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"The Complete Job Interview Guidebook"

What's Included

  • Step-by-step strategies for every stage of the interview process.
  • Detailed instructions with sample answers for the most common interview questions (including behavioural questions).
  • Scripts for answering the most problematic questions (lacking experience, employment gaps, job-hopping, overqualified, relocating, ageism, incomplete education).
  • Simple framework for eliminating nerves and mastering the skill of job interviewing.
  • Email follow-up templates that create urgency and add value.
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Table of contents

Section 1: Strategy

  • Mindset: Eliminating interview nerves
  • Understanding the company's needs
  • Delivering exceptional answers
  • How to establish trust
  • Anticipating questions
  • De-risk yourself
  • Game day guidance
  • Conversation starters
  • Asking questions
  • End of interview
  • Following up
  • Considering offers
  • Accepting offers
  • References
  • Rejecting offers
  • Leveraging job offers
  • Leaving your job
  • Rejection
  • Numerical, cognitive and personality tests
  • Important reminders

Section 2: Handling problematic questions

  • What to do if you’re lacking experience?
  • What to do if you don’t know the answer to a question?
  • Talking about the elephant in the room
  • Employment gaps
  • Dropped out of college
  • What to do if you held multiple jobs over a short period of time?
  • Overqualified
  • Returning from self-employment
  • Lack of education
  • Age
  • Relocating

Section 3: Guidelines & answers for the most common interview questions

  • “Tell us about yourself?”
  • “Why did you apply for this job?”
  • “What is your understanding of this role?”
  • “Why do you want to work at this company?”
  • “How will you add value to this company?”
  • “Why should we hire you?”
  • “What makes you unique?”
  • “What’s your biggest strength?”
  • “What’s your biggest weakness?”
  • “Why did you leave your last job?”
  • “Why are you looking for a new job now?”
  • “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”
  • “What are your interests outside of work?”

Section 4: Competency / Behavioural Interview Questions

  • How to answer competency-based questions
  • Guidelines and sample answers for the following competency/behavioural-based questions:

Adaptability

  • “Tell me about a time when you were asked to do something you had never done before. How did you react? What did you learn?”
  • Proactivity/Forward-Thinking/Innovative
  • “Tell me about a time when you came up with an innovative new idea or strategy?”

Management and Leadership

  • “Can you share an example of how you were able to motivate a coworker or your team?”

Problem Solving

  • “Describe a situation when you faced a problem at work. How did you solve it?”

Communication

  • “Describe a time when you had to persuade a coworker or manager?”

Customer Service

  • “Tell me about a challenging client-facing situation and how you handled it?”

Conflict in the workplace (Conflict Management)

  • “How do you handle conflict in the workplace?”

Decision Making

  • “Tell me about the toughest decision you had to make in the last six months?”

Failure

  • “What was your biggest failure?”

Time Management

  • “Tell me about a time when you were not able to meet a time commitment or deadline?”

Team Work

  • “Provide an example of a time you worked as part of a team to reach a specific objective?”
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Testimonials

Eddy Mehmedovic

Business Dev Lead | Amazon Web Services (AWS)

"Paddy's coaching was a key reason I got my current job at Amazon Web Services. He is an exceptional communicator and has a very professional approach when it comes to coaching, tailoring CVs and conducting interview preparation sessions. Paddy added immense value to my job search. Along with his positive attitude, he went above and beyond his call of duty to help me get the job I wanted at Amazon. I would definitely recommend Paddy and his coaching services."

Luke Canning

Compliance Operations Analyst | Novi (cw) at Facebook (Meta)

"Paddy coached me to land my current role. We worked on interview preparation and role-played various interview scenarios and potential questions. He also introduced me to a number of highly effective techniques for building my interview confidence. I had failed previously in landing a new role and decided to go to Paddy for advice. This advice changed how I see and approach job interviews. I would highly recommend his career coaching services."

Rob McNulty ACIPD

Human Resources Advisor | Sedgwick Claims Management Services Ltd

"Paddy is a standout career coach who can get the right people in the right place, at the right time, doing the right thing. He is professional, concise, strategic and overwhelmingly positive in his execution. Paddy is a natural communicator and adds immense value as a coach. I thoroughly recommend Paddy's services to anybody looking to grow their career and make that next leap."

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