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The Complete Q&A Job Interview Book presents every reader with their own personalized interview script so they will be prepared in advance for anything the interviewer throws at them - from questions about personal background to management ability to technical know--how.
A completely revised and updated edition of the bestselling, classic how-to on mastering the art of the interview Getting and winning the interview is the key to being hired. Everything else -- research, resumes, e-mails, phone calls -- is all backup for that crucial meeting. In How to Turn an Interview into a Job, America's leading interview authority, Jeffrey Allen, presents proven advice on the A to Zs of successful interviewing. Incorporating current etiquette and the new work ethic, Allen covers every step of the process, including: Making the initial phone calls Scheduling appointments Selecting an interview wardrobe How to have the toughest interviewer extend an offer The follow-up letter Maximum salary negotiation This new edition for the twenty-first century is also packed with ways to maximize current technology such as fax machines, voicemail, e-mail, and the Internet. For every kind of job seeker, How to Turn an Interview into a Job remains the simplest, most practical, and most streetwise guide to the fastest hire.
"e;Every so often, something comes along that not only tell it like it is, but shows you what to do about it."e; -- Carol L. Rhodes, President American Employment Association GETTING HIRED -- IT'S EASIER THAN YOU THINK Whether you're looking for your first job, taking the next step up the career ladder, or considering changing fields, Jeffrey Allen's straightforward and practical approach to job hunting gives you proven techniques and tactics to land the job you want. He'll tell you how to: Play resume roulette Handle pre-interview jitters Pace your interview for perfect rapport Give easy answers to the toughest questions Close the "e;experience gap"e; Project a personal image with staying power Here are all the essentials from resume writing to phone calls and follow-ups. Let Jeffrey Allen show you just how easy it is to master the simple strategies of the successful interview and open the door to a whole new world of challenge and opportunity.
"e;The ultimate job interview book! A systematic, foolproof way to generate offers. No job seeker should be without it."e; -National Job Market "e;The programmed system works because it is a simple, practical, proven way to interview properly. Use it to win the interview and win the job!"e; -Mary Lyon, Associated Press "e;Allen's 'Q&A' interview approach eliminates the fear of the unknown, replaces it with the confidence of knowing what to expect, and trains the applicant to get job offers."e; -Kimberly A. Hellyar, Director, Training Consultants International What is a job interview anyway? Is it an objective examination of your experience, skills, and work ethic? Not quite. It's a screen test. You're the actor. In this bestselling guide, Jeff Allen, the world's leading authority on the interview process, shows you how getting hired depends almost completely on the "e;actor factor."e; If you know your lines, perfect your delivery, and dress for the part, you'll get hired. If you don't, you won't. In The Complete Q&A Job Interview Book, Jeff develops your own personalized interview script to prepare you in advance for any question that comes your way. Covering questions on everything from personal background to management ability and technological know-how, he gives you a fail-safe delivery format for responding the right way every time. This new edition has been updated to guide you through today's changing job market, and includes an entirely new chapter on dealing with the latest open-ended interrogation questions. If getting a job is playing a part, this is your starring role. Follow the director, and you'll be a superstar!