No matter how good your resume looks on paper, you won't get the job until you ace the interview. That critical one-on-one interview is your best chance to showcase your skills-if you make a good impression. In The Everything Job Interview Book, 2nd Edition, you'll learn how to do just that-from what to wear and when to arrive, to closing words and what to write in a follow-up letter. You also get the inside scoop on how to:
Calm pre-interview jitters
Research potential employers
Formulate specific questions
Avoid common mistakes
Answer tricky questions about salary and experience
Keep track of interviews-the ones that went well and those that didn't
Return to the workplace after serving in the military
Look for a new job instead of retiring
Conduct a professional interview over the phone, on the Web, or in a videoconference
Packed with hundreds of real-life interview questions (and the answers that employers are looking for!), this is the only book you need to nail the big interview.
Joy Darlington is a business writer whose work has been published in The New York Times, The New York Post, The Daily News, Newsday, Readers' Digest, Good Housekeeping, and Cosmopolitan. She is the editor-in-chief for Woman Entrepreneur, a national newsletter for women small-business owners. She lives in New York, NY.
Nancy Schuman is a vice president at Lloyd Staffing and the author of several books, including The Everything Resume Book, 3rd Edition, Revising Your Resume, and From College to Career. She is the resident weekly Jobs and Careers columnist for The Long Island Press and she has written articles on careers for consumer publications. She lives in East Northport, NY.