Interview coaching in Darwin, Northern Territory

FOR INDIVIDUALS

Interview Skills Coaching 
Darwin

Do you need help in answering difficult interview questions? Do you find it a struggle in selling yourself to the employer and clearly articulating your skills, strengths and why you would make a valuable fit for their team? We can teach you techniques on how to promote yourself better and answer correctly the potential questions asked of you. 

ONE-ON-ONE COACHING DELIVERED REMOTELY

We'll equip you with the tools and techniques to succeed at your next job interview in Darwin.

Do you have a job interview coming up or are you in the process of applying for jobs? Are you feeling nervous and unsure of yourself in the way you will perform and assert yourself when in front of an interviewer or a panel of interviewers?

 

We provide a one on one interview coaching and training service here in Darwin via Zoom.

 

Our sessions are with an experienced and qualified Employment Specialist and are designed to help you gain the confidence needed to perform well at job interviews and be able to handle difficult questions.

 

We will also assist you with the skills to be able to present yourself in a professional and confident manner.

 

Our support and guidance will be tailored and specific to your needs and the kind of role or industry that you are being interviewed for.

 

Our individual coaching sessions generally go for 1 hour, however, we can extend this depending on your requirements. We also ask beforehand for a copy of your CV as well as details on the position you are going for or the range of roles you are applying for. 

 

"If you don't understand the question being asked of you, don't be afraid to ask them to clarify the question"*

Source: matthewcoppola.com, July 2016

 

 

"If you don't know something, avoid making up an answer, but rather tell the truth and what understanding or similar knowledge you do have"*

Source: matthewcoppola.com, July 2016

 

 

 

Receiving interview coaching in Darwin from a qualified coach

Hey Matthew,  I went for my second interview in February, using all the interview techniques that you've suggested and got the position! Thank you again for helping me on such short notice and giving me pointers. I'll definitely recommend you to others who needs a mock interview and will definitely see you again if I need one next time.  

 

What you'll learn.

Each session will be personalised for your needs, building upon your strengths and helping to improve on where you may fall short.

You will receive coaching from an experienced and qualified employment specialist who will help guide you in responding to both standard and behavioural type questions such as:

  • Tell me a little about yourself.

  • What made you apply for the role?

  • Why should we hire you?

  • What are your strengths?

  • Do you have any questions for us?

  • What can you bring to our organisation?

  • What are your biggest weaknesses?

  • Out of all the other candidates, why should we hire you?

  • What do you consider to be your biggest professional achievement?

  • Why do you want this job?

  • Tell me about the toughest decision you had to make recently?

  • What kind of accomplishments are you most proud of?

  • Tell me about a time you disagreed with a decision. What did you do?

  • Tell me how you think other people would describe you.

  • What do you plan to do if...?

  • Tell me about a time when you handled a challenging situation.

  • Tell me when you made a mistake and how you handled it.

Please note that we will need a copy of your CV, details on the position and any concerns that you may have that you would like addressed in the session. 

 

Generally speaking, we cover the following skills:

 

  • How to effectively make use of questioning techniques.

  • How to start and end an interview.

  • How to compose yourself when asked difficult questions.

  • Ways you can build rapport with the interviewer.

  • How to using probing techniques.

  • How to read and understand their body language.

  • How to present yourself professionally.

  • How to manage your own body language.

  • How to deal with group interviews and set yourself apart. 

  • Discussing and negotiating salary.

  • Explaining gaps in employment.

  • What to say when you don't know something they ask. 

  • What to say when they ask why you are leaving your last job.

Person learning how to answer behavioural interview questions

Tailored for you.

Our sessions are with an experienced and qualified Employment Specialist and are designed to help you gain the confidence needed to perform well at job interviews and be able to handle difficult questions.

 

We will also assist you with the skills to be able to present yourself in a professional and confident manner at your next job interview in Darwin.

 

Our support and guidance will be tailored and specific to your needs and the kind of role or industry that you are being interviewed for.

Our individual coaching sessions generally go for 1 hour, however, we can extend this depending on your requirements.

 

We also ask beforehand for a copy of your CV as well as details on the position you are going for or the range of roles you are applying for. 

 

Who can coach you.

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Invited as a guest speaker on 30th May 2016 Drive Program.  

Matthew Coppola

 

Matthew Coppola is a highly experienced and knowledgeable career development and employment professional.

 

With his background in recruitment, training employment services and disability employment, Matthew brings with him many years of experience working with clients from all sorts of professions, from IT to finance, education to health care, as well as construction, warehousing, finance, engineering, sales, marketing and government.

 

He has helped hundreds of job seekers secure employment by training and coaching them in the art of being interviewed and giving the interviewer a positive and lasting impression.

 

He knows how to sell and market a job seeker to an employer and he imparts this knowledge to his clients in helping them sell and market themselves in an interview.

Matthew has considerable expertise in teaching people how to respond to commonly-asked interview questions as well as behavioural questions using the STAR method.

Matthew regularly writes new articles on a variety of employment-related topics and posts these to his personal website blog matthewcoppola.com.

John Coppola | Darwin Interview Coach

John Coppola

 

John Coppola is an Engineering and IT professional with over 30 years of experience.

 

John has had an extensive career in the IT industry in which he has held a variety of technical and leadership roles for a number of major IT companies in Perth, where he has led large multi-disciplinary teams. Staff that he has mentored, guided and supervised range from project managers right through to software engineers. 

 

John has worked in software and hardware development. He has managed multi-million dollar bespoke projects for both government and private organisations and has worked extensively in the mining industry.

 

He has held many senior roles and recruited many staff

during his career. He has also managed and mentored many teams and colleagues and is therefore well qualified to provide coaching advice for interview skills.

He understands how an interviewee needs to clearly express themselves to the interviewer in answering both technical and behavioural questions as well as in actually selling themselves for the position. 

With his considerable experience in holding senior leadership and management positions, John is able to work with clients across a range of fields including:

- Accounting

- Administration

- Finance

- Information Technology

- Mining and Resources

- CEO and General Management

- Community Services

- Public Service/Government

- Consulting

- Construction

- Engineering and Sciences

The process.

Step 1.

Call or email us to let us know about yourself and to advise us of a time/day that is convenient for you. 

Step 2.

Send us your current CV along with links to jobs that you are interested in applying for, or if you have an interview coming up, please send us details of the role.

Step 3.

During the session, we will do one to two mock interviews or as many as time permits. Throughout the session, you will be provided with feedback and critique on how you are performing during the mock interview/s. 

Darwin interview skills coaching for all professions and industries

We're ready when you are.

$230.00 per session*.

$230.00 (incl. GST) for an hour interview coaching session one-on-one with an experienced coach. The session can be delivered in-person* or via Skype or FaceTime.

*Sessions conducted face-to-face will incur a travel fee. Enquire below.