The Interview Book
Your Definitive Guide to the Perfect Interview Technique
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|Format:||Paperback, 288 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 30 July 2009|
The Interview Book is the definitive manual of interview preparation and technique, written by James Innes, the Founder and Managing Director of The CV Centre - the UK's leading CV consultancy - based on his many years' hands-on experience within careers consultancy. The advice given is tried, tested and proven on a daily basis within The CV Centre. The Interview Book takes the reader through planning, preparing and organising a winning strategy on to an explanation of the various different interview scenarios - and how to handle them. There's an extensive analysis of the different questions you might get asked and this is followed by a key feature of the book - nothing quite like it exists in competing titles -a section covering the 15 most common interview mistakes and, most importantly, precisely how to avoid them. The book concludes with advice on how to proceed after the interview - how to close the deal. Companion website: www.ineedacv.co.uk/readertools
Table of Contents
1) Introduction: Securing the interview 2) Planning, Preparation & Organisation: A winning strategy i) Researching the job ii) Researching the organisation iii) Travel arrangements and safety considerations iv) Mental preparation v) Presentation and body language vi) The Big Day vii) First impressions count 3) Interview scenarios: Expected the unexpected i) Classic one-on-one interviews ii) Telephone interviews iii) Panel interviews iv) Behaviour/Competency-based interviews v) Aptitude tests vi) Psychometric tests vii) Presentations viii) Group interviews ix) Assessment centres 4) Interview questions: And their answers! i) The welcome: Making an impact ii) Classic questions: Avoiding cliche iii) Tough questions: Turning negative situations into positive ones iv) Ending the interview: Your own questions 5) After the interview: Closing the deal i) Following up ii) Negotiating the offer iii) Handling rejection 6. My five top tips for interview success
About the Author
James Innes is the Founder and Managing Director of The CV Centre the UK's leading CV consultancy. Following more than a decade of experience heading up The CV Centre, James is widely considered to be one of the UK's leading careers experts. James regularly participates at recruitment fairs and conferences as a sought-after guest speaker, as well as being interviewed on TV and radio.
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 15.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.55 kg)|