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Friday May 17


Interview Practice: Behind the Interview Curtain.

Featuring guest presenter Kate Wollensak, HR Advisor

FRIDAY, May 17 at 10:00 am

Hear about interview experiences from the interviewer's point-of-view — Behind the Interview Curtain!  Get the inside scoop on interviews from our guest presenter Kate Wollensak, a former chief HR executive with 30+ years of practice in all elements of recruiting. Kate will demystify the interview process through the lens of real-life stories, both good 😁 and bad 🥴. Gain invaluable insights into the do's and don'ts of interviewing and improve your confidence during in-person, video, and phone interviews.

Brief bio:
Kate Wollensak has extensive experience leading the essential HR functions including employee relations, talent development, compensation, benefits, and workplace learning. She supported extreme change management initiatives in the manufacturing, technology, consumer goods, and non-profit sectors for brands including Morton Salt, Berkshire Hathaway, PepsiCo, SBC/Ameritech and more. Kate currently serves on the DuPage County Workforce Board.  



Interview Practice is an ongoing, monthly workshop organized by workNet DuPage. 


  • Practice interviews in a friendly, low-stress environment with guidance and input from professional staff and peers so you'll feel confident walking into that big day
  • Learn how to showcase your unique skills to stand out
  • Better understand what employers look for and value during interviews 
  • Master common job interview questions 
  • Explore strategies for how to handle challenging or unexpected questions
  • Prepare and practice compelling, structured answers for any question using the SPART method 
  • Make a great first impression through nonverbal communication


By the end of our workshop, participants should feel better equipped for their upcoming interviews and more confident about their chances of success. 

This workshop is free and open to the public. No advance registration required. Come on in to our center at 2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 302, in Lisle and check in at the front desk.


workNet DuPage
2525 Cabot Dr
Lisle, IL 60532 United States