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CLOSING THE GAP: PREPARING FOR A SUCCESSFUL FEDERAL INTERVIEW
July 13 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDTFree
Jul 13, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
So, you have finally been asked to interview for a federal job! Now that it’s your turn, are you prepared? From knowing what stories to highlight to anticipating the questions you should ask, you need to get ready to close that gap from job seeker to new hire. Come hear from a longtime federal recruiter and hiring manager how to give a winning interview. Also learn some tips to navigate the federal hiring process from job offer through clearance processing to your start date.
Learning Objectives. At the end of this webinar you will be able to:
1. Discuss what to expect in a federal interview.
2. Describe how to use the STAR method to highlight work accomplishments.
3. Prepare good questions to ask when it’s your turn in the interview.
4. Identify your options if you don’t get a job offer.
5. Describe the process of navigating the process of moving from job offer to start date.
This session is free.
Join us Jul 13, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
To register for the event, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ug_y0_CbT6GvBlj3hRqk3w
SPONSOR: Federal Career Connection, Inc.
About the Speaker: Chris Westbrook, Curriculum Director
Chris Westbrook is a talent development professional with a passion for career development, leadership, and change management. In 2018, she recently retired from the federal government after 38 years of service in the executive and legislative branches. Chris spent the bulk of her career in the Central Intelligence Agency. Her last position was Deputy Director of the CIA’s foreign-language school. Previous to this, she served on a tiger team to implement CIA’s largest organizational change since its creation in 1947, leading to the creation of a Talent Center of Excellence responsible for the hiring, development, and management of CIA’s workforce. She created and delivered leadership training to all levels of Agency officers, from line through executive. She led analyst hiring during the CIA’s hiring surge after September 11, 2001. This was a mid-career switch for her after serving as a national security analyst and manager for many years. Chris received a BA in Government from The College of William and Mary and graduate degrees in Political Science and Human Resource Development from The George Washington University.