Normal view MARC view

Ultimate interview: make a great impression and get that job

Author: Williams, Lynn Publisher: Kogan Page, 2008.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 214 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780749453879Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
Tags: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Europe Campus
Main Collection
Print ZA17 .W55 2008
(Browse shelf)
Available 001250503
Total holds: 0

Includes index


Ultimate Interview Make a great impression and get the job Contents Introduction 1 Know your enemy Understanding interviewers What do they want? 3; What sort of things are they looking for? 4; What will happen at the interview? 4; What sort of ques-tions will they ask? 5; How do they know what they're looking for? 6 Prepare yourself What you need to know before the interview What should you prepare? 9; Exhibit 1: Evidence that you meet their needs 10; Exhibit 2: Reassuring answers and explanations 12; Exhibit 3: Industry knowledge 14; Exhibit 4: The reasons you want this job 18 Answering questions What the interviewer will ask and what you need to tell them Make a good impression 19; Three cardinal rules 22 Starting the interview What to expect from the interview and how to begin confidently Questions they ask everybody Standard questions you should prepare for Questions for practical jobs Key question, 'Are you reliable? Professional knowledge 46 1 3 2 9 3 19 4 24 5 30 6 38 7 Questions for creative jobs Key question, 'Will you deliver?' Professional knowledge 59 Questions for clerical and administrative jobs Key question, 'Are you efficient?' Professional knowledge 71 Questions for sales and marketing jobs Key question, 'Can you sell?' Professional knowledge 84 Questions for technical jobs Key question, 'Can you do the job?' Professional knowledge 99 Questions for management jobs Key question, 'Will you get results?' Professional knowledge 120 Questions for customer relations jobs Key question, 'Are you customer focused?' Professional knowledge 130 Questions for school and college leavers What to do if you don't have experience Professional knowledge 140 Tackling the difficult questions Handling questions about perceived areas of weakness Inappropriate and illegal questions 149 Dealing with tricky questions What to say when there's no clear answer Dealing with critical or negative questions 152; Questions about salary 155; Answering closed questions 157 Your questions for the interviewer What to ask at the end of the interview 48 8 61 9 73 10 86 11 101 12 122 13 132 14 142 15 152 16 159 17 Variations on the theme 163 Different types of interview and how to deal with them confidently Screening interviews 163; Telephone interviews 164; Video interviews 165; Panel interviews 166; Serial interviews 167; Assessment centres 167; Informal interviews 168; Second interviews 169 18 Interview extras Tasks and tests they might include and how to approach them Making a presentation 170; Showing your portfolio 171; Technical and attainment tests 172; Physical tests 172; Jobreplica exercises 172; Group exercises 173; Psychometric tests 174; Future trends 180 19 Looking the part Making a good impression from the start Appearance 183; Behaviour 185; Overcoming nerves 187 What happens next? What to do after the interview While you're waiting for their decision 190; If they don't make you an offer 191; If they do make you an offer 196 Further reading from Kogan Page Index to the questions Index 170 183 20 190 199 202 209

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Koha 18.11 - INSEAD Catalogue
Home | Contact Us | What's Koha?