Mastering the Interview
Tuesday, 4/24 from 10:15am – 12:45pm
- Understand the different types of interview questions and how the prepare to answer them.
- Learn the most effective ways to prepare for an interview, including how to present yourself professionally.
- Develop expertise at expressing yourself effectively.
- Know how to ask for feedback following an interview.
- Learn how to answer the toughest interview questions.
In the meantime . . .
These two books that we have here at the library can help you prepare for any upcoming interviews.
101 Job Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again by James Reed
“What are job interviewers actually looking for in a candidate? What questions will they ask? What does each question really mean? What are the answers that will secure you the job?
James Reed, chairman of one of the world’s largest recruiting agencies, takes you into the minds of top interviewers and reveals the answers that will land your dream job. 101 Job Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again provides the best strategies for dealing with everything from classic questions like ‘Tell me about yourself’ and ‘What are your greatest weaknesses?’ to puzzlers like ‘Sell me this pen’ and ‘How many traffic lights are there in New York?'” –From Amazon.com
Knock ’em Dead Job Interview by Martin Yate, CPC.
“The interview is one of the most crucial moments of the job search experience and your chance to show your potential employer that you have what it takes to succeed in the position. In order to do that in today’s highly competitive job search environment, though, you’ll have to find a way to stand out from the crowd.
Using his twenty-five years of experience, New York Times bestselling author Martin Yate has established a set of rules for job interviews that is sure to get you noticed. Instead of memorizing canned answers, Yate provides you with an explanation of the thought behind more than 300 questions and answers, so that you’ll always know what the interviewer is really asking and how you should respond. Packed with information on handling stress questions and weird interview venues, this book also teaches you how to keep your cool–and confidence–from the moment you step inside the building.” From Amazon.com