Chapter 1

Job Interviews Are Show Biz. Seriously!

In This Chapter

arrow Why job interviewing is Drama 101

arrow Spotting what’s new in interviewing

arrow Auditioning your best self in an interview

arrow Applying seven concepts to make you a star

arrow Putting into practice more ideas that win Oscars

A resume or profile functions as bait to snag a job interview. The interview is the decisive event when a hiring authority decides whether you’ll be offered the job.

Because the job interview is the single most important part of getting a job — and you may not have interviewed in awhile — any number of unfortunate scenarios may be sneaking into your subconscious, including fears of these confidence-disturbers:

check.png Stumbling and mumbling your way through the ordeal

check.png Being glued to a hot seat as they sweat the answers out of ...

Get Job Interviews For Dummies®, 4th Edition now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.