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301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview, Second Edition,9780071738880

301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview, Second Edition

Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 4/7/2010
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education


Revised and updated for today's job market, the bestselling handbook for the ahead-of-the-curve job seeker"Is there anything you'd like to ask us?" This question can paralyze even the most seasoned job applicants. But with301 Best Questions to Ask on YourInterviewat your side, you'll be ready with a response that demonstrates your confidence and ability to see the whole picture and think on your feet.This second edition of the bestselling job seeker's resource delivers proven, up-to-the-minute tools for job hunters who want to shine in this most crucial part of the interview process. Written with the participation of hundreds of recruiters, job coaches, hiring managers, and Fortune 500 HR specialists, this book is the bestavailable source for the questions that can advance your candidacy and convince interviewers that you're the best person for the job. Other features, including examples of the most powerful questions you can askand thequestions NEVER to askmake301 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interviewyour go-to guide for get-noticed, get-hired tips and techniques and expert guidance to put you in the driver's seat at your next interview.John Kadoris the author of several books, includingThe Manager's Book of QuestionsandHow to Ace the Brain Teaser Interview. A professional business writer and consultant, he has produced numerous speeches, annual reports, scripts, casehistories, white papers, and news releases for Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Adecco, IBM, Sears, and other corporate clients. He lives in Winfield, Pennsylvania.

Author Biography

About the Author
John Kador
is the author of several McGraw-Hill titles, including Pricing With Confidence, How to Ace the Brainteaser Interview, 201 Best Questions to Ask on Your Interview, and The Manager's Book of Questions. He divides his time between writing books and a range of corporate writing services, including speeches, annual reports, scripts, case histories, white papers, and news releases. His corporate clients include Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Adecco, IBM and Sears.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xv
The Rules of the Gamep. 1
Why You Have to Questionp. 3
Questions Are Not an Option
Questions You Should Never Initiatep. 27
Don't Go There
When to Questionp. 37
No Need to Wait for an Invitation
Do Your Homeworkp. 45
Know Before You Ask
Do You Mind if I Take Notes?p. 53
Why Taking Notes Is Critical
Interview The Interviewerp. 61
Questions for Headhunters, Recruiters, and Staffing Agenciesp. 63
Important Intermediaries in Your Job Search
Questions for Human Resourcesp. 73
Enabling HR People to Work for You
Questions for Hiring Managersp. 87
The Only Party That Can Give You What You Want
The Question Life Cyclep. 115
Exploring Questionsp. 121
Show Your Investment in the Job and Level the Playing Field
Defensive Questionsp. 133
Questions That Let You Know What You're Getting into and Protect You from Making a Mistake
Feedback Questionsp. 143
Questions That Ask for the Objection Position
Bid-for-Action Questionsp. 153
Twenty Questions That Ask for the Job
Questions for Superstarsp. 169
Forty Bone-Chilling Questions for When You Know You're the Best
You Got the Offer. Congratulationsp. 183
Now's the Time to Ask All Those Questions You Wanted to Ask
You Blew the Interview. Now What?p. 189
Leverage Rejection into a Learning Experience
Indexp. 197
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