How to Interview Like a Top MBA: Job-Winning Strategies From Headhunters, Fortune 100 Recruiters, and Career Counselors: Job-Winning Strategies From Headhunters, Fortune 100 Recruiters, and Career Counselors [NOOK Book]

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Strategies for turning your next interview into an offer--as taught at today's leading business schools



Every job interview is a one-shot opportunity to dramatically improve your career and lifestyle. World-class MBA programs recognize this fact and now provide their students with detailed courses and ...

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How to Interview Like a Top MBA: Job-Winning Strategies From Headhunters, Fortune 100 Recruiters, and Career Counselors: Job-Winning Strategies From Headhunters, Fortune 100 Recruiters, and Career Counselors

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Overview

Strategies for turning your next interview into an offer--as taught at today's leading business schools



Every job interview is a one-shot opportunity to dramatically improve your career and lifestyle. World-class MBA programs recognize this fact and now provide their students with detailed courses and coaching on how to dress for an interview, what to say, what not to say, and more.



How to Interview Like a Top MBA presents today's best-of-the-best strategies and skills into an all-in-one, MBA-level interviewing how-to. Featuring insights from Fortune 100 executives, headhunters, career counselors, and MBA graduates, this no-nonsense guidebook arms you with:





  • Tips for highlighting your relevant skills and experience with concise, compelling, and well-structured answers

  • Information you should know about an interviewing company, its industry, the position, and even the interviewers themselves

  • Ways to directly address résumé weak spots or periods of extended unemployment--without apologizing!

  • Techniques for identifying and highlighting transferable skills when you're looking to enter a new profession

  • Worksheets, charts, and other hands-on tools for mapping out a powerful interview strategy and plan of action

  • 100 sample questions you can expect to hear--with sample answers that can impress your interviewer



In today's ultracompetitive and uncompromising job market, the next position you get will set the tone for the rest of your career. Let How to Interview Like a Top MBAshow you how to develop the skills and confidence you need to enter each interview as a top candidate--and turn that interview into an exciting new job.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071458573
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 12/22/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 414,256
  • File size: 535 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Shel Leanne is the president of the Wilshel Corporation, an educational and career consulting service. A former McKinsey & Company consultant, a Harvard graduate, and a former Harvard faculty member, she runs interview workshops with MBA students at Harvard, Wharton, Columbia, and other top business schools.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii
Introduction xi
Part I Best Practices
Chapter 1 Create a Great First Impression 3
Chapter 2 Do Your Homework in Four Key Areas 15
Chapter 3 Use Your Resume as an Effective Interviewing Tool 33
Chapter 4 Demonstrate a Fit Through Your Responses to Key Questions 55
Chapter 5 Shape the Interview with Responses to Open-Ended and Turnaround Questions 69
Chapter 6 Address Clear Weaknesses (Without Apologizing!) 81
Chapter 7 Present a Strong Explanation if You've Been Out of Work 87
Chapter 8 Demonstrate Business Relevance if You're a Nontraditional Hire 97
Chapter 9 End Your Interview Excellently 111
Chapter 10 Follow Up, Reinforcing a Positive, Lasting Impression 119
Part II 100 Tough Questions and How to Answer Them
General Resume Questions 127
Questions About Career Goals 137
Questions About the Available Job 141
Questions About Your Education 155
Questions About Your Qualifications 163
Questions About Your Leadership 171
Questions About Your Career Progression 187
Questions About Losing or Leaving Your Job 191
Other Difficult Questions 195
Personal Questions 201
Personality Questions 209
End-of-Interview Questions 223
Index 227
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