201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions
Publication Date: October 28, 2009
Number of Pages: 240
Dimensions: 9.00 × 6.00 (inches)
Employers today are using increasingly tough interview questions to evaluate candidates based on key competencies and determine how well they think on their feet. To stand out in these competency-based interviews, job seekers must be prepared with situation-specific examples and answers to questions that highlight their accomplishments, knowledge, and abilities--and clearly display how all three meet their potential employers’ needs. In 201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions, you’ll learn 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); and people skills (teamwork, communication, customer service)--and will gain a storehouse of sample interview answers that consistently highlight your ability in these areas. Featuring fill-in-the-blank exercises and a plethora of traditional and quirky interview questions to help you prepare, this powerful book will help you get noticed by key players during the interview process--no matter what questions get thrown your way.