More Best Answers to the 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions

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Let your next job interview be your last!

It may seem like the cyber world has taken over the job hunting process with everything from Internet job postings to interactive application forms. But whether you are new to the job market or climbing up the corporate ladder, one thing will never be replaced, that face-to-face dealmaker or breaker: the interview.

Have you been out of work for awhile or are you new to the job market? Does your ...

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Overview

Let your next job interview be your last!

It may seem like the cyber world has taken over the job hunting process with everything from Internet job postings to interactive application forms. But whether you are new to the job market or climbing up the corporate ladder, one thing will never be replaced, that face-to-face dealmaker or breaker: the interview.

Have you been out of work for awhile or are you new to the job market? Does your employment history have a few wrinkles in it that need some creative explaining, or did that last job not last that long? Now the authors of the highly successful Best Answers to the 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions, uncover interview questions with answers at the next level, the next level, from the seemingly casual pre-interview questions that are your key to getting a foot in the door to those tricky interview questions about your unique situation.

Let the games begin: The Preparation

  • Ask yourself first- utilize dozens of worksheets and exercises to organize your goals and focus on your accomplishments
  • Landing the interview   Strategic Networking 101
  • Research, Research, Research- learn even more about the company than your interviewer knows

In the thick of it: The Interview

  • Different types of interviews-and what you can expect to happen at each
  • Difficult questions-effortlessly field tough ones about your job history.
  • Marketing yourself- why you are the one who can be the solution to their needs.

When the dust settles: The Follow-up

  • The Second Interview - Preparing for the next round.
  • Negotiation   get the right package for you.

Not everyone is out there searching for a job for the same reasons   a generic cookie-cutter interview manual won't help you with your unique set of issues. Through solid advice, thought provoking questions and success stories the DeLucas teach you how to focus your energy and skills to make the best possible impression and walk away with the golden egg   your dream job.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071361057
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/27/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 251
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Matthew J. DeLuca and Nanette F. DeLuca are principals and founders of Management Resource Group Inc., an HR recruiting and consulting firm. Recent clients include Lifetime TV, DSL.net and Uproar Inc. Together, they have coauthored several books on the subject of job hunting including Best Answers to the 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions and Get a Job in 30 Days or Less.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Questions
Introduction: Why Do You Need This Book? 1
1 What Is an Interview and Why Is It as Important as Ever? 7
2 How to Get Interviews 22
3 Technology, the Interview, and You 40
4 What Hasn't Changed? 50
5 What Is New in the Workplace? 67
6 Self-Assessment 86
7 Getting Ready for the Interview 106
8 Back to Basics: Understanding the Interview Process 123
9 Interview Problems 136
10 First-Time Job Seeker 156
11 Out of the Loop: Unemployed for More than 1 Year 175
12 You Need a Story 192
13 Over 50? "I Am Not that Old" 203
14 You Have the Floor 216
15 Following Up After the Interviews 226
16 Offers and Negotiations 233
17 Epilogue 245
Index 247
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