Job Applications Expert Jeff Tapper Helps Readers ‘Gain an Edge at Job Interviews’

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New book "Gain an Edge at Job Interviews" increases success in job interviews

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'Gain an Edge at Job Interviews' features a sample practice set of over 900 interview questions ordered by common selection criteria, plus 35 common questions and how to answer them.

Jeff Tapper was in charge of a public sector department made up of over 100 staff for 18 years. Throughout that time, he chaired an average of at least 50 job interviews per year with applicants ranging from fresh graduates to heads of departments. Drawing from his extensive experience, Tapper releases “Gain an Edge at Job Interviews” (published by Xlibris AU), a new guide featuring strategies that will help readers become successful and confident in their interviews.

Tapper has seen many good job applicants fail at the interview stage due to a variety of reasons including poor preparation, over-confidence and complacency. In this book, he shares his observations and insights; guiding readers through the interview process and providing them with information that will increase their chances of succeeding. Aptly titled, this manual is designed to help job applicants gain a competitive edge against other applicants.

“As jobs become scarcer, it is important to apply all strategies possible to stand out from the crowd of other applicants,” Tapper says.

“Gain an Edge at Job Interviews” features a sample practice set of over 900 interview questions ordered by common selection criteria, plus 35 common questions and how to answer them. It is an insightful guide for building confidence in applicants and giving them the competitive edge they need.

“Gain an Edge at Job Interviews”
By Jeff Tapper
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 190 pages | ISBN 9781499012767
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 190 pages | ISBN 9781499012774
E-Book | 190 pages | ISBN 9781499032376
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Jeff Tapper’s credentials include a Bachelor of Applied Science, a graduate diploma in health science, a graduate diploma of business and a diploma in stress management consulting. His trainings in job application skills combined with his extensive experience in human resource-related work functions led to the creation of a job application support business called “Positive Directions Consulting.” He provides mentoring and education in resume production, selection criteria, application letters and interview techniques. He also provides consulting and workshops in stress management techniques. Tapper lives in Willetton, Western Australia.

Xlibris Publishing Australia, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider dedicated to serving Australian authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1800 455 039 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisAus on Twitter for the latest news.

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