations and examples.  You need to tell these stories to make your experience come alive for the interviewer—so s/he can clearly see how you can do the same wonderful things for them!

In this workshop, you will learn how to tell powerful, persuasive, engaging stories about your experience by actually taking your stories for a test-run!  You’ll first learn about the elements that make up a compelling story to be shared in the job search.  Then, the first 30 participants will get two minutes each to share an example of how they helped an employer in answer to a typical interview question— “what is your greatest strength.” You will then get immediate feedback from the instructor, and anonymous feedback from the audience (via surveys).

Optional pre-work (this is not required):
  • Attend Rob Hellmann's webinar, Turning Job Interviews into Offers, occuring on March 6 or view the recorded webinar which will be available shortly after the program.
  • Come prepared to share an example from work about how you helped your employer.

About the Speaker

Robert Hellman is a certified Five O'Clock Club Career Coach, a Vice President at the Club, a professor at New York University, and author of the book Your Social Media Job Search. The Five O’Clock Club is a national outplacement and career counseling network with certified career counselors across the United States. Robert Hellman has helped hundreds of clients in diverse industries and professions to define and reach their job-search and on-the-job goals. In addition to his private coaching practice, Rob’s career-related insights and commentary have appeared in media outlets such as the New York Times, Forbes, the Washington Post, Money Magazine,, ABC News and Fox News. He combines his more than 20 years in corporate marketing (at companies such as American Express and JP Morgan Chase) with his Five O'Clock Club training to help people market themselves in their careers.

If you plan on attending, please register online by March 8. You may also register by calling 973-655-4141. Registration is required.

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