Break the Rules: How to Get Hired for Any Job Without Even Applying

The New Approach to Your Career Search. Crush the Job Interview & Stand Out from the Crowd with 50+ Bonus Job Interview Questions
Narrated by: Eric Christensen
Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The number-one rule of the career search is that you should break the rules.

Getting a job you really want with a company you love is something we all dream about, but few of us ever achieve it. Good jobs are hard to come by, and competition is fierce.

What if there was a way to make an incredible impression, stand out from the competition, and win an interview for a job for which you didn’t even apply?

Learn what 90 percent of your competition doesn’t know.

In this audiobook, you will learn:

  • How to land an interview without even applying for the job
  • How to find and contact decision-makers at all levels of the company
  • How to make a lasting impression and convince them you deserve a place with their company

You will become a pro at interviewing:

  • You’ll learn how to identify and avoid the most common mistakes that many of your competitors are making
  • You’ll be able to understand the hidden motivation between many of the questions your interviewers ask you
  • You’ll master the most effective ways to land an interview, make an excellent impression in the interview, and follow up after the interview
  • You’ll be able to crush the most commonly butchered answers to questions like “Tell me about yourself” and “What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?”.

This audiobook also contains more than 50 practice interview questions, including:

  • Situational and behavioral questions (Tell me about a time when...)
  • Questions you should ask the interviewer
  • Difficult questions and how to give a perfect answer (like, “Why were you fired from your last job?”) 

Discover a new way to approach your career search. You don’t have to be at the mercy of recruiters, and your resume doesn’t need to get lost in a pile of hundreds of others just like it. Even if you lack experience or face massive amounts of competition, you can get your dream job.

©2018 Peter Lindor (P)2018 Peter Lindor

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Good but overly focused on sales jobs

Good tips that I will use for my job interviews but the focus is very much on sales roles, as many self-help books I find. Not all the tips apply for roles in let's say science, engineering, medicine or other specialized areas.

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A comprehenisve audio guide.

This is a wonderful audiobook filled with every possible question you may need the answer. It's good both at the general level and in dealing with specific things you need to do.

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I'm glad to hear about those methods by this boo

When I started listening to this audiobook, I found it immediately helpful. I think it is exceptionally beneficial to the chance that you pursued well and accustomed to it.

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I think this is a reliable book for us

I would recommend this audiobook to anyone, but especially to those who struggle with understanding interviewing. This is an amazing audiobook that offers so much more than I expected.

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Excellent career advice

Job searching can be very discouraging and overwhelming especially when the listed job ends up being way better on paper compared to interview. This book really helps to be aware and prepared how to come across as the best candidate.

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Thank you!

This book really helped me through the interview process and allowed me to gain more confidence! I didn't follow everything they advised, but I don't think I would have done as well without it. Thank you!

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Total honesty and accuracy!

Finally, someone in the placement industry had the guts to tell it straight without all the "crap." Government work programs have people on computers sending out resumes online all day long - seldom making any progress except with the lowest paying jobs, if at all. It is what you think it is and is worth the investment. It doesn't cost much and can be listened to anywhere.

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Very helpful

This book was very helpful in getting prepped for what companies are asking now in interviews and what you should be prepared for. So many questions that can catch you off guard and the best ways to answer make this book a fantastic tool for preparing to ace an interview.

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Very informative

this book is absolutely wonderful in guidance in the interview process. I had forgotten what was allowed and not allowed to ask. I'm glad this book was there for me to review and learn from. the "red flag" information was a great help in the determination of review. very to the point and easy to understand.

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Better questions yield better results.

It provides a good template for questions that are not your ordinary run of the mill type. If mediocrity is your goal, keep using the same old questions, if progress in your organization is important, learn to incorporate this book into your questioning procedure.

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  • Eleanor L Burgess
  • 03-26-20

nice book

a nice compensation package, it should result in a job that you're really going to do well and enjoy doing - the ultimate in career satisfaction.

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  • Freeman
  • 03-17-20

This is a very effective audiobook

Audiobook and is one of my favorites. I learned with her direct answers and this audiobook has helped me to overcome fears and be prepared for any interview question.

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  • Nicole
  • 03-17-20

Nice and easy to listen to this audible.

Nice and easy to listen to this audible. In addition to the tips and pointers provide within the audiobook, the author also includes some case studies and real-life situations that will help illustrate and support our advice.

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  • Weston
  • 03-17-20

important audiobook

what you both need to do in order to arrive at a mutually satisfactory agreement that will hopefully lead to a fulfilling long-term professional and personal partnership.

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  • Nicholas Tuff
  • 03-17-20

This provides a great way of instruction.

These will help show you where to put the tips into practice, and they will make it easier for you to see what are talking about in a clear and informative way. This provides a great way of instruction.

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  • Stone
  • 03-16-20

awesome book

Overall a decent but very basic introduction to conversational tactics but it seemed more a transcript of a verbal report than it did an actual informative book.

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  • Naomi
  • 03-16-20

There are lots of tips and tricks

This is the best audio guide for interview preparation. The audiobook is well-spoken and easy to understand. Tips and practice material is easy to understand. Questions and answer section is also helpful thanks.

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  • Parker
  • 03-16-20

excellent book

A good book for someone who is socially awkward like me. I might possibly listen to it again. Maybe.. lol most likely will...

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  • Doyle
  • 03-16-20

Creator worked admirably.

Creator worked admirably. I'll most likely prescribe this audiobook to my loved ones. Cheerful perusing! I would be prescribed for this audiobook. I got many conductive ideas from this audible.

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  • Marsden
  • 03-16-20

Really a significant help if you

It really helped me understand the interview process as it has been years since I interviewed. What I thought was just everyday work is in reality what I should be discussing in the interview process. Really a significant help if you haven't been in the job-hunting market for a while - like me. Or even if you're seeking promotion from within.