Students prepare for jobs with mock interviews

| 20/01/2014

(CNS): Clifton Hunter High School (CHHS) Year 11 students arrived at school Friday 17 January out of uniform and dressed for success, ready to participate in a mock interview event that will teach them how to prepare and present themselves for employment interviews, the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs said iun a release. In preparation for the mock interviews, as well as real life and future employment prospects, students have been learning about the process of applying and preparing for employment. 

Students have learned how to write a professional cover letter and resume, and learned about professional language and personal presentation. The objective of this learning experience is to provide life-skills lessons for students to experience and understand the process of applying and interviewing for a job so they know what to expect when it happens in real life.

Fifteen businesses participated as interviewers and 110 students were interviewed.  The students wrote a cover letter and attached their resume in application for the mock-interview for one of the many positions on offer from business participants.  The interviews were held at CHHS from 9:30 am – 11:30 am.

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