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The everything job interview question book : the best answers to the toughest interview questions

Author: Dawn Rosenberg McKay
Publisher: Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2014]
Series: Everything series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What's the surefire way to overcome the stress of a job interview? Be prepared! McKay arms you with the best answers to hundreds of questions, tells you how to handle inappropriate questions, and gives you advice on questions you should be asking the interviews. She even gives you tips on handling remote interviews.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dawn Rosenberg McKay
ISBN: 9781440569555 144056955X
OCLC Number: 855209542
Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Top 10 things not to say on a job interview --
Preparing for the job interview. Creating opportunities ; Applying online ; Understanding job interviews ; Learning about yourself ; Take time to rehearse ; Dealing with anxiety ; What to do about low confidence --
Learning about your prospective employer. What do you need to know? ; Where to begin your research ; Company directories ; Keeping up with the news ; News search engines ; Blogs ; Social networking sites ; Access your network --
First impressions count. What to wear to the interview ; What to bring to the interview ; Getting to the interview on time ; Arriving for your appointment ; The interview begins ; Body language ; Making your exit --
Special kinds of interviews. Interviewing remotely ; Telephone interviews ; Video interviews ; Group and panel interviews ; Interviewing over a meal ; Interviewing in a foreign country --
Revealing your personality. Why the personal questions? --
Discussing your skills and abilities. Hard skills versus soft skills ; Skills you haven't used professionally --
Highlighting your accomplishments. Listing your accomplishments ; Discussing your accomplishments --
Questions about your education. How you spent your college years --
Discussing your work history. How to present your past --
Your interpersonal skills. An employee balancing act ; How do you resolve conflicts? --
Did you do your homework? Proving your knowledge ; Highlight skills that fit the company --
What would you do if you were hired? What you can bring to the company ; What the company expects of you --
Difficult or embarrassing questions. I hope they don't ask me that ; How to answer difficult questions --
Dealing with illegal questions. Laws that protect you from discrimination ; What questions are illegal? --
Behavioral interviews. Behavioral interviews : the basics ; How to answer behavioral questions --
Do you have any questions? Asking questions is a must ; Preparing your questions ; Questions you should ask and questions you should not ask --
What to do after the interview. Thank-you letters ; Sample thank-you letters ; What to do if you don't want the job ; Waiting for a decision ; The job offer--
finally.
Series Title: Everything series.
Responsibility: Dawn Rosenberg McKay.

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This valuable resource provides you with expert advice on what to say--and what not to say--giving you the confidence you need to succeed and land the job of your dreams.  Read more...

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