60 Seconds and You're Hired!

ISBN-10: 0143112902

ISBN-13: 9780143112907

Edition: 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Robin Ryan

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Now fully revised and updatedthe must-have guide to acing the interview and landing the dream job For the past decade, 60 Seconds & Youre Hired!has helped thousands of job seekers get the perfect job by excelling at the crucial job interview. Now, in this new edition, Americas top career coach Robin Ryan offers proven strategies to help readers take charge of the interview process and get the job they want. Brief, compact, and packed with useful tips, 60 Seconds & Youre Hired!features: Unique techniques like The 60 Second Sell and The 5-Point Agenda More than 100 answers to tough interview questions Questions you should always ask 20 interview pitfalls to avoid Negotiation techniques that secure higher salaries And much more!
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List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Robin Ryan lives in Seattle, Washington.

Why 60 Seconds?
Attention Span
Are They Listening?
The World Is Full of Sound Bites
Your Verbal Business Card
5 Point Agenda
The Formula: Creating Your Strategy
Three Examples
60 Second Sell
When to Use It
Three Examples
Hiring Trends
Salary Trends
Where People Want to Work
Employers' Changing Needs
Cultivating the Ideal Worker Persona
Interview Etiquette
Dress Up!
Display Good Manners During Meals
Practice Your Handshake, Eye Contact, and Nonverbal Communication
Arrive on Time
Use People's Names
Don't Brag, Lie, or Speak Badly About Anyone
Impress Them: Handwrite Your Thank-you Note
60-Second Answers to Tough, Tricky Questions
Behavioral Interviewing and Situational Questions
Answering the Questions
Personal: About You
Work/Job Experience
About the Employer
Firings/Layoffs/Resignations/Work Gaps
Illegal Questions
Supervising Others
Technical Expertise and Specialty Questions
Questions for College Students and New Grads
Questions for Those with Advanced Degrees: MAs, MBAs, JDs, MDs, PhDs, or Doctorates
Do Your Best
Salary Questions
Secrets of Establishing Your Value
How to Find Out What They Will Pay
Salary History Requests
The Electronic Application's Salary Box
Handling the Probing Recruiter or HR Person
Answering the Questions
Relocation Situations
Questions You Should Ask
How to Impress the Employer
Gaining Insight into the Corporate Culture
37 Questions You Could Ask
Negotiating the Best Deal
Men and Women Negotiate Differently
The Biggest Raises Come with a New Job
More Employers Are Negotiating the Whole Compensation Package
Understanding Pay Scales
10 Negotiation Strategies
What to Do with Multiple Offers
How It Works
15 Types of Interviews
Telephone Screening Interview
HR/Recruiter Interview
Hiring Interview
Second Interview
Multiple Interviews
Panel Interview
Group Interview
Promotion Interview
Stress Interview
Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner Interview
Video or Videoconferencing Interview
Testing Interview
Fly-in/Relocation Interview
Bizarre Interview
Negotiation Interview
Pitfalls to Avoid
Being Late
Inappropriate Attire
No Market Research
Assuming Your Resume Will Get You the Job
Believing the Person with the Best Education, Skills, and Experience Will Get the Job
Failure to Prepare
Believing the Interviewer Is an Expert
Failure to Inspire Confidence
Failure to Demonstrate Skills
Appearing Desperate or Highly Stressed Out
Mishandling Supplemental Questions or Tests
Believing the Last Five Minutes Are the Most Important
Thinking References Are All Created Equal
Not Being the Ideal Worker
Lying on the Resume or Application
Appearing Uninterested in the Job
Giving Lengthy Answers
Inability to Tolerate Pauses or Silence
Thinking Your Major Goal Is to Get the Job
The Spotlight Is on You
Dealing with Nervousness
What to Bring
First Impressions
Nonverbal Clues
Field Knowledge
60-second Work Example
Highlight Transferable Skills
Handling Small Employers
The Convincing Close
Be Memorable: End with Your 60 Second Sell
Employer Rating Chart
Postinterview Assessment
Interview Evaluation Chart
Thank-you Notes
How to Remain a Viable Candidate When Someone Else Gets the Job
60 Seconds & You're Hired!
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