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1,001 Phrases You Need to Get a Job - Nancy Schuman; Burton Jay Nadler
Call Number: HF 5383 .S3278 2012
ISBN: 1440538875
Publication Date: 2012-05-18
Find the right words for the best job! It's not enough to have the talent and experience to land the right job—you have to be able to put that talent and experience into words. With just the right phrase, you can highlight your achievements in your resume, make the cover letter pitch that sets you apart from the crowd, and underscore your unique skill set in the interview that lands you the job. In 1,001 Phrases You Need to Get a Job, employment gurus Nancy Schuman and Burton Jay Nadler show you how to walk the walk and talk the talk you need to win the job you want.

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15-Minute Cover Letter: write an effective cover letter right now - Louise Kursmark; Michael Farr
Call Number: HF 5383 .F315 2009
ISBN: 9781593576615
Publication Date: 2009-04-01
This book distills revolutionary and proven cover letter advice into six quick chapters about writing and using cover letters and other job search correspondence. The book offers a collection of dozens of professionally written cover letter samples along with step-by-step advice for creating attention-getting letters of your own. Bonus content offers tip on resume writing and job search success.

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202 Great Cover Letters - Michael Betrus
Call Number: qHF 5383 .B4354 2008
ISBN: 0071492488
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Get noticed and get the interview-with the right cover letter A great cover letter is the best way to show prospective employers who you are and what you can offer. So don't blow it! 202 Great Cover Letters delivers a treasure trove of sample cover letters that will get you noticed whether you're applying online or in person. No matter what industry you work in, you'll find an effective, smart cover letter for virtually any position. In addition to attention-grabbing sample letters, 202 Great Cover Letters is packed with vital job search information: Smart guidelines for researching a company's needs Handy networking concepts and ideas Valuable tips on contacting recruiters during and after interviews Proven advice for every situation, including cold contact and posting on job boards Important keywords top recruiters look for Whether you're just out of college, just out of work, or just looking for a change of career, 202 Great Cover Letters gives you all the samples, formats, and strategies you need to make that all-important first impression.

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All Work, No Pay : finding an internship, building your resume, making connections, and gaining job - Lauren Berger
Call Number: HF 5381 .B3647 2012 /
ISBN: 9781607741688
Publication Date: 2012-01-03
Land Killer Internships--and Make the Most of Them These days, a college resume without internship experience is considered "naked." Indeed, statistics show that internship experience leads to "more" job offers with "higher" salaries--and in this tough economy, college grads need all the help they can get. Enter Lauren Berger, internships expert and CEO of Intern Queen, Inc., whose comprehensive guide reveals insider secrets to scoring the perfect internship, building invaluable connections, boosting transferable skills, and ultimately moving toward your dream career. She'll show you how to: Discover the best internship opportunities, from big companies to virtual internships Write effective resumes and cover letters Nail phone, Skype, and in-person interviews Know your rights as an intern Use social networking to your advantage Network like a pro Impress your boss Get solid letters of recommendation Turn internships into job opportunities With exercises, examples, and a go-getter attitude, this next-generation internship manual provides all the cutting-edge information students and recent grads will need to get a competitive edge in the job market. So what are you waiting for?

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Best Resumes for College Students and New Grads: jump-start your career! - Louise Kursmark
Call Number: qHF 5383 .K867 2012
ISBN: 1593578873
Publication Date: 2011-12-01
Louise M. Kursmark is co-author of the Expert Resume series, and is president and founder of Best Impression Career Services, Inc. in Cincinnati Ohio. Best Impression is a company specializing in resumes and job search strategies for sales, marketing, and executive clients worldwide. She is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Certified Employment Interview Professional (CEIP), Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC), and Credentialed Career Manager (CCM). She is a founding member of the Career Management Alliance, an Internet-based training and development organization for career professionals.

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Cover Letters for Dummies - Joyce Lain Kennedy
Call Number: HF 5383 .K418 2000
ISBN: 0764552244
Publication Date: 2000-04-20
This guide helps the reader to structure a solid letter with an opening line that demands attention. It includes helpful tips and hints, showing the reader how to inquire about a specific position, request more information about a company, ask for an interview and discuss salary issues.

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Knock 'em dead 2000: the ultimate job-seeker's handbook - Yate, Martin John
Call Number: HF 5549.5 .I6 Y37 2000
ISBN: 1580621716
Publication Date: 2000
Tells how to locate employment opportunities, rejuvenate a job hunt, answer difficult interview questions, negotiate salary levels, and handle executive job-search firms.

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Successful Job Applications in a Week - Patricia Scudamore; Hilton Catt
Call Number: HF 5383 .S38 2012
ISBN: 9781444158892
Publication Date: 2012-05-02
The ability to put in a successful job application is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career. Written by Pat Scudamore and Hilton Catt, leading experts on appraisals as both coaches and HR practitioners, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know in order to create a successful job application. The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience. So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!

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The Complete Book of Perfect Phrases for Successful Job Seekers - Max E. Douglas; Robert Bacal; Anne Bruce; Harriet Diamond; Linda Diamond; Michael Betrus; Carole Martin
Call Number: HF 5383 .B4356 2009
ISBN: 007148566X
Publication Date: 2008-09-05
The Complete Book of Perfect Phrases for Job Seekers shows how to project the right image, sound professional, and convey their experience in the best light possible. Expert career coaches Michael Betrus and Carole Martin provide the precise phrases for every stage--from writing the cover letter to putting together a resume to blowing them away at the interview--helping you stand out from all the other applicants.

 

Interviews Books

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The Complete Book of Perfect Phrases for Successful Job Seekers - Max E. Douglas; Robert Bacal; Anne Bruce; Harriet Diamond; Linda Diamond; Michael Betrus; Carole Martin
Call Number: HF 5549.5 .I6 P67 2009
ISBN: 9780071485661
Publication Date: 2008-09-05
The Complete Book of Perfect Phrases for Job Seekers shows how to project the right image, sound professional, and convey their experience in the best light possible. Expert career coaches Michael Betrus and Carole Martin provide the precise phrases for every stage--from writing the cover letter to putting together a resume to blowing them away at the interview--helping you stand out from all the other applicants.

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301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview - John Kador
Call Number: HF 5549.5 .I6 K3 2010
ISBN: 9780071738880
Publication Date: 2010-04-07
Revised and updated for today's job market, the bestselling handbook for the ahead-of-the-curve job seeker "Is there anything you'd like to ask us?" This question can paralyze even the most seasoned job applicants. But with 301 Best Questions to Ask on YourInterview at your side, you'll be ready with a response that demonstrates your confidence and ability to see the whole picture and think on your feet. This second edition of the bestselling job seeker's resource delivers proven, up-to-the-minute tools for job hunters who want to shine in this most crucial part of the interview process. Written with the participation of hundreds of recruiters, job coaches, hiring managers, and Fortune 500 HR specialists, this book is the bestavailable source for the questions that can advance your candidacy and convince interviewers that you're the best person for the job. Other features, including examples of the most powerful questions you can ask--and thequestions NEVER to ask--make 301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview your go-to guide for get-noticed, get-hired tips and techniques and expert guidance to put you in the driver's seat at your next interview. John Kador is the author of several books, including The Manager's Book of Questions and How to Ace the Brain Teaser Interview. A professional business writer and consultant, he has produced numerous speeches, annual reports, scripts, casehistories, white papers, and news releases for Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Adecco, IBM, Sears, and other corporate clients. He lives in Winfield, Pennsylvania.

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Ace Your Teacher Interview: 149 fantastic answers to tough interview questions - Anthony D. Fredericks
Call Number: LB 1780 .F74 2012
ISBN: 9781593578664
Publication Date: 2012-01-01
Anthony D. Fredericks has been a professional educator for more than 39 years at the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels. He is a leading authority on teacher hiring practices and has been involved in countless interviews and counseling sessions in his nearly four decades of educational service. In addition, he is a well-known consultant to school districts and professional education organizations around the country. He is currently a professor of education at York College in York, Pennsylvania. Fredericks is a prolific author, having published nearly 400 magazine and journal articles, and 119 books including three college textbooks, 70 educational books, and several nonfiction adult trade books.

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Boost Your Interview IQ - Carole Martin
Call Number: H 61.28 .M365 2012
ISBN: 9780071797467
Publication Date: 2012-04-26
The ultimate guide to acing any interview --revised and updated to give you the edge in today's competitive job market Job interviews aren't discussions; they're oral exams--and the candidate with all the right answers gets the job. Boost Your Interview IQ, Second Edition, helps you ace that big test with skill-building exercises, an in-depth "Interview IQ" test, and other resources to let you craft winning answers to the most important questions interviewers ask. In these pages, you'll discover ways to present your experiences in a compelling narrative that showcases your skills, knowledge, and personality--and you'll learn the right way to answer tricky "behavioral" questions like a pro. Plus you'll get interview strategies custom tailored to the needs of management/executive-level candidates, new graduates, career changers, and people reentering the market. In today's tough job market, the best-prepared candidate wins--and in this economy you're going to need every advantage to set you apart from the pack. Boost Your Interview IQ is the book that delivers the right tools to do the job of GETTING the job.

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Competency-Based Interviews: how to master the tough interview style used by the Fortune 500s, Revised Edition - Robin Kessler
Call Number: HF 5549.5 .I6 K47 2012
ISBN: 9781601632210
Publication Date: 2012-06-22
"This book will provide any candidate with a successful game plan to tackle even the most difficult competency-based interview." --Dennis Donovan, former Executive VP of Human Resources, Home Depot People interviewing for jobs today often fail because they are using yesterday's strategies. Technology is becoming more sophisticated and virtual assessment centers are being used to assess how strong candidates are in key competency areas. Global competencies are being used to help organizations choose people for international assignments or simply to work on diverse international teams. The best employers are constantly changing the way interviews are done. This newly revised edition of Competency-Based Interviews offers you a new and more effective way to handle the tough new interviews so that you will emphasize the knowledge, skills, and abilities that you have and that employers demand. Preparing for a competency-based interview will give you the strategy you need to: Be selected for the most competitive positions Win the best job at a new organization Get a great first job or internship Be chosen for that critical promotion in your current organization Take control of your career path Increase your salary Secure more interesting assignments and more interesting work

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Get the Interview Every Time : Fortune 500 hiring professionals' tips for writing winning resumes and cover letters/ - Brenda Greene
Call Number: HF 5383 .G7235 2004
ISBN: 0793183022
Publication Date: 2004-04-01
War, recession, and political uncertainty have forced many corporations to regroup, and downsizing has been the dreaded outcome for millions of workers. Fired and laid-off employees are swelling the ranks of job seekers and creating stiff competition for a dwindling number of positions. In this harsh business climate, many applicants are finding that just getting in the door for an interview poses an enormous challenge. So what's happening on the other side of the desk - as employers review huge piles of prospective resumes? What catches their attention? What turns them off? Author Brenda Greene surveyed 50 Fortune 500 employers to find out and gained valuable insight into just what it takes to command attention and interest in a crowded field. Designed to transform confused, disheartened job applicants into savvy, prospective employees, Get the Interview Every Time shows how to open the gates through sensible, targeted self-marketing.

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How to Interview Like a Top MBA: job-winning strategies from headhunters, Fortune 100 recruiters, and career counselors - Shelly Leanne
Call Number: HF 5549.5 .I6 L42 2004
ISBN: 007141827X
Publication Date: 2004-01-12
Strategies for turning your next interview into an offer--as taught at today's leading business schools Every job interview is a one-shot opportunity to dramatically improve your career and lifestyle. World-class MBA programs recognize this fact and now provide their students with detailed courses and coaching on how to dress for an interview, what to say, what not to say, and more. How to Interview Like a Top MBA presents today's best-of-the-best strategies and skills into an all-in-one, MBA-level interviewing how-to. Featuring insights from Fortune 100 executives, headhunters, career counselors, and MBA graduates, this no-nonsense guidebook arms you with: Tips for highlighting your relevant skills and experience with concise, compelling, and well-structured answers Information you should know about an interviewing company, its industry, the position, and even the interviewers themselves Ways to directly address résumé weak spots or periods of extended unemployment--without apologizing! Techniques for identifying and highlighting transferable skills when you're looking to enter a new profession Worksheets, charts, and other hands-on tools for mapping out a powerful interview strategy and plan of action 100 sample questions you can expect to hear--with sample answers that can impress your interviewer In today's ultracompetitive and uncompromising job market, the next position you get will set the tone for the rest of your career. Let How to Interview Like a Top MBAshow you how to develop the skills and confidence you need to enter each interview as a top candidate--and turn that interview into an exciting new job.

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Interview Success - Get the Edge - Julie Gray
Call Number: HF 5549.5 .I6 G735 2011
ISBN: 9781444138870
Publication Date: 2014-07-25
Are you facing a crucial interview and don't want to risk losing that job because you lack confidence or you think your interview skills aren't up to scratch? Fiercely practical, this book could be the answer to all your problems. Whether you only have a few hours to prepare or a few weeks, Julie Gray will guide you through all the techniques and strategies you need to give yourself the edge in a competitive market. Areas covered include: - Assessing whether you really want the job - 5 things interviewers want to know about you - Different interview types, including assessments centres - Knowing yourself and what you want - Researching your potential employer - What to expect in the questions - Knowing how to answer - Knowing what you want to ask them - Planning ahead - Getting into the zone: confidence boosters - How to dress, behave and speak - Tricky questions and how to handle them - Clawing back the positive when things don't go to plan Quick and easy to use, 'Interview Success' makes it easy to focus on the areas of importance from avoiding clichéd answers to dealing with scary interviewers!

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Interviewing for Success - Arthur H. Bell; Dayle M. Smith
Call Number: HF 5549.5 .I6 B3983 2004
ISBN: 0130335304
Publication Date: 2003-04-18
This unique book gives the latest information on how to succeed in the interview process, whether as an interviewee or an interviewer. Both verbal and nonverbal skills crucial to interview success are discussed in detail in this informative and clearly written book, and many sample questions from typical interviews are provided. This book covers all topics relating to the interview process, including techniques for interviewing and the different types of interviews used by governments, business, and other organizations, with special emphasis on the selection and hiring interviews. For job placement specialists, career counselors, personnel directors, human resource department employees, executives, managers, or any person wishing to brush up on their interview skills.

 

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Interviews Books

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Interviewing - Charles J. Stewart; William B. Cash; William B. Cash
Call Number: BF 637 .I5 S75 2008
ISBN: 9780073406718
Publication Date: 2007-10-15
The most widely-used text for the interviewing course,Interviewing: Principles and Practicesoffers comprehensive coverage of a wide range of interviews, as well as the most thorough treatment of the basics of interviewing (including the complex interpersonal communication process, types and uses of questions, and the structuring of interviews from opening to closing). Relevant theory is carefully integrated as a foundation for the practical aspects of interviewing--for both the interviewer and the interviewee. The 12th edition continues to reflect the growing sophistication with which interviewing is being approached, the ever-expanding body of research on all types of interview settings, recent interpersonal communication theory, and the effect of equal opportunity laws on interviewing practices.

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More Best Answers to the 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions - Matthew J. DeLuca; Nanette F. DeLuca
Call Number: HF 5549.5 .I6 D45 2001
ISBN: 0071361057
Publication Date: 2001-04-17
Picking up where his bestseller (over 55,000 sold) 201 Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions left off, Matthew DeLuca along with Nanette DeLuca take job seekers to the next level of job-search effectiveness by arming them with more valuable lessons, tips, and rules for acing any interview. Emphasizing the interpersonal aspects of the interview process, they draw on their unique experiences as job placement professionals to provide powerful insights into what interviewers look for in a job seeker and how to give it to them. Organized around question categories for quick-reference, and packed with real-life success stories and the candid observations of job placement professionals, this book tells readers what they need to know about: - How to stand out from the rest and get an interview- Understanding the rationale behind different types of questions- Fielding "curve balls," stress producers, and illegal questions- Mastering the virtual interview

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Power Resumes - Ronald Tepper
Call Number: HF 5383 .T38 1998
ISBN: 9780471247814
Publication Date: 1998-03-25
An updated version of the popular guide to door-opening resumes. Ron Tepper reveals the key elements and techniques that make for a successful power resume. Job-hunters will learn how to carefully match their qualifications to the requirements of the job, as well as how to satisfy the hidden agendas of head-hunters, personnel directors, and CEO's.

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Resume 101 : a student and recent grad guide to crafting résumés and cover letters that land jobs - Quentin J. Schultze; Bethany J. Kim; Richard N. Bolles (Foreword by)
Call Number: qHF 5383 .S3275 2012
ISBN: 9781607741947
Publication Date: 2012-03-06
Minimal job experience? No problem! nbsp; You've just graduated and are ready to land your first real job after college or high school. But how do you write the first résumé and cover letter of your career if you don't have any previous jobs to list? How do you stand out above the other applicants--including people with more experience who are out of work--with your summer job at the diner, internship at the local paper, or spot on the Ultimate Frisbee team? nbsp; Dr. Q to the rescue! For two decades, communication professor Quentin Schultze has been teaching résumé-writing to college students and recent graduates, helping them identify their strengths and transferable skills from their unique life experiences--from extracurriculars to part-time jobs to internships to volunteering. With Résumé 101, you'll discover the secrets to composing strong, impressive resumes and cover letters, such as: nbsp; nbsp; What to include when you lack professional experience nbsp; How to get great references and recommendations nbsp; Why to use a summary rather than objective statement nbsp; When to include hobbies, travel, and technology skills nbsp; What to do if your GPA isn't sky-high nbsp; Which designs and basic formats work the best nbsp; Where to find the perfect verbs and adjectives for a specific job nbsp; nbsp; With Dr. Q's help, you'll soon have a résumé and cover letter that will show hiring managers who you really are, why you're prefect for your dream job, and why they should choose you.

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Resumes for Dummies - Joyce Lain Kennedy
Call Number: HF 5383 .K424 2003
ISBN: 0764554719
Publication Date: 2002-11-01
Over the past decade, resumes have undergone dramatic changes in how they are submitted to recruiters. Technology advances have redefined the recruiting industry. It started with electronic resumes that had to be "scannable" using OCR software. Then resumes began their frenzied dart across the Internet, where, to assure safe arrival, they came dressed in the pedestrian garb of plain text (ASCII) embodied within e-mail. But now, change is upon us once again. The handsome resume made portable has made its return, and there is an emergence of online screening quizzes that determine whether your resume is accepted by recruiters and employers or buried at the bottom of the pile. The fourth edition of Resumes For Dummies is for anyone who needs to discover what works and what doesn't work when representing their work history with a resume. No matter what your experience, set of circumstances, or familiarity with resume writing, this clearly written, up-to-date guide will help you to Create a resume that takes advantage of today's technology Increase your chances of getting that dream job Craft a "stand out" resume that'll get your foot in the door Understand all the changes in the world of resumes Discover the right way and right places to send your resume This new edition has loads of advice that will make your resume stand out from the online crowd. Resumes For Dummies, 4th Edition, also covers the following topics and more: Getting your resume out there Writing a resume that fits your specific needs Choosing the right format for your resume Selecting stand out words that can bring good news Submitting your resume online Recognizing resume problems and applying solutions In the pages of Resumes For Dummies, 4th Edition, you get a sampling of stand out resumes and special needs resumes. You also get updated technical information (gathered from a wide variety of recruiting professionals) paired with classic strategies and smooth moves from the author's three decades of career reporting. With all of this in hand, you'll be able to develop and distribute a state-of-the-art resume that says you're too superior to ignore.

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Same-Day Resume: write an effective resume in an hour - Michael Farr; K. Taylor; Louise M. Kursmark
Call Number: HF 5383 .F322 2012
ISBN: 9781593579067
Publication Date: 2011-10-01
This book offers a quick, easy way to put together an effective resume in a hurry. While other huge tomes bog down the busy job seeker with too much information, this compact guide gives the reader the essential tools to apply for jobs on the fly. Same-Day Resume includes advice on cover letters, thank-you notes, online resumes, and job search strategies. This edition adds updated coverage of formatting a resume for the Internet and using social media to find job opportunities.

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Successful Interviews in a Week - Alison Straw; Mo Shapiro
Call Number: HF 5382.7 .S77 2012
ISBN: 9781444159257
Publication Date: 2012-02-24
The ability to succeed at interviews is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career. Written by Alison Straw and Mo Shapiro, leading experts on interviews as both coaches and practitioners, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to perform brilliantly when interviewed. The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience. So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!

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The Complete Book of Perfect Phrases for Successful Job Seekers - Max E. Douglas; Robert Bacal; Anne Bruce; Harriet Diamond; Linda Diamond; Michael Betrus; Carole Martin
Call Number: HF 5383 .B4356 2009
ISBN: 007148566X
Publication Date: 2008-09-05
The Complete Book of Perfect Phrases for Job Seekers shows how to project the right image, sound professional, and convey their experience in the best light possible. Expert career coaches Michael Betrus and Carole Martin provide the precise phrases for every stage--from writing the cover letter to putting together a resume to blowing them away at the interview--helping you stand out from all the other applicants.

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The Complete Q and A Job Interview Book - Jeffrey G. Allen
Call Number: HF 5549.5 .I6 A43 2000
ISBN: 047139145X
Publication Date: 2000-09-26
This guide to getting a job contains simple, programmed interview techniques and provides a script which can be personalized to prepare for any question that might be asked. It covers negotiation and insurance benefits and suggests questions which can be asked to effectively close the interview.

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The Evaluation Interview: how to probe deeply, get candid answers, and predict the performance of job candidates - Richard A. Fear; Robert J. Chiron
Call Number: HF 5549.5 .I6 F4 2002
ISBN: 0071377913
Publication Date: 2002-06-12
Contains interviewing techniques for building rapport, keeping control, and listening behind the words to hear what a candidate is really saying. This book covers tactical interviewing strategies, how to ask 'behavioral' questions that leave interviewees no wiggle room Legal issues, and questions you cannot ask in an interview.

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