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Successful interview skills

Author: Rebecca Corfield
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Written for a wide audience, 'Successful Interview Skills' contains invaluable advice and techniques on everything from what to wear to dealing with troublesome situations during job interviews.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Corfield
ISBN: 0749445084 9780749445089
OCLC Number: 63178886
Description: vi, 121 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1 The interview process 7 --
What is an interview? 7 --
Types of interview 8 --
Other assessment methods 9 --
Why do interviews take place? 11 --
What happens in an interview? 11 --
What are interviews about? 12 --
What leads to success in interviews? 13 --
2 What employers are looking for 15 --
Providing proof that you are the right candidate 16 --
The most common mistakes 17 --
De-mystifying the interview 18 --
Stressing your contribution 19 --
3 Planning and preparation 23 --
Importance of planning and preparation 23 --
Your view of yourself 24 --
How you see the employer 24 --
Research 25 --
Analysing the job 26 --
Areas of likely questioning 30 --
Mind the gap! Covering up your weak spots 34 --
Maximising your strengths 34 --
Golden rules 35 --
Which questions to ask? 36 --
4 Creating the best impression 39 --
The importance of presentation 39 --
Creating a positive first impression 40 --
Appearance 42 --
Behaviour 47 --
Confidence 49 --
Positive mental attitude 50 --
The journey 52 --
Voice 53 --
Controlling nerves 54 --
5 Making a presentation 61 --
Giving a presentation 61 --
Types of presentation 62 --
Preparing a presentation 65 --
Rehearsing your presentation 65 --
Using visual aids 66 --
6 Answering interview questions 69 --
Examples of interview questions and answers 69 --
Dealing with tricky situations 91 --
Internal vacancies 93 --
Money 95 --
Step-by-step checklist 99 --
Learning from experience 103 --
Other sources of help 104.
Responsibility: Rebecca Corfield.
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Everyone at some point in their life will have to attend an interview. This guide identifies how to take control of the interview process whilst portraying professionalism and confidence. It  Read more...

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