The purpose of Your First Interview is to ease anxiety at a time that's usually characterized by sweaty palms and pounding hearts. Whether unemployment is at a record high or record low and the country's at war or at peace- these factors have little to do with the task at hand- the fact that the reader is facing their very first job interview and they need to get ready.
YA-- This informative handbook lets a first-time job hunter know what is needed to land a job. It shows how to find information about a company, gives examples of resumes, explains how to get an interview, discusses behavior during the interview, and suggests follow-ups. Comprehensive, thorough, and reassuring.
Ron Fry is a nationally known proponent for the improvement of public education and an advocate for parents and students playing an active role in strengthening personal education programs. In addition to being the author of the best selling How to Study series, which has sold over two million copies to date, Fry has written more than 30 different books with the intention of providing resources to assist in education reform to realize his ultimate goal of achieving optimum student success.
Introduction. 1. Developing a personal inventory. 2. The importance of company research. 3. Landing the interview. 4. Wiring your network. 5. Not the Spanish Inquisition! 6. Walk right in, Sit right down. 7. Here there be dragons. 8. You, in the spotlight. 9. The Top 75. 10. What did you say? 11. "It Ain't over 'til it's over." 12. A learning experience. 13. Negotiating your first salary. Index