Job Interviews For Dummies

by Joyce Lain Kennedy

Job Interviews For Dummies Synopsis

Deliver a show-stopping interview performance Does the thought of interviewing for a new job send shivers down your spine? It doesn't have to! Whether you're searching for your first job, changing careers, or looking for advancement in your current line of work, Job Interviews For Dummies shows you how to use your skills and experiences to your advantage and land that job. Following a half-decade characterized by an explosion of economic crises, global expansion, and technological innovation in the job market, today's job seekers vie for employment in a tough era of new realities where few have gone before. In addition to covering how to prepare for an interview, this updated edition explores the new realities of the job market with scenarios that you can expect to encounter, an updated sample question and answer section, coverage of how you can harness social media in your job search, information on preparing for a Web-based interview, and the best ways to keep your credibility when applying for several jobs at once. * Out-prepare the competition * Overcome your fear of interviewing * Ask smart questions about the job and the employer * Give the best answers to make-or-break questions * Fit your qualifications to the job's requirements * Dress like an insider * Survive personality tests * Interview across cultures * Evaluate a job offer * Negotiate a better salary Whether you're fresh from the classroom, a prime-timer over 50, or somewhere in between, Job Interviews For Dummies quickly gets you up to speed on the skills and tools you need to land the job you want.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781118112908
Publication date: 9th December 2011
Author: Joyce Lain Kennedy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Categories: Advice on careers & achieving success,

About Joyce Lain Kennedy

Joyce Lain Kennedy is a nationally syndicated careers columnist. CAREERS NOW appears twice weekly in newspapers and on websites across the United States. She is the author of seven career books including Resumes For Dummies, 6th Edition, and Cover Letters For Dummies, 3rd Edition.

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