201 Knockout Answers to Tough Interview Questions

Never get stumped by an interview question again. This indispensable guide shows job seekers how to wow potential employers by answering interview questions in a way that demonstrates the five most sought-after employee competencies.
ISBN10: 0814415008
ISBN13: 9780814415009
Number Of Pages: 240
Publication Date: 20091028
Publisher: ThomasNelson
Binding: Paperback
SKU: 9780814415009
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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.