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  • 批判性思考
  • 求職面試技巧



英文資源

Case in point: Complete case interview preparation

With a special focus on case interviews, this book coaches students how to think through the questions before giving sensible and thorough answers. Not only does it present several logical frameworks which help interviewees manage the given cases (Ch. 4), it also offers concrete sample interviews for readers’ reference (Ch. 5). This book is particularly useful for students who is about to attend a case interview for the first time.

Highlights include “Types of case questions” (pp. 15-19), “The four key case scenarios, developing your structure” (pp. 36-46), “Case starts” (pp. 74-83).


Brilliant graduate CV: How to get your first CV to the top of the pile.

Catering for university graduates with little work experience, the book helps you craft persuasive CVs with examples. Beginning with an introduction of the general features in a CV in Part 1, the book guides you how to refine a CV in Part 2, followed by tips in content selection in Part 3 and suggested job search resources in Part 4. “Brilliant tips” in boxes from human resource experts are abundant throughout the chapters.

Highlights include “Making the perfect fit” (pp. 81-106), “Presenting your CV” (pp. 107-120), “Job application letters” (pp. 157-162), and “Addressing selection criteria” (pp. 165-176).


Case in point: Complete case interview preparation.

The primary aim of the book is to help you tackle various interview questions. The book hooks the readers with an introduction about the author’s pre-interview preparation experience, vividly illustrating how to predict questions by context and theme through brainstorming. You will gain insights into interpreting and answering difficult interview questions. In addition to worksheets and exercises for preparing interviews, you will learn how to customise your resume for different job positions.

Highlights include “Behind the scenes: Into the interviewer’s mind” (pp. 51-72), “The telephone interview” (pp. 125-130), “Great answers to special challenge questions” (pp. 171-176), and “Great questions to ask hiring managers” (pp. 187-198).


The writer's Harbrace handbook, 6th Ed.

Aiming to help students thoroughly understand what arguments are, the book delineates the composition of an argument in Part One and discusses arguments about definitions, causes, value, and time periods in Part Two with writing guidance in Part Three. You will learn the different layers of arguments through recognising rhetorical elements in various contexts. Each chapter provides thought-provoking activities.

Highlights include counterargument (pp. 54), concession (pp. 56), arguments in disguise (pp. 79), summary versus analysis (pp. 88), inventing a claim (pp. 136, 268, 296), inventing support (pp. 138, 270, 299), and evaluating sources (pp. 329).


A Workbook for Arguments: A Complete Course in Critical Thinking

This text offers a comprehensive and practical course for both students and instructors in the vital skills of dissecting both sound and unsound arguments. Furthermore, it introduces the means of creating sound arguments in one's own critical and argumentative writing and how to evaluate them. It introduces precise terminology for discussing both short and extended arguments.

Highlights include exercises from multiple real-world texts and model answers to selected exercises as well. It also introduces the method of argument mapping both in terms of evaluating texts and creating one's own complex and multi-step arguments.


The Pearson guide to critical and creative thinking

Focusing on both critical and creative thinking, the guide introduces concepts and theories in the beginning chapters and provides examples and demonstrations for applying thinking techniques and strategies in later chapters. With exercises throughout the 14 chapters, you will be able to practise your reasoning and judging skills. The book will help you understand both critical and creative thinking.

Highlights include developing critical thinking (Ch. 1), sound thinking (Ch. 6), thinking fallacies (Ch. 7), and parallel thinking and lateral thinking (Ch. 9).





中文資源

思方導航:批判思考導論

本書共分五篇,作者圍繞語害剖析、論證分析及謬誤剖析三大範疇,說明掌握批判思考的方法。當中第三篇至第四篇(頁63 - 166)闡述不同形式的論證準則,為希望建立理性思維的讀者提供指引;而第五篇(頁167 - 225)敘述各種常見的錯誤思維方式,分析亦見深入,有助讀者了解何謂良好的論證。書中既附有大量貼近現實生活的例子,同時又另備不同形式的練習,讀者可按需要閱覽,以提高批判思考能力。


思考不關機

全書分為十章,作者圍繞日本「思考關機」此一流行用語,詳細說明鍛煉批判思維的方法。當中第五章(頁90 - 103)教導讀者以邏輯難題,避免落入常見的思考陷阱;又於第七章(頁90 - 103)建議讀者建立改變頭腦預設值等七個思考習慣,以活化個人思維;而第九章(頁190 - 217)則談及「分類」、「整合」及「替換」三大思考動作,並輔以示例作分析講解。另書中附有不同練習及答案說明,讀者可按需要閱覽,以提升批判思考能力。


5 Steps!搵工面試Easy Pass

本書共分五部分,作者以生活化的語言,深入淺出地講解求職面試各個階段的注意事項。其中第一部分(頁16 - 46)主要介紹履歷與求職信的寫法,並以輕鬆而不失深刻的方式帶出「8大CV禁忌」及「求職信7宗罪」等問題,甚具參考價值。至於餘下四部分,則集中講解面試前的準備與面試的應對技巧,當中第三部分(頁76 - 92)提及「畢業生面試『潛規則』」等話題,有助同學做好個人定位。


搵工見工

本書分為十六篇,作者藉多年工作經驗與所見所聞,講論求職面試的各項要訣。其中第四至六篇(頁20 - 48)主要說明常見的面試種類、招聘過程及考核內容,以便讀者能先作相應準備。而第十至十四篇(頁73 - 127)則提出六條面試的常見問題,並逐一配合示例分析,幫助讀者掌握各條問題的考核重點,以及有效、可行的應對方法。書末另附小組面試須知及問題匯集等附錄,以便讀者能有更充分的求職準備。





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