This is not “One Million Questions to Ask on an Interview,” or “150 Questions to Get You That Job.” These are the types of played out interview books that are currently available on your local bookstore’s shelves, until now. Tactical Aggressiveness is a detailed account of author Scott Brent’s seventy-five plus job interviews with top Fortune 500 companies—what worked, what didn’t, and why.
Scott Brent found himself continuously coaching friends and family on how to successfully interview. After years of being called on as a resource he decided to put his expertise and experience on paper. Today he is a nationally renowned expert on all aspects of preparing for a job interview, from how to conduct yourself during the interview, to making sure you move along in the process, and ultimately how to get the job you desire. Scott has been quoted in several national publications, including multiple career advice articles on Monster.com, and will be speaking at colleges around the United States on the best tactical way to interview in today’s job market. He was also cited as an expert in Kevin Kermes online Ebook, 70 Tips to Perfect the Interview. Scott Brent is a graduate of Michigan State University. He lives in Michigan with his wife.
QUESTION: How competitive are you on a scale of one to 10? The unspoken question: Do you have the drive it takes to build your margins?
"Traditionally, people going on an interview would bring only a résumé and themselves to the interview," Brent says. "Those days are gone. I don't care if you are interviewing for a C-suite level job (CEO, CFO) or a job at McDonald's, what you bring to your interview is crucial...