Brilliant Interview, 3rd edition
What Employers Want to Hear & How to Say It

By Ros Jay
January 2011
Pearson Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780273743934
202 Pages
$32.50 Paper Original

Congratulations- you’ve got the interview. Now how will you get the job?

Brilliant Interviewwill equip you with all the insights and practice you need to be the most successful interviewee around

Most people will have to do a job interview at some point in their lives. Interviews can be nerve-racking and it’s really easy to make mistakes. However, your performance can have a huge impact on your career so it’s vital that you get your interview technique right.

Brilliant Interviewwill show you how to present yourself as the best candidate, with plenty of tips and advice from the experts to tell you what they want to see and what impresses them the most.

This new edition has been completely revised and updated throughout. New material now includes:

Table of Contents


About the author


Part 1 Before the interview

1 What to expect

2 How to prepare

3 First impressions

Part 2 During the interview

4 Coping with nerves

5 Projecting the right image

6 The interview

7 The most popular interview questions

8 Tough interview questions

9 Your own questions

10 Competency-based interviews

11 Psychometric tests

12 Assessment centres

13 Second interviews

Part 3 After the interview

14 What to do while you’re waiting to hear

15 What to do if you get the job

16 What if you miss out on the job?

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