Job Interviews For Dummies

Job Interviews For Dummies

by Joyce Lain Kennedy
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Job Interviews For Dummies by Joyce Lain Kennedy

Deliver a show-stopping interview performance

Does the thought of interviewing for a new job send shivers down your spine? It doesn't have to! Whether you're searching for your first job, changing careers, or looking for advancement in your current line of work, Job Interviews For Dummies shows you how to use your skills and experiences to your advantage and land that job.

Following a half-decade characterized by an explosion of economic crises, global expansion, and technological innovation in the job market, today's job seekers vie for employment in a tough era of new realities where few have gone before. In addition to covering how to prepare for an interview, this updated edition explores the new realities of the job market with scenarios that you can expect to encounter, an updated sample question and answer section, coverage of how you can harness social media in your job search, information on preparing for a Web-based interview, and the best ways to keep your credibility when applying for several jobs at once.

  • Out-prepare the competition
  • Overcome your fear of interviewing
  • Ask smart questions about the job and the employer
  • Give the best answers to make-or-break questions
  • Fit your qualifications to the job's requirements
  • Dress like an insider
  • Survive personality tests
  • Interview across cultures
  • Evaluate a job offer
  • Negotiate a better salary

Whether you're fresh from the classroom, a prime-timer over 50, or somewhere in between, Job Interviews For Dummies quickly gets you up to speed on the skills and tools you need to land the job you want.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118237489
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/29/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 481,054
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Joyce Lain Kennedy is a nationally syndicated careers columnist. CAREERS NOW appears twice weekly in newspapers and on websites across the United States. She is the author of seven career books including Resumes For Dummies, 6th Edition, and Cover Letters For Dummies, 3rd Edition.

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Job Interviews for Dummies 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was exactly what I was looking for. Not only does it help you with answering questions, it helps you with your research of the company you are interviewing with. I used this book and was confident going into the interview, and was fully prepared for the five hours I was there. If you are buying a book - BUY THIS ONE!
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This book offers great advice on how to prepare for an interview.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
For anyone in the work force, Job Interviews for Dummies provides the information necessary to 'ace' the interviews and get the job. The information is factual and the presentation is entertaining. A win-win investment.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Easy reading!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book provides a significant path to success in a company interview. I particular like the way the book explains the possible good ways and bad ways to present ourself during the interview.