Job Interviews For Dummies by Kennedy

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Deliver a show-stopping interview performance

Does the thought of interviewing for a new job send shivers down your spine? It doesn't have to! Whether you're searching for your first job, changing careers, or looking for advancement in your current line of work, Job Interviews For Dummies shows you how to use your skills and experiences to your advantage and land that job.

Following a half-decade characterized by an explosion of economic crises, global expansion, and technological innovation in the job market, today's job seekers vie for employment in a tough era of new realities where few have gone before. In addition to covering how to prepare for an interview, this updated edition explores the new realities of the job market with scenarios that you can expect to encounter, an updated sample question and answer section, coverage of how you can harness social media in your job search, information on preparing for a Web-based interview, and the best ways to keep your credibility when applying for several jobs at once.Out-prepare the competitionOvercome your fear of interviewingAsk smart questions about the job and the employerGive the best answers to make-or-break questionsFit your qualifications to the job's requirementsDress like an insiderSurvive personality testsInterview across culturesEvaluate a job offerNegotiate a better salary

Whether you're fresh from the classroom, a prime-timer over 50, or somewhere in between, Job Interviews For Dummies quickly gets you up to speed on the skills and tools you need to land the job you want.


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KENNEDY was an MTV VJ for nearly six years and interviewed a range of celebrities on MTV News and at events like the Grammys and VMAs, as well as hosted a series of specials called “How-To With Kennedy.” Featured as a popculture/political pundit on MSNBC, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, E! and Oxygen, she now hosts Music in the Morning with Kennedy on 98.7 FM, a top alternative radio station, and joins Discovery's hit show Pitchmen. She lives in Pacific Palisades, CA.
Published November 29, 2011 by For Dummies. 336 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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