Answering Tough Interview Questions for Dummies
Written for all job hunters – new entrants, mid-level people, very experienced individuals, and technical and non-technical job seekers – Answering Tough Interview Questions For Dummies is packed with the building blocks for show-stopping interviews.
Introduction. Part I: Making Sure You Shine in an Interview. Chapter 1: Understanding the Interviewing Game. Chapter 2: Doing Your Job Interview Homework. Chapter 3: Polishing Your Interview Performance. Part II: Answering Tough Interview Questions. Chapter 4: Talking about Yourself. Chapter 5: Talking about Problems, Perceptions, and People. Chapter 6: Getting to Grips with Questions about Your Work. Chapter 7: Talking about Why You Want a New Job. Chapter 8 : Thriving Under the Pressure Interview. Chapter 9: Succeeding at Competency-Based Interviewing. Part III: Dealing with Tricky Questions and Other Situations. Chapter 10: Responding to Questions for Graduates and School Leavers. Chapter 11: Handling Questions Aimed at Experienced Candidates. Chapter 12: Handling Hypothetical and Analytical Questions. Chapter 13: Coping with Illegal and Personal Questions. Chapter 14: Taking Control in Unusual Situations. Part IV: Securing the Job of Your Dreams. Chapter 15: Asking Great Questions. Chapter 16: Dotting ‘I’s and Crossing ‘T’s. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Ten Cardinal Sins of Interviewing. Chapter 18: Ten Tips to Creating the Perfect Career. Index.
Rob Yeung presented BBC TV's How to Get Your Dream Job. He also works as a psychology consultant and has written several career development books, including Public Speaking and Presentations For Dummies.
Stay one step ahead of the other candidates How do you respond to authority? What are your personal shortcomings? Passing a test is much easier when you've already seen the questions, so let master interviewer Rob Yeung brief you on the toughest interview questions and the most impressive answers. This book places you one step ahead of the competition by making your honest answers sound great and your best answers sound honest. Get your game plan – understand the ins and outs of the interviewing game and make sure you've done your homework Keep cool – discover techniques on thriving under the pressure of an interview Survive sticky situations – learn to handle hypothetical and analytical questions and deal with personal questions Open the book and find: Ways to avoid clichéd answers Advice on talking positively about weaknesses Techniques on dismissing interview nerves Advice on conveying your unique selling points A step-by-step guide to beating the psychometric tests Techniques on handling hypothetical questions Guidance on coping with the pressure of an interview Tips on creating the perfect career Learn to: Understand the interviewing game Thrive under pressure Perfect your interview performance Deal with tricky questions and situations