201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions: The Ultimate Guide to Handling the New Competency-Based Interview Style by Linda Matias201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions: The Ultimate Guide to Handling the New Competency-Based Interview Style by Linda Matias

201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions: The Ultimate Guide to Handling the New…

byLinda Matias

Paperback | November 7, 2009

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$20.10 online 
$20.50 list price
Earn 101 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores

about

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 winninganswers-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. "

About The Author

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...
How to Say It Job Interviews
How to Say It Job Interviews

by Linda Matias, JCTC, CIC,

$12.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

Details & Specs

Title:201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions: The Ultimate Guide to Handling the New…Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.36 inPublished:November 7, 2009Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814415008

ISBN - 13:9780814415009

Nearby Stores

We found 0 nearby stores

Customer Reviews of 201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions: The Ultimate Guide to Handling the New Competency-Based Interview Style

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

"Competency-based interviewing seems to be picking up steam at the nation's larger employers. If you have a crucial interview coming up, here's my recommendation: Spend some quality time with Matias' 195-page book - the best I've seen on the topic.' - Joyce Lain Kennedy, Tribune Media syndicated career columnist "Featuring a plethora of sample questions, this indispensable guide features fill-in-the-blank exercises." - CareerBuilder.com "