The Manager's Book of Questions: 751 Great Interview Questions for Hiring the Best Person

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The Manager's Book of Questions is the first of its kind tool for recruitment managers and executives a powerhouse of terrific interview questions for hiring top-notch talent for any job. Is the applicant a team player? How does the applicant handle stress? Can the applicant think on his or her feet? How do you determine aggressiveness in sales people or creativity in a product designer? You find hundreds of questions on these and many more topics to make your interviews more productive and give you the ammunition you need to make a smart decision. For anyone who does any hiring, regardless, of level, this is the "must-have" guide.

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Choosing someone to fill a job vacancy is one of any manager's most important responsibilities. The Manager's Book of Questions: 751 Great Interview Questions for Hiring the Right Person, by journalist John Kador, contains a wide assortment of carefully worded queries that help make the process more effective. Logically organized by topics such as work history, motivation, teamwork, and skill assessment, it also includes favorite questions of top recruiters and personal questions that should never be asked.

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You're a half hour into the interview and you still don't know who's on the other side of the desk. You've asked your "tough" questions and gotten answers you've heard in one form or another, many times before. You still haven't a clue whether this candidate is right for the job, and you have 15 minutes until the interview is over. What you need is The Manager's Book of Questions...751 powerful, penetrating questions that get you beyond the pat answers to the person behind the resume.

Organized by topic, this book gives you hundreds of questions to make your interviews more productive:

  • Is the applicant a team player? (35 teamwork questions)
  • How does the candidate react to stress? (25 stress-management questions)
  • Is the applicant able to field the unexpected? (25 questions to test how well candidates think on their feet)
  • Does the applicant really want the job? (25 questions to determine motivation)
  • Plus over 250 questions for assessing specific skillsets
  • 100 questions to determine fit
  • 25 ice-breaking questions
  • And so much more

Are you looking for creative thinkers? Innovators? Leaders? Agressive sales people? Just open this book and find hundreds of great questions you can ask today. Peppered throughout this packed book are the favorite questions of recruiters at leading Fortune 500 companies--an arsenal of expertise that will upgrade your skills as an interviewer.

Special "Top Ten" lists include the top ten best interview questions, the top ten toughest interview questions, and the top ten worst or illegal questions. Make the most out of your valuable interview time and get the information you need for a smart decision. For anyone who does any hiring, regardless of level, this is the "must-have" guide.

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