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Interview Coaching

If you have an interview scheduled with a potential employer, this is a great sign! Congrats! If you just starting your job search, you surely expect to be invited to some interviews shortly as well.

Don't sweat it! We are here to help you prepare so that you can perform as best you can when the day comes!

Typically, an interview implies that your resume got you through the first round, and that you fit the overall profile the employer is looking for. The interview is your opportunity to shine! This step often makes candidates nervous, especially if this not something that you do very often. If this rings true to you, rest assured that you are not alone feeling this way.

Our proposed approach is meant to break the ice with you. Our objective is to help you get your feet wet, get comfortable with the context of an interview, start preparing some key answers, coach you in articulating these well, and build your overall confidence towards the interview process. The best part? We are doing so in a non-judgemental environment, with the goal of providing you reinforcement and constructive feedback.

We believe in you, and we want to help you do the same before your next interview. Confidence goes a long way! Grab the bull by the horns!

Contact us today to discuss how we can help you.

 


We believe that a good coach goes beyond traditional certifications. In fact, we believe that experience and charisma play a big role in whether an interview coach can have a positive impact on your preparedness, confidence and skills.

Every situation and job seeker require a specific set of factors to drive their comfort and success. Our team is diversified in terms of experience, personalities and industries of expertise, carefully making sure we have a coach that fits every job seeker’s criteria.

Meet our team of interview coaches!

InterViews is an online interview simulation tool, exclusive to Profilia.

Used on its own or combined to our interview coaching services, it allows candidates to practice answering custom interview questions from the comfort of their own home, before reviewing and submitting recordings of their performance for constructive feedback. All you need is a computer, a webcam, and the desire to improve your interview skills.

How it works

InterViews is a cognitive intelligence application that allows you to practice verbal and non-verbal communication exercises, with real-life settings. The online interview guide is configured for each candidate, according to defined target job requirements. Candidates then respond to the questions on screen via their webcam, with the possibility of watching their own performance and rerecording on multiple occasions, until satisfied with the result.

Once recordings are complete, results are analyzed directly by our platform and/or by an interview coach, precisely pointing out areas of improvement and providing personalized recommendations for future interview success. Communication performance analysis includes sentiment, volume, pronunciation, facial expression, word selection and message clarity.

Zeeta Maharaj, M.ed

150$ / session

Zeeta Maharaj is passionate about helping people. She is a creative and loves to use her voice to encourage others seek employment and remain motivated during transition periods. Her unique approach to teaching and learning allows her to deliver workshops that are stimulating and informative.

Previously a career advisor for Concordia University’s Career and Planning Services department, she helped many graduating students who were transitioning to their careers. She also offers a solid background as a counsellor in various academic settings. Helping people for the past 10 years, this makes coaching her passion.

Zeeta draws on her undergraduate studies in Human Relations (Concordia University) and master’s in educational psychology (McGill University) to continue to excel at offering quality information to those seeking assistance for job and career advice.

Industries

  • Customer Service (broad)
  • Education
  • Sales

Super power

Zeeta's super power is making people feel empowered by giving them the tools to succeed in their field. Zeeta's zeal for connecting people and using her voice is her true secret weapon and has a way of infusing positive energy to everyone she meets.

Languages

  • English (Preferred)
  • French

Lynn Sicotte, CHRP

Mid-Level Candidates:

400$-450$ / session

Senior / Executive Level:

450$-650$ / session

So you are now ready to land in your dream career? You know, the kind of place where you’ll be making a positive difference, every single day of the week.

Before you move forward, my question to you is: Are you sure that you are at your absolute best, to ace your way through the interview process? Will you excel during those crucial moments in which your future is decided upon?

Want to have the best possible impact in all authenticity? Let’s talk. I’m Lynn Sicotte, and I've been working as a certified human resource professional for the last 20 years. I am also a kind-hearted business woman, who genuinely loves to give concrete advice on how to land in the right position for you.

My diversified background helps me connect to a wide range of people from all horizons. Because of this, I can quickly grasp where you come from, as well as to where you are headed. The services I provide go far beyond expertise, since they come from a passion from within.

Industries

  • Administration, Accounting, Procurement (Buyer), Distribution;
  • Pharmaceuticals, Health sector, Public sector;
  • Marketing, Sales, Customer Service, IT, Human Resources;
  • Management: Team Leader, Supervisor, Coordinator, Director, Senior-level;
  • Entrepreneur, Business Leader, Freelance, Professional, Consultant;
  • Engineering, Mechanic, Heavy machinery, Dealership;
  • Wholesale, Retail trade sector, Food sector.

Super power

I help people to position themselves with impact and authenticity so that they can fulfill their greatest passion at work. Whether it is to perk up your value proposition (elevator pitch) in a way that accurately describes who you really are, or to practice on key questions to better highlight your strengths and accomplishments, or answering some difficult questions smoothly, feel empowered and more confident in order to land the job just for you.

Languages

  • French
  • English

Patty Shapiro

300$ / session

With more than 25 years of experience as a top level head hunter, Patty Shapiro has successfully achieved her goal of changing people’s lives, enabling them to find the best life-work balance scenario. President and principal recruiter at Patty Shapiro & Associates, her strength is her extensive experience in interviewing candidates, while coaching them to put their best foot and outfit forward to her vast network.

She knows that nothing matters more than professionalism, passion for your industry and a healthy mix of work and play. Only those who find pleasure in what they do for a living can find true happiness in their life. Everyday she makes it her mission to work with people who have or are in search of the same philosophy.

Business-minded entrepreneur and top-tier head hunter, she is a trusted talent acquisition expert and a well respected community leader.

Industries

  • Executive Recruitment
  • Fashion & Apparel
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Food & Beverage

Super power

Patty is genuinely passionate about encouraging leadership & candidate empowerment. She recognizes their strengths and potential, guiding them on their path to career development. Her positive energy and industry expertise are a sure confidence booster, when preparing for an interview. Many candidates have said, on their way out, “I really appreciate your honesty”. Shapiro says, ‘As if there was any other way’.

Languages

  • English
  • French

Dawn Williams, MBA

350$ / session

The recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, Ms. Williams is a hands-on manager who is committed to fostering a motivational work environment. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Montreal’s Concordia University, and earned her MBA from Athabasca University.

Bringing with her over 25 years of sales management experience and owner of Sirius Personnel, sales and marketing recruitment firm for the last 13 years, Dawn Williams recognizes what it takes to succeed in sales, especially in todays competitive marketplace. She has held managerial positions at Allstream, Xerox Canada, Medisys Health Group and Pitney Bowes, where from 2005-06 she directed a regional team of five sales managers and 43 sales representatives. Throughout her career, Dawn has interviewed thousands of candidates and worked with them so they can ace the interview process and see potential jobs offers transformed into career opportunities. Being exposed to all types of industries and many different levels of job responsibilities, Dawn understands what competencies and knowledge are required in today’s job market, and has a way to translate it for the candidate to be able to navigate the interview process at different levels.

Industries

  • B2B Sales includes recruiting, training and managing sales staff
  • Marketing

Super power

When it comes to interview skills, she is well positioned to guide someone by sharing important insights, preparation strategies, key questions and soft skills practice.

Languages

  • English
  • French

Sherri Rabinovitch

250$ / session

Sherri Rabinovitch had been in a HR corporate role for 14 years when she decided to take her skills and experience into private practice in September 2014.

Sherri develops long lasting relationships with her clients in order to stay on top of their needs and ensure continued success. As a career coach, Sherri excels at empowering people to find their lifes’ purpose, through a collection of tools that she carefully crafts for each individual she coaches.

Sherri can find ways to optimize the skills you already have and uncover those that are hidden beneath the surface. Sherri’s biggest goal is to empower and encourage women to fulfill their destiny! Her unique approach to life will inspire you to make those changes.

Industries

  • Accounting
  • Legal
  • HR
  • General social sciences

Super power

I am able to celebrate and empower women to get them on the right career path, without all the guilt!

Languages

  • English