A practical, inspirational guide to landing interviews, wowing employers, and getting a great job Instant Interviews is the first and only book ever written that shows jobseekers at every age, stage, and wage how to get the only thing that counts-an interview. Jobseekers from new grads to CEOs are looking for street-wise, real-world answers to finding and changing jobs from the author who has written more bestselling books in the field than anyone else. Allen shows them how to get that dream job with a positive, upbeat approach that generates interviews like crazy. Instant Interviews includes a wealth of motivational, inspirational, and practical ways to get jobseekers from the street and into the seat without skipping a beat. Jeffrey G. Allen, JD, CPC (Beverly Hills, CA), is the world's leading placement lawyer and author of 24 career books that have sold more than any other author in the field.
About the Author ... Introducing Instant Interviews! Foreword and ... Forward March! Do 1: Appearing Magically-Like a Genie! Do 2: Making and Taking the Instant Interview Magic Potion. Do 3: Maintaining Magic Potion Potency Throughout the Day. Do 4: Breaking out of the Box-Job E-X-P-A-N-S-I-O-N. Do 5: E-Mailing, Faxing, and Mailing Your Rest-You-May . Do 6: Getting Your Resume Scanned. Do 7: Writing the ASCII Resume. Do 8: Getting You Covered with the Better Letter. Do 9: Broadcasting a Letter with High Bandwidth. Do 10: Faxmailing for Nofailing. Do 11: Dollaring for Instant Interest. Do 12: Maximizing Instant Availability Announcements. Do 13: Blasting Instant Availability Announcements. Do 14: Shifting into Overdrive with the Callback Card. Do 15: Interviewing Instantly over the Internet. Do 16: Courting a Corporate Partner-Online. Do 17: Getting Personal to Get Interviewed. Do 18: Surveying to Get Instantly In. Do 19: Reading Between the Classified Ad Lines. Do 20: Responding to Classified Ads. Do 21: Mining the Yellow Pages . Do 22: Breaking the Code in Business Periodicals. Do 23: Teaching a Class. Do 24: Giving a Speech. Do 25: Making Your Own Recordings. Do 26: Expediting Executive Recruiting. Do 27: Writing for Newspaper Special Sections. Do 28: Guiding a Counselor at a Free Career Center. Do 29: Inciting Potential Offerors to Interview. Do 30: Answering Inside Job Listings: Gold without the Shaft. Do 31: Vacationing Free While They Interview Thee. Do 32: Forming Your Very Own Job Club. Do 33: Launching a Proactive Proposal. Do 34: Interrupting the Interview Intervention. Do 35: Arriving at Airports, Stations, and Depots. Do 36: Transforming Ground Transportation into Interview Information. Do 37: Tracking on Trains. Do 38: Taking Off in Business Class. Do 39: Developing Your Persona. Do 40: Calling and Enthralling the Offeror. Do 41: Reading the Offeror Like a Book. Do 42: Increasing Your Interviewing Instincts. Do 43: Bossing around Your Boss to Get You Interviews. Do 44: Indemnifying an Offeror for Your Instant Dream Job. Do 45: Networking Out at the Jobgym. Do 46: Renewing Acquaintances Instantly. Do 47: Obtaining Publicity about Instant Availability. Do 48: Writing Letters to the Editor. Do 49: Writing Articles or Columns. Do 50: Using a Rent-a-Mentor. Do 51: Sampling the Sweets at Job Fairs. Do 52: Writing the Instant Bio. Do 53: Writing a Press Release. Do 54: Crashing Parties at Hotels. Do 55: Granting Celebrities an Interview. Do 56: Mixing and Matching at the Chamber Mixer. Do 57: Learning to Play Ball from the Blue Crew. Do 58: Promoting Interviews Using Postal Centers. Do 59: Targeting Interviews with the F-O-C-U-S Principle. Do 60: Outerviewing There and Now. Do 61: Uncovering the Office Building Underground Instantly. Do 62: Running the Routes with the Jobjungle Scouts. Do 63: Banking Personal References Instantly. Do 64: Banking Professional References Instantly. Do 65: Getting Your Foot in the Store Door. Do 66: Newspapering on Your Route for Instant Ins . Do 67: Remembering Your Lines Instantly Like a S-T-A-R. Do 68: Turning On Off-Offerors. Do 69: Demonstrating the Instant You. Do 70: Auctioning Yourself Off to the Highest Bidder. Do 71: Lowering Your Interview Age Instantly. Do 72: Partying Early at the Offerors-Only Warehouse. Do 73: Generating Instant Revenues and Interviews. Do 74: Grabbing the Bigbucks Instant Offerors. Do 75: Interviewing as an Intern Instantly. Do 76: Zipping Through It All at City Hall. Do 77: Accepting Temporary Assignments. Do 78: Temping Differently to Interview Instantly. Do 79: Igniting Intense Interview Interest from Competitors. Do 80: Bonding Instantly with Immigrant Offerors. Do 81: Disabling a Disability Instantly. Do 82: Recalling Offerors' Names Instantly. Do 83: Swap Meets for Top Greets. Do 84: Supercharging Your Sphere of Influence. Do 85: Interviewing for an Instant Increase. Do 86: Magnetizing Muckety-mucks. Do 87: Getting Paid for Instant Interviewing. Do 88: Getting Leads from Leasers. Do 89: Passing Instantly Through the Personal Screen. Do 90: Passing Instantly Through the Professional Screen. Do 91: Using Lead Cards for Instant Referrals. Do 92: Controlling the Offeror Like a Robot. Do 93: Sending Icon Introduction Letters. Do 94: Slipping in the Back Door this Saturday. Do 95: Making a Maven an Interview Mentor. Do 96: Doing Informational Interviews Instantly. Do 97: Consulting for Instant Resulting. Do 98: Infiltrating the Secretarial Secret Service Instantly. Do 99: Jolting Overworked Offerors. Do 100: Pursuing Your Passion. Do 101 and DONE! Deciding Which Offer to Accept. Acknowledgments. Index.