The Canadian Interview Strategist


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If you provide clients with strategic interview advice, you are a potential candidate for the Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) credential. A key resource for career transition and employment practitioners across Canada.

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The Canadian Interview Strategist 2021 (6th) Edition | Sharon Graham, Canada’s Career Strategist | Publisher: Career Professionals of Canada | PDF eBook

The Canadian Interview Strategist is a valuable resource used by interview coaches across Canada to develop their professional expertise.

The Canadian Interview Strategist is a comprehensive 154-page Certification Study Guide (e-book). This valuable resource thoroughly discusses current concepts and strategies to empower you to work effectively with your clients. By following this guide, you will learn how and when to apply various techniques to enable your clients to succeed in their employment interviews. The knowledge you will acquire by studying this guide will be an asset throughout your career.

Career Professionals of Canada (CPC) is committed to setting the Canadian standard for excellence in interview coaching and counselling. The Canadian Interview Strategist is a required resource for CPC’s Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) self-study program. The Certified Interview Strategist (CIS) and Master Certified Interview Strategist (MCIS) designations enhance your credibility and visibility as an interview professional. If you provide clients with strategic interview development advice, you are a potential candidate for the CIS credential.

  • Validate your expertise in strategic interview coaching.
  • Boost your credibility within the Canadian market and internationally.
  • Enhance the value you provide to your clients.
  • Exhibit your knowledge of current trends in interview strategy.
  • Demonstrate your commitment to continued professional development.

THE CANADIAN INTERVIEW STRATEGIST 2021 Edition is fully revised and updated by Sharon Graham and Published by Interview Professionals of Canada.


Standards & Ethics
The CPC Certification Process

Part 1 — Interview Strategy

Chapter 1 – The Interview Strategist
Chapter 2 – First Impressions
Chapter 3 – Positive Psychology
Chapter 4 – Value Proposition

Part 2 — Interview Types

Chapter 5 – Types of Interviews
Chapter 6 – Behavioural Interviews
Chapter 7 – Situational Interviews
Chapter 8 – Interview Questions

Part 3 — Interview Support

Chapter 9 – Canadian Legislation
Chapter 10 – Reputation Management
Chapter 11 – The Reference Check

Part 4 – Interview Success

Chapter 12 – Interview Negotiation
Chapter 13 – The Post Interview Debrief

Part 5 – Certification

Chapter 14 – CIS Testing Process
Chapter 15 – MCIS Testing Process


Appendix A – Traditional Interview Questions
Appendix B – Behavioural Interview Questions
Appendix C – Situational Interview Questions
Appendix D – Inappropriate Interview Questions
Appendix E – Questions to Bring to the Interview

Take your interview services to the next level. Let THE CANADIAN INTERVIEW STRATEGIST be your key resource!

The Canadian Interview Strategist | Sharon Graham, Canada’s Career Strategist | Career Professionals of Canada | PDF eBook