Top Notch Interviews: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques from the First Call to Getting the Job You Want

Top Notch Interviews: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques from the First Call to Getting the Job You Want

by Brian Davis

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Overview

Few of us have ever experienced anything like the current job market. Millions of jobs have disappeared, and everyone from experienced executives to newly minted college graduates are facing the toughest environment in decades. Which is why top notch interview skills are more important than ever.

Top Notch Interviews teaches job seekers at any level, from all industries and professions, the author's proven technique to increase interview success. Even if you are the most qualified candidate, have the perfect resume, and possess the perfect background, you may still lose the job if you lack interview skills.

This book is organized in easy-to-digest segments that will show you:

An easy-to-remember method for confidently answering questions.

How to identify the phases of the interview and formulate your responses accordingly.

How to avoid common pitfalls that eliminate the majority of candidates.

How to navigate through the pursuit phase, including thank-you notes, follow-up, negotiations, and acceptance.

Dramatically boost your chances of winning your next interview and get the job you want using Top Notch Interviews.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601631145
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 05/14/2010
Series: Top Notch Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 916,292
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Brian Davis is the CEO of Talent Alliance, Inc., a global recruitment firm with offices in the United States and China that covers staffing, executive placement, military transition, and recruitment technology platforms. Davis is a skilled public speaker who has presented to hundreds of audiences and conducted numerous radio interviews about the recruiting and staffing business and interview preparation skills. He has personally coached and trained thousands of candidates, from entry-level to senior executives, across numerous industries. He resides in Temecula, California.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Chapter 1 Career Transition Preparation 13

Chapter 2 Interview Mechanics 75

Chapter 3 Phases of the Interview 93

Chapter 4 Different Types of Interviews 139

Chapter 5 Follow Up 167

Appendix: Review 187

Index 211

About the Author 217

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