Job Interviews for DummiesPaperback - 2000
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 aboutPracticing 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.