In today's job market, how you perform in an interview can make or break your hiring possibilities. If you want to stand a head above the rest of the pack, 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions is the definitive guide you need to the real, and sometimes quirky, questions employers are using to weed out candidates. Do you know the best answers to: --It looks like you were fired twice. How did that make you feel? --Do you know who painted this work of art? --What is the best-managed company in America? --If you could be any product in the world, what would you choose? --How many cigars are smoked in a year? --Are you a better visionary or implementer? Why? Leaning on her own years of experience and the experiences of more than 5,000 recent candidates, Vicky Oliver shows you how to finesse your way onto a company's payroll.
As times change, so do norms of behavior in the office. 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions has the answers you need to survive daily life in the professional environment. Following the same popular Q&A format of her bestselling 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions, Oliver will tell you how to get the job and how to keep it by navigating all the intricacies of the modern workplace. Where other etiquette guides evoke images of a stilted and stuffy Victorian tea party, Oliver’s witty answers to common questions are both engaging and accessible. She believes that etiquette is not a throwback to some bygone age, but has a direct and tangible impact on your career right here and now. Off come the white gloves as she tears away the corporate veil to reveal things they still don’t teach at Harvard Business School, such as: Making a good first impression (and how to fix a bad one!) How to behave in elevators, airplanes, and supply closets Surviving cabs, commutes, and coffee shops Why time is not necessarily money everywhere on the planet Pre-approved conversational topics from A to Z Dining rules and regulations for the twenty-first century What to do when you are suddenly unemployed Electronic communication And much more! 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions will ensure that you know how to conduct yourself in every conceivable professional interaction.
201 Smart Ways to Handle the Toughest People Issues
Author: Vicky Oliver
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Category: Business & Economics
Have you confronted any of these coworkers or bosses recently? The Grumpy Martyr The Boss's Pet The Credit Snatcher Bad Bosses, Crazy Coworkers & Other Office Idiots is designed to help people with all their office issues, from an exasperating coworker to a boss from hell. This book helps readers quickly pinpoint their problems and implement immediate tactics to resolve them. Vicky Oliver has helped more than 5,000 working people at different levels in different fields resolve their work problems. Bad Bosses, Crazy Coworkers & Other Office Idiots is a direct result of what she has learned as a career expert who has made herself available to help people in their times of need. With this book in hand, readers will have the answers to all their difficult work issues and will see their job satisfaction skyrocket.
Gain the knowledge and skills you need to move from interview candidate, to team member, to leader with this fully updated Fourth Edition of Business and Professional Communication by Kelly M. Quintanilla and Shawn T. Wahl. Accessible coverage of new communication technology and social media prepares you to communicate effectively in real world settings. With an emphasis on building skills for business writing and professional presentations, this text empowers you to successfully handle important work-related activities, including job interviewing, working in team, strategically utilizing visual aids, and providing feedback to supervisors. New to the Fourth Edition: A New “Introduction for Students” introduces the KEYS process to you and explains the benefits of studying business and professional communication. Updated chapter opening vignettes introduce you to each chapter with a contemporary example drawn from the real world, including a discussion about what makes the employee-rated top five companies to work for so popular, new strategies to update PR and marketing methods to help stories stand out, Oprah Winfrey’s 2018 Golden Globe speech that reverberated throughout the #metoo movement, Simon Sinek’s “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” TED talk, and the keys to Southwest Airlines’ success. An updated photo program shows diverse groups of people in workplace settings and provides current visual examples to accompany updated vignettes and scholarship in the chapter narrative.
The wealthier few get invited to glitzier parties, live in swankier homes, drive faster cars, and date hotter people. But why should life’s perks accrue to only the fantastically rich? In a world where social standing is determined by perception, Live Like a Millionaire (Without Having to Be One) will show you what it takes to mingle with millionaires, party with plutocrats, and attain the lavish lifestyle on a stipend. Vicky Oliver will teach you how to: Dress to impress, even if the emperor (you) has no clothes. Skimp on the items no one will notice anyway. Achieve millionaire hair for pennies. Develop frugalista fashion flair. Amass a $64 million vocabulary. Use your conversational charm and social media moxie to schmooze your way into the Inner Circle. Attain the trappings of luxury—no matter your net worth!
Finding Employment in Medium to Small-sized Markets
Author: Sarah Egan Fuller
Publisher: Inquiza Communications Llc
Category: Business & Economics
Comprehensive job search strategies for individuals seeking employment in medium and smaller-sized cities and towns. Includes extensive descriptive listings of online and offline job search resources. A "tips from experience" section offers advice on everything from resume preparation to mastery of interview questions. Original.