A collection of simple techniques aimed at helping anyone answer even the trickiest interview questions as well as helpful tips on body language, what to wear, and how to conquer nerves.
Got a job interview next week? Congratulations!
Interviews are the deal-breaker that can win or lose you the job, so now's the time to brush up on those interview skills. Have you prepared answers for all the tricky questions that interviewers can throw at you, like Why would you like to work here?', What are your weaknesses?', or those thorny scenario questions where you have to think on your feet?
Interview Skills that Win the Job will give you the confidence you need to stay calm and in control to impress even the most hardened of interviewers. No more long-winded answers, debilitating nerves or being stumped by difficult questions here are all the tips you need for interview success.
More than a guide to answering questions, Interview Skills that Win the Job covers everything you need to know, from what to do when faced with a panel of interviewers, to selecting an appropriate outfit and ensuring your body language gives the right message. Don't let this potentially nerve-wracking experience undo your chances; do your homework before the interview, and win the job of your dreams.
Michael Spiropoulos has worked in HR and recruitment for over ten years, and has advised hundreds of people on issues relating to interview skills. He currently works as an HR consultant.
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Table Of Contents:
Introduction The path to interview success
1 Interview myths
2 Convincing an interviewer you're right for the job
3 Can you do the job?
4 Same skills, different job
5 Your potential to tackle new tasks
6 Are you the sort of person we can work with?
7 Employers love motivated employees
8 The big five' questions
9 Building rapport and trust
10 Effective answers to common questions
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