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Interviewing Guidebook, The, 2nd edition

  • Joseph A. DeVito

Published by Pearson (July 16th 2009) - Copyright © 2010

2nd edition

Interviewing Guidebook, The

ISBN-13: 9780205730513

Includes: Paperback
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The updated edition of The Interviewing Guidebook focuses on integral skills needed for successfull information-gathering and the employment interview, including the résumé and letters that are part of the interview process. Preparation worksheets, exercises, guides to online help, and scenarios for applying these skills make this brief and user-friendly book extremely practical for anyone preparing for an interview.

Table of contents

Unit 1 The Nature of Interviewing


The Interview Process



    Question-and-Answer Session



Types of Interviews

    Interview Structures

        The Informal Interview

        The Guided Interview

        The Standard Open Interview

        The Quantitative Interview

    Interview Channels




    Individual and Group Interviews

Types of Interview Questions

    Neutral—Leading Questions

    Open—Closed Questions

    Primary—Follow-Up Questions

    Direct—Indirect Questions

Effective Interpersonal Communication

    Interpersonal Communication Skills

    Common Interpersonal Mistakes

    Communication Skill Set

Ethical Considerations in Interviewing

    The Information Interview

    The Employment Interview


Unit 2 The Information Interview


Select the Person

Secure an Appointment

Prepare Your Questions

Establish Rapport

Tape the Interview

Ask Op

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