From March 11th, 2022, onwards, in the role of partner, we have been implementing a project financed by the ESF, EDUKOSI.TOURISM – EDUCATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN TOURISM. As part of the EDUCOSI.TOURISM project, from 20th to 27th of July, we held two in a series of numerous activities on the topic of employment of persons with disabilities, with the following topics:
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How to successfully present yourself at a job interview?
A successful presentation at a job interview is key to making a positive and lasting impression on the interviewer. Here are some essential tips that we have discussed with our beneficiaries, in order to help them have a successful job interview:
🔸Research the company: thoroughly research the company, its culture, values and latest developments. Having this knowledge will show your interest in the organization and show that you are well prepared.
🔸Know the job description: Understanding the requirements and responsibilities of the job. Match your skills, experience and achievements to what the company is looking for and be prepared to explain how you can contribute to their success.
🔸Dress appropriately: dress professionally and in accordance with the company’s dress code. When in doubt, it’s better to be a little overdressed than underdressed.
🔸Be punctual: Arrive on time or a few minutes early for the interview. Punctuality shows that you value the examiner’s time and that you are reliable.
🔸Greet with confidence: offer a firm handshake, maintain eye contact and greet the interlocutor with a smile. Projecting confidence from the start sets a positive tone for the interview.
🔸Practice good body language: Sit up straight, avoid fidgeting and nod to show interest and involvement in the conversation.
🔸Listen carefully: pay attention to the examiner’s questions and answer thoughtfully. Avoid interrupting and make sure your answers are relevant and concise.
🔸Highlight your strengths: When discussing your experience, focus on your accomplishments and how they align with the job requirements. Use specific examples to demonstrate your abilities.
The EDUKOSI.TOURISM-EDUCATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN TOURISM project is financed from the European Social Fund, within the framework of the Call for Improvement of Access of Vulnerable Groups to the Labor Market in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector II, published by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, and is implemented within the Operational Program Effective Human potentials 2014-2020. The approved total value of the project is HRK 1,240,441.74, and it will be financed in the amount of 100% of the total eligible expenses of the project.
People’s Open University Poreč https://www.poup.hr/projekti-eu-a/edukositurizam/ is the sponsor, and the project partners are: Association of the disabled persons, Poreč https://drustvo-invalida-porec.hr , DANTE – institution for adult education Rijeka, https://dante-ri.hr Society for research and support Rijeka, https://dip.hr/ and Mini caravan servis d.o.o. – Polidor Camp Funtana.
The project will last for 20 months. The start of the project is March 11th, 2022, and it lasts until October 11th, 2023.