The Interview Book
The Interview Book
Opis: The Interview Book - James Innes
The UK's bestselling guide to successful interviews is back, with a new editionupdated with expanded content on planning for interviews and tailoring your interview to a specific role. This is the definitive, bestselling guide to planning, preparing and performing in interviews to maximise your chances of landing the job you want. The guidance in this book has been tried, tested and honed to perfection. The unique content includes a chapter on avoiding the most common interview mistakes, and important information on how to handle and benefit from the post-interview period. Written by the CEO of the UK's leading CV consultancy service, James Innes, the book is supported by exclusive online tools and bonus content including sample interview questions, templates and best-practice scenarios.Part 1: Plannning, preparation and organisation: a winning strategy 1 Why are interviews so important? 2 Researching the job 3 Researching the organisation 4 Travel arrangements and safety considerations 5 Mental preparation 6 Presentation 7 Body language 8 The big day 9 First impressions count Part 2: Interview scenarios: expect the unexpected 10 Basic principles 11 Classic one-on-one interviews 12 Panel interviews 13 Competency-based interviews 14 Psychometric and aptitude tests 15 Presentations 16 Group interviews 17 Assessment centres 18 Distance interviews Part 3: Interview questions - and their answers 19 Basic principles 20 The 10 questions you're most likely to be asked 21 Forty classic questions you must be prepared for 22 Twenty tough questions - can you take the heat? 23 Illegal questions - and how to dodge them 24 Special cases: from school leavers to retirees 25 Yet more questions 26 Ending the interview: your own questions Part 4: The 15 most common interview mistakes 27 How to avoid them! Part 5: After the interview: closing the deal 28 Following up 29 Negotiating the offer 30 References 31 Resigning 32 Handling rejection 33 Your new job Part 6: My five top tips for interview success 34 How to guarantee interview success!