Job Interviews for Dummies

Job Interviews for Dummies

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Appearance. Performance skills. Confidence. All are winning – and attainable – traits that will help you land the job you want. You can acquire these skills by perusing Job Interviews For Dummies. This revised edition incorporates a multitude of updates and covers all the bases in getting employers to say, You're the one!

Written for all job seekers – new entrants, midlevel people, very experienced individuals, and technical and non-technical job seekers – Job Interviews For Dummies is packed with the building blocks of show-stopping interviews. These range from strategies and techniques to sample dialogue and research tips. Interviewing for a job is kind of like a stage performance, and if you want metaphorical standing ovations, then follow the guidelines offered in these pages.

In this book, you'll explore the basics of interviewing, from how to dress to how to answer all sorts of questions – questions about you, your interest in the company, your experience, you education and training, your skills, your age, and questions they shouldn't ask but sometimes do anyway. You'll also uncover information about

  • Practicing for your interview, and why it's so important
  • Recognizing the mind games of job testing
  • Wooing reviewers who give you references
  • Identifying various interviewing scenarios you should expect
  • Answering questions to sell yourself.
  • Understanding the new interviewing technology, such as telephone interviews and video transmissions.

On the stress scale, interviewing for a job ranks with making speeches before a vegetable-throwing crowd. Stress is such a big issue that some interviewees take tranquilizers or beta blockers to reduce it. A better way exists: Master the job-interviewing process. Get the winning ways down pat, and you'll have a special kind of insurance the rest of your working days. This guide can help.

Baker & Taylor
An updated job hunter's handbook explains how to prepare for a job interview, suggests ways to answer frequently-asked questions, and tells how to decide if you really want the job. Original.

& Taylor

Explains how to prepare for a job interview, suggests ways to answer frequently-asked questions, and tells how to decide if you really want the job.

Publisher: Foster City, Calif. : IDG Books Worldwide, c2000
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780764552250
Characteristics: xxvi, 282 p. ; 24 cm


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Oct 01, 2011

This is a quick read and covers a wide range of areas. If you are bad at interviews (like me) this will help you out a great deal. Great for all ages and work history.

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