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English@Work: Basic Job Interview Skills


ELC Open Online Courses  BJI

About This Course

Based on advice from accomplished professionals in the business, HR and academic field, we have created a course that helps you build a solid foundation to succeed in job interviews and get that ultimate call. This course will change the way you prepare for and perform in job interviews.

By the end of this course, you will have learned how to:

achieve interview success in six steps

find out how YOU can be an independent learner and become a life-long learner

stand out from the crowd using four strategies

avoid common mistakes

highlight soft and hard skills using appropriate vocabulary and expressions

structure impressive answers using four steps

express opinions and delaying answers effectively

Who is the course for?

This course is for students who want to find out how to prepare for a job interview!

Course Staff

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Adam Forrester

Adam is an Associate Director at the English Language Centre of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join the course?

Are you a student or staff member in a university based in Hong Kong?

Then use your university ID to create your account!

Go here: to create your university account.

University Account

☛ Remember to enrol!

☛ Not part of a University in Hong Kong?

Follow these 3 easy steps!
Step 1: Create account:
Step 2: Activate account by clicking on link sent in email
Step 3: Enrol!

How much do I need to pay?

The course is FREE of charge.

Who can join this course?

Anyone can join!

What web browser should I use?

The Open edX platform works best with current versions of Chrome, Firefox or Safari, or with Internet Explorer version 11 and above. Click here for a list of supported browsers and the most up-to-date information.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University English Language Centre