Facing your first job interview when you've just left school or university is tough. Not only have you had little interview practice, but you're also likely to be faced with questions about lack of work experience and qualifications. So how do you make a great impact face-to-face and get your first permanent job?
Young Jobhunters: Interview Skills explains the different types of interview and what to expect, giving advice on building confidence and answering tough interview questions. It also reveals what employers are looking for at interview and how to:
Make the most of your current skills, qualifications and work experience.
Prepare for different types of interview tests.
Ensure you stand out as a winning candidate.
With sample interview questions, quizzes, interview case studies and useful checklists to help you perform positively and professionally, Young Jobhunters: Interview Skills will take the stress out of interview preparation and ensure you have all the advice you need to make your interview a success.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Interviews: What are they all about? 6
Chapter 2 Planning for success 19
Chapter 3 Preparation, preparation, preparation! 31
Chapter 4 What type of interview? 47
Chapter 5 Selection tests and assessment centres 64
Chapter 6 Aim to impress 74
Chapter 7 Standing out from the crowd 91
Chapter 8 Facing your fears 106
Chapter 9 Questions, questions and more questions! 121
Chapter 10 Top 10 interview questions 142
Chapter 11 Waiting to hear ... 155
Chapter 12 How to handle being offered the job, or not 162
Chapter 13 Next time! 174