Power Interviews: Job-Winning Tactics from Fortune 500 Recruiters

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New trends in corporate strategy and structure have led to dramatic changes in what employers look for in prospective employees and in the types of questions you will be asked during an interview. In this revised and expanded edition of their bestselling career guide, two experienced counselors share their inside knowledge—and the expert advice of Fortune 500 recruiters—to equip you with the interviewing skills you need to land the job.

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Overview

New trends in corporate strategy and structure have led to dramatic changes in what employers look for in prospective employees and in the types of questions you will be asked during an interview. In this revised and expanded edition of their bestselling career guide, two experienced counselors share their inside knowledge—and the expert advice of Fortune 500 recruiters—to equip you with the interviewing skills you need to land the job.

Interviewing in today's fiercely competitive job market can seem like walking through a minefield. New trends in corporate strategy and structure have led to dramatic changes in what employers look for in prospective employees and in the types of questions you will be asked during an interview.

In this revised and expanded edition of their bestselling career guide, two experienced counselors share their inside knowledge —and the expert advice of Fortune 500 recruiters —to equip you with the interviewing skills you need to land the job. Here's where you'll find: * The key characteristics that leading companies look for in prospective employees —and how to project them * The fifty most frequently asked questions —as well as detailed scripts of the best answers * The Power Prep Strategy —practice sessions to perfect your interview techniques * Tips on positioning yourself during an interview —how to convey your added value * Strategies for power negotiating, overcoming differences with an interviewer, narrowing your job search —and much more.

Each year 27 million people enter the job market. Growing out of the author's renowned video tape course, and expertise as a Fortune 500 recruiter, Power Interviews concentrates on the most important part of any serious job-hunt, the interview. Illustrated.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471177883
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/28/1998
  • Edition description: Revised and Expanded Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 634,099
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Meet the Author

NEIL YEAGER, Ed.D., is a partner in the Charter Oak Consulting Group, an organizational development company. His other books include CareerMap (Wiley). LEE HOUGH is President of the Document Team, a career development firm.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
Introduction 1
1 The Basics of Power Interviewing 5
2 The Winning Profile: The Seven Key Evaluation Factors 45
3 Winning Answers to Key Questions 69
4 The Key Business Trends for the 21st Century 137
5 Winning the Interviewer: How to Read, Impress, and Win Over the Decision Makers 179
6 Choosing a Work Style: Finding the Right Places to Interview 207
Epilogue 231
Index 233
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