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.

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Deliver a show-stopping interview performance

Does the thought of interviewing for a new job send shivers down your spine? It doesn't have to! Whether you're searching for your first job, changing careers, or looking for advancement in your current line of work, Job Interviews For Dummies shows you how to use your skills and experiences to your advantage and land that job.

Following a half-decade characterized by an explosion of economic crises, global expansion, and technological innovation in the job market, today's job seekers vie for employment in a tough era of new realities where few have gone before. In addition to covering how to prepare for an interview, this updated edition explores the new realities of the job market with scenarios that you can expect to encounter, an updated sample question and answer section, coverage of how you can harness social media in your job search, information on preparing for a Web-based interview, and the best ways to keep your credibility when applying for several jobs at once.

  • Out-prepare the competition
  • Overcome your fear of interviewing
  • Ask smart questions about the job and the employer
  • Give the best answers to make-or-break questions
  • Fit your qualifications to the job's requirements
  • Dress like an insider
  • Survive personality tests
  • Interview across cultures
  • Evaluate a job offer
  • Negotiate a better salary

Whether you're fresh from the classroom, a prime-timer over 50, or somewhere in between, Job Interviews For Dummies quickly gets you up to speed on the skills and tools you need to land the job you want.

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