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QUINTESSENTIAL CAREERS JOB INTERVIEWING BOOKS
The Quintessential Guide to Job Interview Preparation, by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., and Randall Hansen, Ph.D. (Quintessential Careers Press). A free book that covers all the essential information job-seekers need to know about job interviewing. This comprehensive guide to succeeding in job interviews shows you exactly what to expect — and what’s expected of you every step of the way. You’ll learn the secrets of interview preparation that will enable you to wow your interviewer. You’ll discover how to make the most of your nonverbal behaviors… and much more. A must read for all job-seekers.
The Quintessential Guide to Behavioral Interviewing, by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. (Quintessential Careers Press). A free book that’s like attending boot camp for intensively learning about and preparing for this popular form of job-interviewing. You’ll learn the premise behind behavioral interviewing — why employers like to use them. You’ll discover how to identify the skills and behaviors that employers are targeting with with behavioral questions… along with a huge collection of questions and sample responses. A must read for all job-seekers.
FEATURED JOB INTERVIEWING BOOK
Job Interviews for Dummies, by Joyce Lain Kennedy (Wiley). this this friendly, authoritative guide from a nationally syndicated careers columnist and author shows you how to research, rehearse, and prepare for job interviews and outprepare the competition, overcome your fear of interviewing, and improve your interviewing success.
TOP JOB INTERVIEWING BOOKS
Boost Your Interview IQ, by Carole Martin (McGraw-Hill).
High-Impact Interview Questions: 701 Behavior-Based Questions to Find the Right Person for Every Job, by Victoria A. Hoevemeyer (Amacom).
Killer Interviews, by Frederick W. and Barbara B. Ball (Dog Ear Publishing).
Top Notch Executive Interviews: How to Strategically Deal With Recruiters, Search Firms, Boards of Directors, Panels, Presentations, Pre-Interviews, and Other High-Stress Situations, by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. (Career Press).
Win the Interview, Win the Job: Outshine the Competition With Great Preparation and Skill , by Caryl and Ron Krannich, Ph.Ds. (Impact).
OTHER JOB INTERVIEWING BOOKS
Best Answers to the 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions, by Matthew J. DeLuca (McGraw-Hill).
Case Interview Secrets: A Former McKinsey Interviewer Reveals How to Get Multiple Job Offers in Consulting, by Victor Cheng (Innovation Press).
Competency-Based Interviews: Master the Tough New Interview Style and Give Them the Answers that Will Win You the Job, by Robin Kessler (Career Press).
Help! My Job Interview is Tomorrow!, by Mary Ellen Templeton (Neal Schuman).
How Would You Move Mount Fuji? How the World’s Smartest Companies Select the Most Creative Thinkers, by William Poundstone (Little, Brown & Company).
Interview Fitness Training: A Workout With Carole Martin, The Interview Coach, by Carole Martin (The Interview Coach).
The Interview Kit (3rd edition), by Richard Beatty (Wiley).
Interview Power: Selling Yourself Face-to-Face, by Tom Washington (Mount Vernon Press).
Naked at the Interview: Tips and Quizzes to Prepare You for Your First Real Job, by Burton J. Nadler (Wiley).
101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions, by Ron Fry (Delmar Publishers).
Savvy Interviewing: How to Ace the Intervieww & Get the Job, by John Van Devender and Gloria Van Devender-Graves (Capital Books).
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