Job interviews for dummies / by Joyce Lain Kennedy.
- ISBN: 9781118112908 (pbk.) :
- ISBN: 1118112903 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: xviii, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2012.
Previous ed.: 2008.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Job interviews are show biz. Seriously! -- Tryouts: getting past screening interviews -- 21st century video interview -- Interviewing on the global stage -- A chorus line of interviews by type -- Research is your ticket inside -- Your close-up: personality tests -- Showing you the money -- Costuming yourself for a starring role -- Beat stage fright with the R-word: rehearse -- Looking good with questions you ask -- Closing the show -- Opening acts for younger talent -- Selling scripts for career switchers -- Star turns for prime-timers -- What can you tell me about yourself? -- What do you know about this job and our company? -- What are your skills and competencies? -- How does your experience help us? -- What education do you have? -- What about your special situation? -- How should you answer a questionable question? -- Ten tips to avoid rotten reviews -- Ten tricky questions to watch out for -- Tens of lines on the cutting room floor.
An updated job hunter's handbook explains how to prepare for a job interview and present the right appearance, suggests ways to answer frequently asked questions, and tells how to decide if you really want the job and the proper ways of following up.
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