Job Interviews For Dummies

Job Interviews For Dummies

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

Does preparing for a job interview make your stomach turn? Do your palms sweat when the receptionist calls your name or do you get tongue-tied when you try to explain a six-month gap in your resume? Well, fear no more!

Job Interviews For DummiesTM is your common-sense, hands-on reference that guides you through the trauma of interviewing and provides you with the tools and techniques you need to guarantee an interview that's a "ShowStopper." This friendly reference outlines the basic steps for researching and preparing for an interview with plenty of expert tips and suggestions. With this book as your job search companion, you'll be ready to tackle today's tough market with confidence.

Inside, you'll discover how to:

  • Conduct research and prepare for your interview the right way
  • Rehearse (but not too much) your presentation for a flawless performance
  • Anticipate and correctly answer questions you might be asked
  • Put your best foot forward in an interview by dressing to impress and arriving on time
  • Deal with tricky issues like periods of unemployment, lack of experience, and inappropriate questions
  • Negotiate the best salary once the offer has been extended to you
  • Use the Internet and other online resources for researching companies prior to the interview

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568848594
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/1996
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 7.38(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.81(d)

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.