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The Competency Question Book for Job Interviews: the definitive guide to answering competency questions, 3rd Edition This book helps anyone who struggles to answer competency job questions such as "Tell me of a time when you showed initiative" or "Give me an example of when you delivered outstanding customer service" or "Give me an example of when you have worked well in a team". It addresses and simplifies the 16 most commonly tested competencies and provides hundreds of examples. ---- The author has a background in four Civil Service departments , including DWP Jobcentres and in recruitment and training. He has helped hundreds of jobseekers, both unemployed and employed , school-leavers, job-returners, job-changers, ex-offenders, students, graduates and many more to find a job or to find a better job.---- This book is an essential aid for you if you struggle to answer competency questions, either in an interview situation or on application forms. This is the revised, 3rd edition.--- The competencies included are :--- Adapting to Change -- Attention to Detail -- Communication -- Customer Service -- Deadlines and Targets -- Decision Making -- Drive, Determination and Resilience --- Equality and Diversity -- Initiative -- Integrity -- Leadership -- Managing Yourself -- Negotiation -- Persuasion -- Problem Solving -- Teamworking.-----I have helped many hard-to-help people get a good job and can help you , if you buy this. ---GET A CAREER BEFORE A ROBOT TAKES YOUR JOB .
Call Number: HF5549.5.I6 N48 2017x
96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire With more than 120,000 copies sold, this hiring classic gets results. Why do so many promising job candidates turn out to be disappointing employees? How can you consistently hire the right people at the right time for the right roles? Employment expert Paul Falcone supplies the tools you need to land top talent. The third edition of his practical and popular book is packed with interview questions, each designed to reveal the real person sitting across the table. What is the applicant's motivation for changing jobs? How well does he handle stress? Does she consistently show initiative? Managers learn to define the key criteria they seek in their next hire and pose strategic questions to uncover these qualities, including: Achievement-anchored questions * Questions that gauge likeability and fit * Pressure-cooker questions * Holistic questions that invite self-assessment * Questions tailored to sales, mid-level, or senior management positions * And more Complete with guidelines for analyzing answers, asking follow-up questions, checking references, and making winning offers--as well as new chapters on evaluating freelancers and onboarding successfully--the book simplifies the hiring process and puts people in place who can get the job done.
Call Number: HF5549.5.I6 F35 2018
High-Impact Interview Questions: 701 behavior-based questions to find the right person for every job Ask the right questions. Hire the best people. Most prospective hires come well prepared. So how do you get past the polished exteriors and rehearsed replies to discover what applicants are actually like? High-Impact Interview Questions shows you how to dig deeper using competency-based behavioral interviewing methods to uncover truly relevant and useful information. By having candidates describe specific, job-related situations (rather than relying on traditional questions), you'll gain a clearer picture of past behaviors-and more accurately predict future performance. Packed with hundreds of questions matched to in-demand skills, this user-friendly guide simplifies the process of selecting the right person for each position. Offering advice on evaluating answers and assessing cultural fit, the second edition of High-Impact Interview Questions features dozens of all-new questions designed to gauge accountability, assertiveness, attention to detail, judgment, follow-through, risk-taking, social media usage, and more. Hiring a dream employee takes more than a hunch. This book helps you ask the tough but necessary questions that reveal the real person behind the resume.
Call Number: HF5549.5.I6 H59 2018
Get That Job!: the quick & complete guide to a winning interview Praised as "Excellent" on Forbes.com, this concise interview guide gives readers proven tips and clear instructions to prepare for breakthrough interviews. Job seekers will learn to: Identify and communicate their unique strengths, their "key selling points." Understand why employers ask many of the most common interview questions - and how to answer with confidence. Succeed with video interviews, behavioral interviews and panels. Build an arsenal of success stories. Ace every step - from the first screening to accepting the offer. "A practical guide to authentic, well prepared interviewing, Get That Job offers an abundant tool kit of resources - including great answers to challenging questions every job seeker is sure to encounter. Kudos " - Marie Zimenoff, Director of Career Thought Leaders and the Resume Writing Academy
Call Number: HF5382.7 .K455 2017x
Competency-Based Interviews: how to master the tough interview style used by the Fortune 500s People interviewing for jobs today often fail because they are using yesterday's strategies. Technology is becoming more sophisticated and virtual assessment centers are being used to assess how strong candidates are in key competency areas. Global competencies are being used to help organizations choose people for international assignments or simply to work on diverse international teams. The best employers are constantly changing the way interviews are done. This newly revised edition of Competency-Based Interviews offers you a new and more effective way to handle the tough new interviews so that you will emphasize the knowledge, skills, and abilities that you have and that employers demand. Preparing for a competency-based interview will give you the strategy you need to: Be selected for the most competitive positions Win the best job at a new organization Get a great first job or internship Be chosen for that critical promotion in your current organization Take control of your career path Increase your salary Secure more interesting assignments and more interesting work
Call Number: RT120.R4 E95 2013x
Ask the Right Questions, Hire the Best People, Fourth Edition n this completely updated new edition, the best-selling author of 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions and 101 Smart Questions to Ask on Your Interview takes you step-by-step through the hiring process. Whether you're replacing an employee who's leaving or creating a new position in your organization, Ron Fry shows you how to write a concise and accurate job description, identify key competencies, and how to translate them into a realistic set of search criteria. Ask the Right Questions, Hire the Best People also shows you: How to attract the best applicants. What to look for when you're screening resumes, in your office or online. What questions you should ask in the interview...and when to ask them. How to listen more effectively to what the applicant is really telling you. How to probe for information the applicant doesn't want to reveal. What questions the law permits and forbids. Whether you're an interviewing novice or a seasoned pro, you'll find all the answers you need in Ask the Right Questions, Hire the Best People, including new chapters on questions for managers and executives, identifying core competencies, and unearthing hidden objections.
Call Number: HF5549.5.S38 F79 2018
101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions, 25th Anniversary Edition No matter how good you look, how much research you've done, or how perfectly your qualifications match the job description, if you're not prepared with great answers to the toughest interview questions, you won't get the job. 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions is a manual that will help you home in on exactly what the interviewer is trying to learn'with each and every question he or she asks. If you've never done well on interviews, never even been on a job interview, or just want to make sure a lousy interview doesn't cost you a job you really want, Ron Fry will help you get that job--as he has helped literally millions of people nationwide and throughout the world. This brand-new 25th Anniversary Edition of 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions is thoroughly updated to reflect the realities of today's job market. Whatever your age and experience, whether you are seeking your very first job or finally breaking into the executive office, this is the one book you need to get that job.
Call Number: HF5549.5.I6 F75 2016
60 Seconds and You're Hired!: more than 100 answers to tough interview questions Now fully revised and updated for the 2016 job hunt--the must-have guide to acing the interview and landing the dream job, from "America's top career expert" (The Los Angeles Times) 60 Seconds & You're Hired! has already helped thousands of job seekers get their dream jobs by excelling in crucial interviews. America's top job search expert Robin Ryan draws on her 20 years as a career counselor, 30 years of direct hiring, and extensive contact with hundreds of recruiters, decisions makers, and HR professionals to teach you proven strategies to help you take charge of the interview process and get the job you want. Brief, compact, and packed with insightful direction to give you the cutting edge to slip past the competition, 60 Seconds & You're Hired! is here to help you succeed! This newly revised edition features: * Unique techniques like "The 60 Second Sell" and "The 5-Point Agenda" * Over 125 answers to tough, tricky interview questions employers often ask * How to handle structured or behavioral interview questions * Questions you should always ask, and questions you should never ask * How to deal effectively with any salary questions to preserve your negotiating power * 20 interview pitfalls to avoid * Proven negotiation techniques that secure higher salaries - and much more! "Robin Ryan has the inside track on how to get hired." --ABC News
Call Number: HF5549.5.I6 R94 2016