The Manager's Book of Questions: 1001 Great Interview Questions for Hiring the Best Person

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THE BEST QUESTIONS TO ASK

THE BEST PEOPLE TO HIRE

Already a bestselling classic, this expanded second edition of The Manager's Book of Questions supplies all the interview questions you need-in an easy-to-follow format that helps you break the ice and reveal the real person behind the resume. Simply use the book's sample questions and scripts to find for the ideal candidate. ...

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The Manager's Book of Questions: 1001 Great Interview Questions for Hiring the Best Person

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Overview

THE BEST QUESTIONS TO ASK

THE BEST PEOPLE TO HIRE

Already a bestselling classic, this expanded second edition of The Manager's Book of Questions supplies all the interview questions you need-in an easy-to-follow format that helps you break the ice and reveal the real person behind the resume. Simply use the book's sample questions and scripts to find for the ideal candidate. Then throw in a few “zingers” to see how fast they think on their feet. It includes

  • 1001 real-world interview questions for finding your best hire
  • 40 ready-to-use scripts for filling positions from entry level to management
  • Proven strategies for determining competencies, past performance, salary history, and fit
  • Brand new: Tested brainteasers and exit interview questions

Completely updated for today's global market and Internet job searches, this is the only book you need to find the people you want…for the team success you're looking for.

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Questions that eliminate the humdrum

And find your winning candidate

Ice Breakers

Tell me about a project that really got you excited.

Behavioral

Describe a time you dealt with an irate customer.

Determining Fit

What do you do when things are slow at work?

Core Competencies

How do you distinguish between planning for the short term, midterm, and long term?

Ethics

Is honesty always the best policy?

Brainteasers and Business Problems

What was the last product or service you saw that took your breath away?

Closing

What do you want to be doing five years from now?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071470438
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/24/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 949,161
  • Product dimensions: 0.48 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Meet the Author

John Kador is the author of twelve books, including How to Ace the Brainteaser Interview, and a business consultant for clients such as Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, and Sears.

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Table of Contents

Pt. I Lists of job interview questions by category 1
Ch. 1 Icebreaker and background questions 3
Ch. 2 Behavioral questions 9
Ch. 3 Questions to determine fit 25
Ch. 4 Core competency questions 37
Ch. 5 Ethics questions 53
Ch. 6 Brainteasers and business problems 59
Ch. 7 Closing questions 69
Pt. II Interview scripts 1-40 71
Script 1 Entry level 73
Script 2 Entry level 75
Script 3 Entry level 77
Script 4 General 80
Script 5 General 82
Script 6 General 84
Script 7 Administration 86
Script 8 Administration 88
Script 9 Administration 90
Script 10 Administration 92
Script 11 Administration 95
Script 12 Administration 97
Script 13 Financial 99
Script 14 Financial 101
Script 15 Financial 103
Script 16 General management and/or supervision 105
Script 17 General management and/or supervision 108
Script 18 General management and/or supervision 110
Script 19 General management and/or supervision 112
Script 20 General management and/or supervision 114
Script 21 General management and/or supervision 116
Script 22 Team leadership 118
Script 23 Team leadership 120
Script 24 Team leadership 123
Script 25 Sales and marketing and/or sales management 126
Script 26 Sales and marketing and/or sales management 128
Script 27 Sales and marketing and/or sales management 130
Script 28 Sales and marketing and/or sales management 132
Script 29 Customer service 134
Script 30 Training and/or presentation skills 136
Script 31 Project management 139
Script 32 Project management 141
Script 33 Project management 143
Script 34 Human resources management 146
Script 35 Human resources management 148
Script 36 Information technology management, Java expertise 150
Script 37 Information technology management, database administration expertise 153
Script 38 Information technology management, network administration expertise 156
Script 39 Sales management 159
Script 40 Education, academics, and/or training 161
Pt. III Other crucial interview topics and questions 163
Ch. 8 Acceptable and unacceptable personal questions 165
Ch. 9 Money matters 179
Ch. 10 Exit interview questions 183
Ch. 11 Questions interviewers should expect to be asked 189
Ch. 12 20 very tough questions 199
Ch. 13 Questions to help identify applicants who may be disgruntled or prone to violence 201
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