201 Knockout Answers To Tough Interview Questions: The Ultimate Guide ToHandling The New Competency-Based Interview Style

by Linda Matias

On Sale: 20/03/2019


About the Book

Increasingly, employers today are using a tough new kind of interview to evaluate candidates and determine how well they think on their feet. To be successful in these new competency-based interviews, job seekers must be prepared with situation-specific examples that highlight the accomplishments, knowledge, and abilities they have that employers need. Featuring a plethora of sample questions-and winning answers-this book is organized by the five core competencies most interviewers are looking for: ∗ Individual responsibility (decisiveness, independence, flexibility, career goals) ∗ Managerial skills (leadership, delegation, strategic planning) ∗ Motivational factors (ambition, initiative) ∗ Analytical skills (problem solving, attention to detail) ∗ People skills (teamwork, communication, customer service) This indispensable guide features fill-in-the-blank exercises readers can use to prepare themselves to demonstrate sought-after competencies and wow potential employers. It's a powerful book no job seeker should be without.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780814415009
  • ISBN 10: 0814415008
  • Imprint: AMACOM - US
  • On Sale: 20/03/2019
  • Pages: 240
  • List Price: 24.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication / General


Linda Matias, JCTC, CIC, NCRW (Long Island, NY) runs CareerStrides, a career consulting firm. She coaches clients on effective interview techniques. A former president of the National Resume Writers Association, her syndicated column appears on sites including CareerKnowHow.com, JobSeekerAdvice.com, and others. She also writes a column and produces a podcast for the YouTube channel CareerStrides and is the author of How to Say It Job Interviews.

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