CHAPTER ONE

What makes a great interview performance?

THIS CHAPTER LOOKS AT:

  • The behaviours and techniques that get job offers
  • Gaining leverage
  • Seeing the interview through the eyes of the decision maker
  • Job interviews – myths and reality

HOW TO GET IT RIGHT MOST OF THE TIME

Considering the many hundreds of people I meet every year who believe that they don’t perform well at interviews, there is clearly a widespread need to achieve some kind of improvement.

You don’t need to become the perfect interviewee (and I’m not sure such a person exists – at least I haven’t met them yet), but you do need to be completely honest about the areas you could improve. That’s an important starting point, because even small changes in your approach will ...

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