Descriere: "Interview Fitness Training" is a complete training and workout program for anyone who is about to enter into the world of job search and interviewing. It is guaranteed to give candidates an unfair advantage over the competition. The advice and techniques it contains will supercharge the job searcher's mind with confidence and the skills needed to have a successful interview. The reader will learn - How to answer difficult questions - How to overcome interview anxiety - How to negotiate a better offer - How to stand out from the rest of the candidates by demonstrating their unique skills and qualities - How to bond with your interviewers, even if they've already decided not to hire you (first impressions are deceiving, but you can easily turn the situation around ) - How to dress appropriately for an interview (overdressing or looking too casual may hurt your chances of getting the job) - What to do after the interview is complete to increase your chances of getting a call back. This is humorous self-help book written in a quick, easy read format - for instant results.
Autori: Carole Martin | Editura: Interview Coach | Anul aparitiei: 2009 | ISBN: 9780970901231 | Numar de pagini: 164 | Categorie: Careers
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