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  ▶  " As you have stated, there is a specific process to answering questions. Even slightly incorrect answers can stop your chances dead. As a manager in medical devices who has interviewed hundreds of people over the years, I would always look for reasons NOT to hire someone in the interview. I would describe your Guide as a must-read item to be prepared for what is going to come at you — because it will!" — Bill Beckman, Sales Director, December 11 2103

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  ▶  "Good to hear from you, bob. Some materials I bought from you about improving my job interview skills have changed my life. I used to be terrified of job interviews, but now I know that the people on the other side of the desk hate job interviews as much as most interviewees do — they want to hire you, but most people make mistakes that cause themselves to be rejected" — Paul Houle, A.I. Programmer and Data Scientist, September 25 2011

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"Prepared me to answer with full confidence."

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"I got job offers."

"Bob, You are great and this is wonderful. I followed your suggestions for my last interviews and I got job offers. Thanks so much!" — Pamela B., September 14 2012

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  ▶  "During my bout of unemployment, I am doing some freelance editing work. I am reading through your guide again right now and want to personally thank you for all the tips. It's a tough market out there and your Guide has been so helpful in getting me through the interview and into the job! Just thought I would send you an appreciation email." — Lezlie W., Communications Specialist, November 11 2010

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"I've always been fairly shy ..."

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"Terrible interview destroyed my self-confidence ...."

"I had a terrible competency-based interview which destroyed my self-confidence. I am still recovering and your Guide helps. Thanks, I needed this." — Anonymous, September 21 2011

"... I felt more confident in myself."

  ▶  "Hi Bob, had an interview yesterday and today, I think I preformed very well. Fingers crossed. I felt more confident in myself, and I know that came across in my answers. I would recommend this guide to anyone. Hoping for positive results! Thanks again." — Daphne Harris, CSC Computer Sciences, UK, October 23 2012

"You gave me back my confidence."

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"I felt a different approach was required ..."

  ▶  "Hi Bob. I'd been home-studying interview techniques for a few weeks. Out of the three interviews I've had since last Thursday, the final one was with the Director herself, and I felt a different approach was required, so I tried your behavioral interview guide. My interview went very well! Very thoughtful material." — Gwenda Taylor, Executive Assistant, May 24 2014

"I was offered 3 different positions ... "

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"The best interview prep materials I've read so far!"

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"I have landed a position."

"Bob, I have landed a position & your info was very helpful. Thanks for the valuable information. I read it on my phone in my car in the parking lot 30 minutues before my interview and it totally helped." — David Norton, August 28 2010

"I got the job I really wanted!"

  ▶  "Bob, I am very impressed. It's so easy to learn the perfect comebacks for questions like 'what is your biggest failure' or 'why should we hire YOU instead of someone else' ... or for me in particular 'can you explain this gap in your employment history' ... I have been through many uncomfortable interviews, but you're right — the answers in the this Guide are definitely effective. I was able to use these scripts right away. It's amazing how well they worked in the interview and I got the job I really wanted! Thank you." — Sarah Braunstein, Account Services Rep, May 28 2005

"I got the perfect job last week."

"Hi Bob, I've been reading your materials and have learned SO MUCH. I got the perfect job last week and I needed to say THANK YOU!!" — Izchel Toledo, April 20 2010

"I did an outstanding interview and the panel was very impressed!"

  ▶  "Hi Bob, I had my interview and I did great. I am very confident that I will be offered the position. My only regret is that I did not know about your book earlier. I downloaded and read it just a couple hours prior to the interview. I was like a sponge. Your book helped me to answer the questions from the panel more confidently. I will definitely recommend this book to others. They emailed me the next day, asked for my references, and told me I did an outstanding interview and that the panel was very impressed! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!" — Linda C., Regional Manager, Health Care, July 27 2011

"I definitely felt more sure of myself and of the answers I gave."

"Thank you, Bob. I now have copies safely stored in several locations! I would like to thank you for your fast and friendly Customer Service! ... It's so refreshing to have problems solved within hours, literally. Your "Ultimate Guide" is very informative, and helped me feel more confident during the interview. I definitely felt more sure of myself and of the answers I gave!" — Linda Turner, October 18 2011

"Extra shine on your halo Bob! Thanks"

— Susan Price, July 4 2012


"Big time interview on Friday."

  ▶  "Thank you for the Guide ... big time interview on Friday ... The Guide should help set me at ease a bit ... and help me prepare for further (nope ... I'm going to nail this one! ... gotta!) interviews." — Neal Ostler, Construction Safety Engineer, January 24 2012

"Thanks Bob for making me more confident & efficient. God bless you!"

— Linda Caldito, September 21 2011

"This is a brilliant tool."

  ▶  "This is a brilliant tool. I have definitely learned a ton with it. Because I freelance I have to interview often — and my interviewing confidence has gone way up! Your Guide is also perfect to use to brush up on my presentation and self-promotion skills whenever I go in to a client meeting. Love it." — Rajiv Batacharya, Full Stack Web Developer, January 19 2005

"A real competitive edge ..."

"Much Mahalo from Hawaii. I think I did really with your intro notes on my interview today. I wasn't as nervous as before. That was amazing ... I felt pretty good after I left. Your guide will help me have a real competitive edge in my next Supervisor interview in about a week! ... Thank you for your knowledge, expertise and prompt replies." — Paradise Nolan, November 4 2011

"I got the job ... and the salary check I desired"

  ▶  "Hi Bob, luckily I got the Job!!! and the salary check I desired... Your materials really work. would like to recommend to all my friends out there. Thanks a lot, Bob!!! God Bless!!!" — Philip John Enrico Gonzales, Project Accounting Officer, November 14 2012


"I got the job offer making twice of what I currently make!!"

"Thank you for the wonderful guide. I got the job offer making twice of what I currently make! ... Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!" — Tina Bulous, March 29 2008

"Has really helped me."

  ▶  "Thanks for the LinkedIn endorsement Bob. I purchased your Interview Preparation book and it has really helped me in my current job search. Hopefully, I'll be getting an offer soon. Thanks again!" — Danielle Dujon, Paralegal, May 7 2013


"To my surprise, I used every one of them during the interview!"

"Bob, I purchased your guide two days ago and took the time before today's interview to write eight STAR statements and commit them to memory. To my surprise, I used every one of them during the interview! ... They told me it would be a structured interview asking me HR type questions — and your answer formula was exactly what they were looking for. Having the answers fresh in my mind was well worth the price of the Guide. It's a very valubale resource." — Gary Rousseau, Sr. Project Engineer, June 8 2011

"She asked me when I could start!"

  ▶   "Dear Bob, I would never have come across your site if i didnt google interview questions. Ive been on a lot of interviews and i never knew what to ask, and i never heard back from them. Now i owe you so much i wish i could meet you in person and give you a hug and shake your hand! I had my second interview with the district manager. i asked the questions you sent me. she thought the questions were terrific and she asked me when i could start! may god bless you and your family." — Lisa Parker, Retail Manager, February 11 2010

"Found a job!"

— Rich Halloran, May 21 2010

"I think the phrases are really professional."

  ▶  "Thanks for the Guide, Bob! It was really helpful. I think the phrases are really professional, and it helps. Here is a pic to use on your site. Keep up the good work!" — Anne Rasmussen, Executive Assistant, October 10 2005

"This has been by far most helpful thing I have received!"

"Dear Bob, I just wanted to express my thanks to you for these templates. I have been looking for a new career for about 4 weeks now. In this economy it is especially difficult to find the best way to market your skills. I must tell you that in all of the time I have spent searching online for jobs and tips that can help me, this has been by far most helpful thing I have received! I usually do not write these types of emails, but you have given me a renewed sense of hope. I just wanted you to know that you made a difference in someone's life today!" — Angela Valenzuela, May 3 2010

"Very useful. I have since been hired ..."

  ▶  "I am a Military Veteran (Master Sergeant, Retired) and I found your answers to top behaviorial interview questions to be very useful. I have since been hired directly with the State of Arizona and promoted twice. Thank you for making these materials availble!" — Joanne Frazier, January 21 2014

"I wish I had it for the last one!"

"Thank you for the guide. This is timely because I have another interview on Wednesday. I wish I had it for the last one! I am taking the time to go over the material and prepare myself for Wednesday. Thanks again!" — Jean Francis April 2 2012

"... TWO job offers after using your materials."

  ▶  "Thanks a lot for sharing very useful tips and invaluable advice. I went on several interviews and finally one company located in my area offered me a job. I accepted the offer right away despite the fact I had to take 12% cut in pay. Then last week another company where I'd interviewed offered me a job with a better salary. It's been a somewhat difficult decision whether to quit my current job I started a month ago, but I did get TWO job offers after using your materials." — Irfan Ahmad, Supply Chain Program Manager, March 12 2014

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"Sir, your advice has changed my life. I have included your interview hints in my cover letter along with my CV, now i am getting more calls from many companies for jobs at the higher salary package. Sir, you cannot imagine how much happy i am today because of you only. otherwise my life was spoiled and i was surviving in very much stress and totally mentally disturbed, i was trying to do suicide. after i buy your books my life has been change now, your ideas moralled me up and given me a new path to live alive, your ideas are working for me as high dose boost medicines. thank you very much from my heart." — Rajesh Kumar, November 23 2011

"I had been focusing too much on ME ..."

  ▶  "Your Guide really opened my eyes! The behavioral Interview Answers are definitely new and different. Within 5 minutes of reading it, I realized that in my previous interviews I had been focusing too much on ME, rather than the INTERVIEWER'S NEEDS. Great resource. Highly recommended." — Dan Alexander, Marketing Manager, July 26 2013

"What a great guide ..."

"Thank you. What a great guide. Everyone should buy a copy of this because it really helps you when interviewing. Thank you for publishing this Guide Book." — Debbie Pieretti, Pharmaceutical Clinical Operations, December 10 2012

"I recommend it to everyone."

  ▶  "Dear Bob, I am a sales trainer and new business developer with over 20 years of executive leadership and banking experience. Your Guide is very good and very touching. I recommend it to everyone." — Sherif Nasr, Retail Banking, Cairo Egypt, August 31 2013

"... My interview is tomorrow."

"Hi Bob, Thank you for your reply. I finally purchased the book. I love the fact that I'm able to view everything on my iPad right now and don't have to wait until I receive it in the mail. My interview is tomorrow, so this is exactly what I needed." — Lucy Anderson, March 14, 2009

"I have started a new job"

"Bob: I loved this. Thank you very much. I have started a new job. I never thought I could or would be doing something like this, but I feel God has led me in this direction. Thank You so much for the encouragement in your intelligent materials." — Lori Mulli, September 20 2011

"Your ideas are fresh and I've tried them — THEY WORK!"

  ▶  "Bob, your behavioral interview questions & answers worked like a charm! I asked the interviewer if they would agree with me about XYZ, and I used the phrase that pays: "Did I answer that question to your satisfaction?" ... All I heard was Yes, Yes, Yes. They were buying into everything and it landed me the next step to the interview. Your ideas are fresh and I've tried them — THEY WORK!" — Tia Aguilar MBA, Account Executive, Insurance & Finance, June 11 2013

"FOUND A FANTASTIC JOB!!!"

— Olga O'Leary, May 18 2010

"Relevant, considered & useful material."

  ▶  "Valuable advice. Well written, using straightforward everyday language, with a bit of humor here and there! Detailed examples of interview answers. Overall this is relevant, considered & useful material which should definitely help you prepare to shine!" — Jackie Gay, Editor and University Teacher, June 14 2012

"At first I was scared ... "

"I landed my dream job because of the tips I have been getting from you. And I actually enjoyed the interviews I did. At first I was scared looking at the candidates that I was to compete with, but after considering the fact that I had been called for the post means they had seen something in me I can deliver. It was courage that has landed me the new role am holding now." — Fernando Lafuente, VP Operations, January 14 2011

"Now I have the job I wanted!"

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"Your course allowed me to walk into the interview with a level of confidence I have not had before ..."

"The consistent feedback I received from the interview panel was how impressed they were at my ability to tie my experience and contributions to the key job skills they were looking for in a candidate ... Your course allowed me to walk into the interview with a level of confidence I have not had before. The job interview went very well. I was clear on how I had impacted the bottom line in each of my roles. The most valuable asset in the book is the focus on the key information I should be communicating in an interview ... The worksheets helped me think through my career and project examples. Thanks for a great teaching tool!" — Kelley S., May 7 2013

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"This is wonderful. It seems that you anticipate my challenges. Be Blessed." — Damian Chambers, Pastor, November 15 2009

"Purchasing the Guide is the best thing I have ever done."

  ▶  "Hi Bob, I purchased the Ultimate Guide to Job interview answers, which I must say is the best thing I have ever done. I had been out of work for 12 months when I came across your Guide, and after sending out only a handful of applications I landed 4 interviews for 4 different jobs, and by using your guide I ended up with 2 job offers, one which I have accepted and I am still currently holding ... I must say I am very impressed." — Alina Delianachi, Senior Commercial Analyst, Telstra, July 14 2013

"Learning from the sample 'thank you letters' is so much help"

"Dear Bob, Thank you very much, it's really a big help for me looking for a job, learning from the samples for thank you letters after interviews etc. that you sent. So much help. Hope to get the job offer next week. Thanks again," — Irene Caruthers, February 17 2009

"Explanations of what the interviewers are looking for in each question has been the most useful for me."

  ▶  "Your material has been very useful for me. All of the material is very important but I would say the perspective that you give about what the interviewers are looking for in each question has been the most useful for me. In addition, the many example answers for the huge variety of questions can help people to be very well prepared to give good answers for the real questions. I would describe it as a very structured guide to be prepared for having a sucessful interview. It is a great guide." — Daniel Gomez Aguirre, National Sales Manager, Mexico, June 5 2013

"Thanks for all your support."

"Dear Bob, You have been great help to me. When I was depressed last year with my career progression your Guide on interviews helped me a lot. I've now got a job in a multinational corporation. Once again thanks for all your support til date." — Chris Brannigan, September 11 2011

"... NOTHING is as helpful as your book was to me!"

  ▶  "Hello Bob, my name is Claude Aurelien, I purchased your book back in 2007 right after I graduated from College with a bachelors in business management. Your book was a life changing shift for me in understanding job interviews. It landed me a job with The Hartford Financial Services Group. Recently i had a life changing event -- my son was born & we relocated to NC from CT. I'm now actively looking for work. I thought i still had a copy of your book, but can't find it! -- all those perfect answers i had tailored to my work experience, and the breathing techniques, the confidence builders, are all gone. I have a phone interview today with Fidelity Investments (behavioral based questions) and I have been doing my own research and compiling different questions and answers but NOTHING is as helpful as your book was to me! Can you send me a new copy? THANKS!" — Claude Aurelien, Insurance & Finance Executive, March 22 2014

"Thank you so much for your job interview tips. They are so interesting and very educating. Though I am still on the job search, I am learning so many useful ideas from you. MORE GREASE TO YOUR ELBOW! Thank you. :)" — Michaelina Little, April 12 2013


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"Reading these words this morning really makes me to feel more positive about my inner-self. Though it has been two years since I lost my job and have exhausted my finances, but all in all, I am still trusting God who has been sustaining me from July 14, 2009 to present. These are my words to God every morning when I pray that He who created my mouth would supply the food for it, bills, which are supposed to be paid, God will provide the money for them to be paid. That is how high my Faith is with God. So, my prayers this morning coupled with your words of motivation and encouragement, I am so blessed, thank you for the Guide!" — Riannon J.

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"Dear Bob, This came at the time I needed it most. Thank you Bob .I had abandoned my studies because 1 module was giving me a hard time .I said to myself I am 44 and I have a fulltime stable job, why do I need to study . I realised I can still be a manager and start my life over even after 44 years .You have unleashed a champion in me and I am charged to go back and finish my studies I know I will make it .I discovered that I was not associated with enthusiastic people ,not true to myself not anymore I have already started and I will let you know about my achievements. God Bless you," — Elizabeth Sibiya, September 21 2011

"Got a Job!!"

— Kathy Berard, May 7 2010

"Thanks very much Bob; I am immersed in interviews right now so this is very timely and I am sure will help a lot ... Best regards," — Howard Coles, July 26 2011

"Landed a great job."

"I have landed a great job and no longer need assistance! Thank you!" — Tammy Ziemer, April 6 2010

"Dear Sir: I just want to thank you for all the material that you have sent me. It is helpful to me in my job search. Thanks for taking the time to send all of the different types of information to me. If there is anything else that you think would be helpful to us. I would welcome the opportunity to learn more." — Pam Main, August 24 2010

"Thanks again - easily said yet greatly appreciated."

"Dear Bob - You email could not have come at a better time. It truly is not easy being laid off and looking for a job the you truly love is quite hard to find right now. I have laid out "what I do best" and have come up with 2 ideas that I can expand on as my own business, hope to grow and actually be happy getting up in the morning and going to work, The corporate world right now is grasping at the "wrong straws" just to get ahead. Thank goodness I am out of that stressful situation. Have a great day :) and thanks again - easily said yet greatly appreciated." — Meg Basquiat, May 27 2010

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"Thank You, Mr. Firestone. Your Guide really made me feel a little bit better about my stressing, depressing situation. I now have more confidence in doing better in the interview." — Mitchell Daniels, May 14 2010

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"I got the job!"

"I got the job! Thanks for the input. I do have to end my association though as I just don't have time to keep up to the emails. Thanks Again..." — Tracey Saska, March 27 2010

"... It's been very resourceful and very helpful."

  ▶  Bob I just brought your book the Ultimate Guide to Job Interviews, and i am so excited, it's been very resourceful and very helpful. Straight away I used the list of behavioral competencies to update my CV and my linkedin profile and it looks so much stronger!" — Caroline Olatunji, Project & Program Manager, UK, January 27 2014

"With your help I got the job I was looking for! Thanks for your help!" — Megan Gibbs, February 19 2010

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  ▶  "I came across a reference to your book through LinkedIn on how to make a good impression during an interview. I purchased your using Paypal. I'm just recently unemployed and felt that your book was a Godsend! ... Prior to my current situation, I worked at a large hospital for eleven years. It came as such a total shock that I cried for almost 2 weeks straight. I literally did not know what I was going to do. I never dreamed that I would be standing in the unemployment line! So as you can see, your book has come at a critical time in my life! Thank you Bob for giving me and many others a leg up in landing a job." — Kelly Jones, RN, Medical Administration, February 23, 2014


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