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How to Choose the Right Person for the Right Job Every Time [Kindle Edition]

Lori Davila , Louise Kursmark
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Book Description

A powerful new technique for exposing the person behind the resume

Traditional interview techniques are notoriously inadequate when it comes to providing a picture of how a candidate will actually perform on the job. Recently, an interview style proven to more accurately identify the cream of the crop has been making headlines. It's called behavioral interviewing, and it involves getting candidates to truthfully describe how they responded to past job situations to indicate how well they will handle tasks required in their new position.

Coauthored by a hiring consultant to Coca-Cola, Nortel, Siemens, and other Fortune 500 companies, How to Choose the Right Person for the Right Job Every Time explains the advantages of behavioral interviewing and shows managers how to:

  • Identify the skills and characteristics they want in a candidate
  • Develop an interview format
  • Ask the right questions--includes 401 sample questions
  • Rate candidates by scorecard


Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover

A proven method that takes the guesswork out of hiring

Your business may have a solid infrastructure and efficient systems in place, but if you don't hire employees who can perform, the bottom will eventually fall out. How to Choose the Right Person for the Right Job Every Time transforms the hiring process into an unbiased system to decrease turnover and stay competitive. How to Choose the Right Person for the Right Job Every Time includes:

  • 401sample interview questions
  • A step-by-step guide for post-interview evaluations
  • Descriptions of legal issues involved with hiring
  • Success stories from small businesses to major corporations

"Well organized, with up-the-minute advice and resources, this is an impressive guide...packed full of insider tips from 'the other side of the interview desk.'"--L. Michelle Tullier, Ph.D., Author of The Unofficial Guide to Landing a Job

"Anyone who has ever felt they needed (and wanted) to get better at behavioral interviewing will want to thank Lori and Louise for this amazing resource."--Beverly Kaye, Founder/CEO Career Systems International and Co-author of Love 'Em or Lose 'Em

"This book is a "must read" for hiring managers, HR practitioners, business owners - anyone who needs to make consistently better hiring decisions."--Tim Vigue, Practice Director, Novations Group, Inc.

"With these easy-to-implement recommendations, you can improve your hires immediately and into the future."--Susan Whitcomb, author of Interview Magic

About the Author

Lori Davila (Atlanta, GA) runs a highly successful career services firm and does outplacement hiring consulting with numerous Fortune 500 firms.

Louise Kursmark (Cincinnati, OH) is the president of Best Impression Career Services, Inc., and the author of nine career books.


Product Details

  • File Size: 1262 KB
  • Print Length: 196 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill; 1 edition (September 9, 2004)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071446079
  • ISBN-13: 978-0071446075
  • ASIN: B000OT8HB6
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #946,789 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Solid Book for Interview Prep September 28, 2013
Format:Paperback
Even though this book was written from the point of view of HR or the hiring manager, it offers valuable insight to job seekers, especially those looking for leadership positions. The book will educate job seekers on what a company looks for in a candidate and why behavioral interviews are effective. A good book to have in your professional development library.

~Nikki
Career Boomerang
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very Helpful March 5, 2012
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Great condition, good information,great tool for anyone in H.R. or management. Highly recommend wether you are looking for employees or looking for a job.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great hiring reference January 17, 2011
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I have used this book and it's sample questions for help in hiring staff. I have also given copies to colleagues to help them in selecting qualified staff. In using the sample questions, one candidate remarked that the interview questions were pretty challenging!! So it definitely provoked some thought on the part of the candidates!!!
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