How to Turn an Interview into a Job: Completely Revised and Updated

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 15, 2004 - Business & Economics - 128 pages
A completely revised and updated edition of the bestselling, classic how-to on mastering the art of the interview
Getting and winning the interview is the key to being hired. Everything else -- research, resumes, e-mails, phone calls -- is all backup for that crucial meeting. In How to Turn an Interview into a Job, America's leading interview authority, Jeffrey Allen, presents proven advice on the A to Zs of successful interviewing.
Incorporating current etiquette and the new work ethic, Allen covers every step of the process, including:
• Making the initial phone calls
• Scheduling appointments
• Selecting an interview wardrobe
• How to have the toughest interviewer extend an offer
• The follow-up letter
• Maximum salary negotiation

This new edition for the twenty-first century is also packed with ways to maximize current technology such as fax machines, voicemail, e-mail, and the Internet.
For every kind of job seeker, How to Turn an Interview into a Job remains the simplest, most practical, and most streetwise guide to the fastest hire.
 

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Page xiv - A personal interview is a highly predictable, controllable event, with only the places and faces changing. Everything else—research, phone calls, letters, resumes—is simply backup for that crucial meeting.

About the author (2004)

Jeffrey G. Allen, J.D., C.P.C. is America's leading placement attorney with an employment law practice that has specialized in advising recruiters and jobseekers for almost 30 years. Among his professional credentials are certified placement counselor, certified employment specialist, certified personnel consultant, and certified search specialist. As one of the founders of Search Research Institute, he has written the most widely read training materials ever published exclusively for recruiters. He has served as Special Advisor to the American Employment Association, General Counsel to the California Association of Personnel Consultants, Director of the National Placement Law Center, and is recipient of the Staffing Professionals Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in the Los Angeles area.

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