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The STAR Interview: How to Tell a Great Story, Nail the Interview and Land your Dream Job

The STAR Interview By Misha Yurchenko

How To Tell A Great Story, Nail The Interview and Land Your Dream Job
Now Available on Amazon

eBook

PDF, EPUB + Kindle

Paperback

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 20 reviews

What is STAR?

STAR stands for Situation–Task–Action–Result:
Situation – An event, project, or challenge faced
Task – Your responsibilities and assignments for the situation
Action – Steps or procedure taken to relieve or rectify situation
Result – Results of actions taken.

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UBER

What You’ll Learn form this book?

What type of recruitment agency is right for you

In-depth review of recruitment business models/styles

How to ace role-play interviews and answer trick questions

Dozens of great questions you can ask interviewers

Biggest mistakes to avoid and overcoming the perception of being a “flyjin”

Salary structures, perks, and how to negotiate favorable terms

👁️View table of contents and look inside on Amazon

What's inside

When I first interviewed for jobs in Japan the advice I read was spread across online forums, and was questionable at best. The lack of information was one inspiration for writing this eBook, and I wish I had a guide like this before I went to my first interview in Japan. I hope you can find something useful here that takes you closer to finding a great job in the recruitment industry!

What type of exercises will you learn to solve?

Design a dashboard for a freelancer to manage and plan their client work.
Used by Digital Ocean
Redesign the ATM
Used by Facebook
Design a digital product to make primary care more accessible.

Featuring advice from experts in the industry:

Co-host of High Resolution podcast explains how designers can change their mindset and get to grips with business.

 

Design leadership coach (ex-Pinterest, Square and IDEO) shares skills which future design managers should work on.

Co-founder at Smith.ai, (ex-Apple, Google, Mint.com/Intuit) gives advice to designers who want to become founders.

Former Design Lead at Shopify explains the crucial skill most designers overlook.

Senior Product Designer at GitHub shares tips for getting a job.

Who should read this book?

  • Entry-level recruiters and students
  • Prepare for job interviews.
  • Learn and practice skills that are needed to get hired by the top businesses.
  • Build your portfolio with projects that demonstrate your problem-solving skills.
  • Mid-level and senior recruiters
  • Prepare for your next job interview.
  • Learn tools and techniques that will help in your daily work.
  • Learn how to interview recrutiers.
  • Business owners
  • Learn how to test recrutiers.
  • Understand what mindset the most valuable designers should have to define the design role at their organisation.
  • Product professionals (PMs, engineers, data scientists, marketers etc.)
  • Learn how to ask the right questions to make better product decisions.
  • Learn how recruiters think so you can collaborate with them more efficiently.

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About the author

Misha Yurchenko

Hey my name is Misha and thanks for visiting my site. I’m a Tokyo-based ex-recruiter, author and blogger. In the past 5 years I’ve helped companies like Facebook and Amazon build their hiring strategies, started (and shut down) my own company, learned Japanese, and quit my job. Nowadays I write a lot. I also host a monthly Q&A session, which you can check out by becoming a Patron.

Buy the book

eBook

PDF, EPUB + Kindle

✔️ 30-DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

Paperback

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 20 reviews

What Readers Are saying

Working as a recruiter, I've dug into multiple books on interviewing techniques so I can provide worthwhile advice to my clients. The STAR Interview paints a far clearer picture in the head of the reader of how to properly sell yourself in a job interview, and comes with very concrete examples and pieces of actionable advice. It's very thorough and doesn't leave you with any "but what about...?" 's. Definitely recommended reading for anyone going into an important job interview.

Bobby Ghoshal

I highly recommend reading this book from start to finish. Out of all the writings I've ever come across regarding the STAR interviewing method, this has been the most comprehensive. It encourages readers to actively participate through self-reflection while providing a ready to go template with relatable examples. What I loved the most was one of the last sections that encouraged self-care. So besides gaining a more comprehensive understanding about how to approach interviewing, I got some life tips!

Emma Velasquez

FAQ

How much time will it take me to read this book?

Do you have a money back guarantee policy?
Yes, for the digital copy sold on the website. I’m convinced that you’ll find this book valuable. If you feel that it wasn’t, reach out within 30 days of purchase, and I’ll give you your money back.


Do you have a discount for students?
Yes. If you’re a full-time student, send me an email and I’ll send you a 20% off coupon for the digital version.
How much time will it take me to read this book?


Do you have a money back guarantee policy?


Yes, for the digital copy sold on the website. I’m convinced that you’ll find this book valuable. If you feel that it wasn’t, reach out within 30 days of purchase, and I’ll give you your money back.


Do you have a discount for students?
Yes. If you’re a full-time student, send me an email and I’ll send you a 20% off coupon for the digital version.


What if I want both eBook + paperback? Do you have a discount?
Yes. Please send me an invoice for the paperback purchase on Amazon and I’ll send you a 50% off coupon for a digital copy. I’m sorry this process isn’t automated at the moment.


Do you have a bulk pricing?
Yes. If you’re buying more than three licenses for your team/students/event attendees reach out to me for a bulk pricing cost.


How environmentally sustainable is the product?
The paperback is print-on-demand, which means that each copy is printed for each order. This method eliminates waste and the need for storage space. In addition, I donate 5% of the printed book profits to Trees for the Future. I suggest you buy the digital copy rather than the print version. If you buy a print version please consider reselling it on eBay or Amazon later.


I’m a non-native speaker. Will it be hard for me to understand your book?
I’m a non-native speaker as well but this book has been professionally edited and we have worked hard to make it accessible for native and non-native speakers. Read the first pages using “Look inside” feature on Amazon page of the book to see if you’re comfortable with the level of complexity.


I have a question. How can I contact you?
Please contact me via email on 
Yes. Please send me an invoice for the paperback purchase on Amazon and I’ll send you a 50% off coupon for a digital copy. I’m sorry this process isn’t automated at the moment.

How to Become a Recruiter in Japan: The Ultimate Guide

Copyright 2018

Exercises         Terms and conditions         Contact

How to Become a Recruiter in Japan: 

The Ultimate Guide

This eBook covers everything from submitting your resume, choosing the culture that bests fits your, exclusive interview tips, and negotiating your own salary.

Whether it’s your first job in Japan or you’re considering a career transition, working in the recruitment industry can be extremely rewarding, fun and lucrative. This guide will walk you through the ins and outs of the Japanese recruitment landscape, provide actionable tips, and set you up for success throughout the entire interview process.

eBook

PDF, EPUB + Kindle

Paperback

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 20 reviews

Why Recruitment?

In 2013 there were over 3,000 registered recruitment agencies in Japan. Five years later, the number has more than doubled to over 7,000 firms. There is a severe labor shortage in Japan, an increase in foreign investment, and a growing need for high quality recruiters. Since many of the recruitment agencies work with international companies, it’s a job that you can do with relatively little to no Japanese language ability.

READ BY PROFESSIONALS WORKING AT:

What You’ll Learn form this book?

What type of recruitment agency is right for you

In-depth review of recruitment business models/styles

How to ace role-play interviews and answer trick questions

Dozens of great questions you can ask interviewers

Biggest mistakes to avoid and overcoming the perception of being a “flyjin”

Salary structures, perks, and how to negotiate favorable terms

👁️View table of contents and look inside on Amazon

What's inside

When I first interviewed for jobs in Japan the advice I read was spread across online forums, and was questionable at best. The lack of information was one inspiration for writing this eBook, and I wish I had a guide like this before I went to my first interview in Japan. I hope you can find something useful here that takes you closer to finding a great job in the recruitment industry!

What type of exercises will you learn to solve?

Design a dashboard for a freelancer to manage and plan their client work.
Used by Digital Ocean
Redesign the ATM
Used by Facebook
Design a digital product to make primary care more accessible.

Featuring advice from experts in the industry:

Co-host of High Resolution podcast explains how designers can change their mindset and get to grips with business.

 

Design leadership coach (ex-Pinterest, Square and IDEO) shares skills which future design managers should work on.

Co-founder at Smith.ai, (ex-Apple, Google, Mint.com/Intuit) gives advice to designers who want to become founders.

Former Design Lead at Shopify explains the crucial skill most designers overlook.

Senior Product Designer at GitHub shares tips for getting a job.

Who should read this book?

  • Entry-level recruiters and students
  • Prepare for job interviews.
  • Learn and practice skills that are needed to get hired by the top businesses.
  • Build your portfolio with projects that demonstrate your problem-solving skills.
  • Mid-level and senior recruiters
  • Prepare for your next job interview.
  • Learn tools and techniques that will help in your daily work.
  • Learn how to interview recrutiers.
  • Business owners
  • Learn how to test recrutiers.
  • Understand what mindset the most valuable designers should have to define the design role at their organisation.
  • Product professionals (PMs, engineers, data scientists, marketers etc.)
  • Learn how to ask the right questions to make better product decisions.
  • Learn how recruiters think so you can collaborate with them more efficiently.

Subscribe for practical advice and resources

Join 5,000+ people to receive my free newsletter with unique insights and stories to help you live a better life.

About the author

Misha Yurchenko

Hey my name is Misha and thanks for visiting my site. I’m a Tokyo-based ex-recruiter, author and blogger. In the past 5 years I’ve helped companies like Facebook and Amazon build their hiring strategies, started (and shut down) my own company, learned Japanese, and quit my job. Nowadays I write a lot. I also host a monthly Q&A session, which you can check out by becoming a Patron.

Buy the book

eBook

PDF, EPUB + Kindle

✔️ 30-DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

Paperback

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 20 reviews

What Readers Are saying

Working as a recruiter, I've dug into multiple books on interviewing techniques so I can provide worthwhile advice to my clients. The STAR Interview paints a far clearer picture in the head of the reader of how to properly sell yourself in a job interview, and comes with very concrete examples and pieces of actionable advice. It's very thorough and doesn't leave you with any "but what about...?" 's. Definitely recommended reading for anyone going into an important job interview.

Bobby Ghoshal

I highly recommend reading this book from start to finish. Out of all the writings I've ever come across regarding the STAR interviewing method, this has been the most comprehensive. It encourages readers to actively participate through self-reflection while providing a ready to go template with relatable examples. What I loved the most was one of the last sections that encouraged self-care. So besides gaining a more comprehensive understanding about how to approach interviewing, I got some life tips!

Emma Velasquez

FAQ

How much time will it take me to read this book?

Do you have a money back guarantee policy?
Yes, for the digital copy sold on the website. I’m convinced that you’ll find this book valuable. If you feel that it wasn’t, reach out within 30 days of purchase, and I’ll give you your money back.


Do you have a discount for students?
Yes. If you’re a full-time student, send me an email and I’ll send you a 20% off coupon for the digital version.
How much time will it take me to read this book?


Do you have a money back guarantee policy?


Yes, for the digital copy sold on the website. I’m convinced that you’ll find this book valuable. If you feel that it wasn’t, reach out within 30 days of purchase, and I’ll give you your money back.


Do you have a discount for students?
Yes. If you’re a full-time student, send me an email and I’ll send you a 20% off coupon for the digital version.


What if I want both eBook + paperback? Do you have a discount?
Yes. Please send me an invoice for the paperback purchase on Amazon and I’ll send you a 50% off coupon for a digital copy. I’m sorry this process isn’t automated at the moment.


Do you have a bulk pricing?
Yes. If you’re buying more than three licenses for your team/students/event attendees reach out to me for a bulk pricing cost.


How environmentally sustainable is the product?
The paperback is print-on-demand, which means that each copy is printed for each order. This method eliminates waste and the need for storage space. In addition, I donate 5% of the printed book profits to Trees for the Future. I suggest you buy the digital copy rather than the print version. If you buy a print version please consider reselling it on eBay or Amazon later.


I’m a non-native speaker. Will it be hard for me to understand your book?
I’m a non-native speaker as well but this book has been professionally edited and we have worked hard to make it accessible for native and non-native speakers. Read the first pages using “Look inside” feature on Amazon page of the book to see if you’re comfortable with the level of complexity.


I have a question. How can I contact you?
Please contact me via email on 
Yes. Please send me an invoice for the paperback purchase on Amazon and I’ll send you a 50% off coupon for a digital copy. I’m sorry this process isn’t automated at the moment.

How to Become a Recruiter in Japan: The Ultimate Guide

Copyright 2018

Exercises         Terms and conditions         Contact

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