The Job Interview Phrase Book: The Things to Say to Get You the Job You Want

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Adams Media, Nov 18, 2009 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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"In today's marketplace it is critical that you stand out in a crowd."
--Eric Winegardener, Vice President, Monster Worldwide

In today's tightening job market, the interview is a key stage. But too often in job interviews, candidates freeze and can't find the words they need to make the best impression. Now this clear, concise guide shows the best way to answer all the essential questions, such as:

  • How do you get along with others at work? "I value good support from my coworkers . . ."
  • Where do you expect to be in five years? "Working for this company in a position of responsibility . . ."
  • What motivates you? "I like working on a project all the way through, from conception to . . ."
  • How do you manage your time? "I put aside the start of the day for major projects, and then . . ."
  • How do you solve a problem? "I start by looking at all the possible causes . . ."
Also included: A breakdown of phrases by industry, giving you a leg up in some of the best job markets in today's economy. In a competitive market, interview skills are among the most important advantages job seekers can have. This book shows you how to hone those skills for success--one word at a time.

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About the author (2009)

Nancy Schuman (East Northport, NY) is a vice president at Lloyd Staffing and the author of several books, including The Everything Resume Books, 3rd Edition; Revising Your Resume; and From College to Career. She is the resident weekly Jobs and Careers columnist for the Long Island Press and she has written articles on careers for consumer publications.

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