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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.

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Format: Book
Author: Kennedy, Joyce Lain
Summary: An updated job hunter's handbook explains how to prepare for a job interview and present the right appearance, suggests ways to answer frequently asked questions, and tells how to decide if you really want the job and the proper ways of following up.
Title: Job interviews for dummies / by Joyce Lain Kennedy.
Publisher Date: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2012.
Subject: Employment interviewing
Isbn: 9781118112908 (pbk.) 1118112903 (pbk.)
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System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 650.144 Ken
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Format: Book
Author: Kennedy, Joyce Lain
Summary: An updated job hunter's handbook explains how to prepare for a job interview and present the right appearance, suggests ways to answer frequently asked questions, and tells how to decide if you really want the job and the proper ways of following up.
Title: Job interviews for dummies / by Joyce Lain Kennedy.
Edition: 4th ed.
Publisher, Date: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2012.
Description: xviii, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series: --For dummies
Series: --For dummies
Subjects: Employment interviewing
Notes: Previous ed.: 2008.
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Job interviews are show biz. Seriously! -- Tryouts: getting past screening interviews -- 21st century video interview -- Interviewing on the global stage -- A chorus line of interviews by type -- Research is your ticket inside -- Your close-up: personality tests -- Showing you the money -- Costuming yourself for a starring role -- Beat stage fright with the R-word: rehearse -- Looking good with questions you ask -- Closing the show -- Opening acts for younger talent -- Selling scripts for career switchers -- Star turns for prime-timers -- What can you tell me about yourself? -- What do you know about this job and our company? -- What are your skills and competencies? -- How does your experience help us? -- What education do you have? -- What about your special situation? -- How should you answer a questionable question? -- Ten tips to avoid rotten reviews -- Ten tricky questions to watch out for -- Tens of lines on the cutting room floor.
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