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Now You've Been Shortlisted

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Now You've Been Shortlisted

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Being Successful at Interviews and Assessment Centres
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This book is for anyone that has received a 'you've been shortlisted' letter and wants to feel more confident and prepared for their forthcoming interview.It covers the different types of psychometric testing companies use, the various forms of interviews they employ, from first interview to panel interview to competency-based interview, as well as all aspects of performing well at assessment centres.The book finishes with advice on questions to ask at the end of the interview, different ways to follow up and what to expect at the start of your new job.

This book is for anyone that has received a 'you've been shortlisted' letter and wants to feel more confident and prepared for their forthcoming interview.It covers the different types of psychometric testing companies use, the various forms of interviews they employ, from first interview to panel interview to competency-based interview, as well as all aspects of performing well at assessment centres.The book finishes with advice on questions to ask at the end of the interview, different ways to follow up and what to expect at the start of your new job.

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  • Winner of two National Career Awards, 2009 for her Job Search Support Programme and in 2007 for The Gold Career Programme.

    Denise Taylor is an award-winning chartered psychologist and registered guidance practitioner who has been helping people find out who they are, what they want to do and be successful in their job search for more than 20 years. She is the founder of Amazing People (amazingpeople.co.uk) and noted as one of the top career coaches in the UK with clients from all over Great Britain, Europe and beyond.

    Denise was the featured careers coach on ITV's 'Tonight' programme - How Safe is your Job? (November 2008), is regularly featured on radio shows to discuss career related issues. She is a sought-after consultant, advising companies as diverse as the Civil Service, charities and energy companies in making effective recruitment decisions.

Table of Contents-
  • About the Author

    Acknowledgements

    Preface

    Introduction

    Preparation 1

    Chapter 1. The employer perspective

    Chapter 2. Preparing for success

    Psychometric Testing

    Chapter 3. Introducing psychometric tests

    Chapter 4. Verbal reasoning and critical-thinking tests

    Chapter 5. Numerical tests

    Chapter 6. Abstract reasoning and other tests

    Chapter 7. Personality questionnaires

    Assessment Centres

    Chapter 8. Assessment centres - an introduction

    Chapter 9. Group exercises

    Chapter 10. Written exercises

    Chapter 11. In-tray exercises

    Chapter 12. Presentations

    Chapter 13. Role-plays

    Chapter 14. Other exercises

    Interviews

    Chapter 15. The interview - preparation

    Chapter 16. Getting ready to answer questions

    Chapter 17. Over to you - questions to ask at the end of the interview

    On the Day and Following Up

    Chapter 18. Appearance and body language

    Chapter 19. On the day

    Chapter 20. Afterwards

    Success

    Chapter 21. You've got the job!

    A Final Word

    Answers to Psychometric Tests

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