Why You?
James Reed

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Narrated By: James Reed

Duration: 9 hours and 2 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Why You? by James Reed, read by James Reed.

When did you last have a life-changing conversation? The chances are, if you're applying for jobs and being invited to interview, that you're about to have one. There won't be any dry runs or dress rehearsals. You'll have one go and you'll need to give it your best shot.

Why You? 101 Interview Questions You'll Never Fear Again
offers you everything you need to make sure you're ready; with powerful preparation techniques, the lowdown on how to answer the most common questions and - above all - how to adopt a winning mindset at interview that will help you succeed on the day.

Now completely revised and updated with 10 new bonus questions on the 'The Future of Work' that have been chosen to help you understand the changing needs of the employer since this classic bestseller was first published. This book has helped many thousands of readers move on in their lives and careers and will help you do the same.


Job hunting / changing careers, Work experience, placements and internships, Assertiveness, motivation, self-esteem and positive mental attitude, Office and workplace, Diversity and inclusion in the workplace

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It is not enough to want to change jobs. You need to know why you want to change and where you want to get to

Working Mums

Takes much of the fear out of preparing for a job interview

Sunday Post

Recruitment expert James Reed shows us exactly what NOT to do in a job interview

Daily Star

Your chance to stand out from the crowd...gives you the answers they really want. Great as interview preparation

The Sun

Manners, and a few minutes of peace and quiet, will go a long way

City A.M. 18.02.15

This brilliant book equips anyone wanting a leg up at work and in life with the tools to flourish. Mindset beats skillset every time

John Ainley, Aviva (on Put Your Mindset to Work)

Reed takes an extremely affable approach, managing to take what can be a dry, stress-inducing subject and lifting it with a light, easy-to-follow touch

Press Association

Top tips if you're on the hunt for a new job

Sunday Post

Amazon UK's fastest-selling new read on interview techniques

City A.M.

The insights in this brilliant book could have saved me and any top employer a lot of elementary mistakes, never mind the additional cost of bad decisions

Gordon Roddick, co-founder, The Body Shop (on Put Your Mindset to Work)

An unparalleled ocean of qualitative & quantitative research

The Sunday Guardian (India)

It's nearly a new year - and for many that means the start of the hunt for a new job. And who better to guide you through the process than recruitment supremo James Reed?

Yorkshire Post

People who thrive at Facebook have to have the right mindset, period. That's what's driving us into the future. This book shows you how to gauge it and get it

Caitlin Dooley, Facebook (on Put Your Mindset to Work)

This book is a game changer. Read it, remember it, and put your new 3G Mindset to work. There'll be no stopping you

James Timpson, managing director, Timpsons (on Put Your Mindset to Work)

Recommend Why You? to everyone who is in work, out of work, looking to move up, down or sideways - not just those who are actively planning a job search ... indispensable

The Bookbag

Read all 101 questions and be super prepared


Recruitment boss James Reed gives us an insider's guide to the perfect interview

Daily Express

What job interview questions really mean and how to answer them. If you view a job interview as a minefield, this advice by the head of a top recruitment agency could help you safely across