Acing the Interview

How to Ask and Answer the Questions That Will Get You the Job

 Acing the Interview

Author: Tony Beshara
Pub Date: January 2008
Print Edition: $16.95
Print ISBN: 9780814401613
Page Count: 288
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814409527

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Table of Contents


Prologue vii

PART I Today’s Hiring Authority and You 1

Chapter 1 What Today’s Job Seekers Need to Know About Themselves and Their Competition 3

Chapter 2 What Today’s Job Seekers Need to Know About Today’s Hiring Authorities and Their Companies 15

Chapter 3 How and with Whom to Get an Interview 27

Chapter 4 Important Reminders About Interviews 55

Chapter 5 Acing the Initial Interview 67

Chapter 6 Supporters: Great Assets or Your Worst Nightmare 85

PART II The Four Types of Qualifying Questions 95

Chapter 7 Can You Do the Job? 97

Chapter 8 Do I/We Like You? 123

Chapter 9 Are You a Risk? 139

Chapter 10 Can We Work the Money Out? 169

Chapter 11 Illegal Questions 177

PART III Asking Your Own Questions of Yourself, Your Recruiter, and Your Potential Employer 181

Chapter 12 Questions to Ask Yourself Even Before the Interviewing Process 183

Chapter 13 Questions to Ask Before the Initial Interview 193

Chapter 14 Questions to Ask in the Initial Interview 197

Chapter 15 Questions to Ask Yourself After Each Interview 211

Chapter 16 Questions to Ask in Interviews Beyond the Initial Interview 215

Chapter 17 Questions You Can Ask at the Time of an Offer 227

Chapter 18 Questions You Must Ask Yourself When You Get an Offer 249

Chapter 19 Reference Checking Your Next Employer 255

Epilogue 259

Appendix Some Important Lists for Job Hunters 261

Index 271

About the Author 279

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