Perfect Phrases for Perfect Hiring: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Interviewing and Hiring the Best Employees

  • 2h 1m
  • Lori Davila, Margot King
  • McGraw-Hill
  • 2007

Hiring the right person is crucial to business success. You need to know what to say to attract the best applicants, what to ask during the interview, and how to communicate your expectations and goals. Perfect Phrases for Perfect Hiring arms you with the right words for every stage of the hiring process-from early recruiting and reference checking, to final interviews and orientation. Using the book's hundreds of sample phrases and questions, you'll find exactly what to say and do to find just the person you're looking for. Inside you'll find winning phrases to help you:

  • Separate the winners from the losers before the interview
  • Find out everything you need to know during the interview
  • Establish a strong working relationship after the interview

Packed with the exact phrase to express yourself in any hiring scenario, Perfect Phrases for Perfect Hiring gives you the communication help you need to get the best players on your winning team.

About the Authors

Lori Davila is a nationally recognized executive coach and agent, who specializes in career and leadership development and in attracting exciting job leads for executive and outplacement clientele.

She writes a career and networking column for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and regularly contributes to The Wall Street Journal. Lori’s first book, How to Choose the Right Person for the Right Job Every Time (McGraw-Hill), includes 401 behavior-based and other interview questions for both hiring managers and job seekers. She has also contributed to several best-selling résumé books including Resumes That Knock ‘Em Dead, and she is a contributing author to Conscious Women Conscious Careers. Lori has appeared on numerous radio programs and in international publications and newspapers.

Margot King is a 25-year human resources veteran and nationally recognized pioneer in the art of inter-viewing, selection, and hiring strategies. She is the Founder and CEO of OnSite Resource Solutions LLC, a company that specializes in talent acquisition and leadership development programs for corporations globally.

Ms. King has been the writer, producer, and host of the nationally syndicated radio talk show Job Talk with Margot King, with over 300 shows to her credit. She is an on-line blog contributor for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and has been a columnist for Atlanta Woman magazine and for She is a sought-after speaker, regarding employment trends and empowerment of women executives.

In this Book

  • Perfect Phrases for Perfect Hiring—Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Interviewing and Hiring the Best Employees
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Define Your Ideal Candidates
  • Find and Attract the Right Talent
  • How to Choose a Third-Party Recruiter
  • Prescreening Candidates
  • Conduct a Productive Interview
  • Conduct Due Diligence of Final Candidates
  • Manage Candidates and Their Interest Effectively
  • Negotiate an Offer Without Any Hitches
  • Make Your New Employees Feel at Home