The Big Book of Job-Hunting Hacks by Editors of Editors of the American Library Association; John Henry WeissA helpful compendium of tips and tricks to land the perfect job! The Big Book of Job-Hunting Hacks, experienced job-hunting professionals offer detailed advice on every step of the job-hunting process. From how to navigate the interview process, to how to create the perfect resume, this book will help you stand out from your competitors. With a new introduction by John Henry Weiss, president of a recruitment firm, that contextualizes the current economic state as a result of COVID-19, this book offers hundreds of practical tips for those laid-off, fired, or new to enter the workplace. Some of the information that this book will explain: Which questions you should be asking yourself while researching the market How to craft an effective cover letter The importance of a simple resume format How to negotiate a job offer How to build your own business And so much more! Whether you're entry-level or nearing the peak of your career The Big Book of Job-Hunting Hacks is the book for you!
Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters by Martin YateCover letters that get noticed, get read, and get the interview! In the newest edition of his classic cover letter guide, job search expert Martin Yate shows you how to dramatically increase your chance of landing an interview. The key, as Yate explains, is to use language drawn from the job posting itself, words that will send your application to the top of database searches. In this completely updated guide, you'll find numerous sample cover letters, along with Yate's tried and proven methods to: Determine relevant keywords to get attention--and use them effectively Clearly display your personal brand and the transferable skills you bring to the job Find the right contact information that gets your material in front of decision-making managers and recruiters Use social media sites such as LinkedIn to create an effective online profile and build professional and personal networks With Martin Yate's expert advice, you'll create unique and compelling cover letters that will grab employers' attention and get you in the door!
Call Number: HF5383 .Y378 2016 (Golden Isles)
Publication Date: 2016-11-04
Knock 'em Dead Resumes by Martin YateExpert advice for writing job-winning resumes! Learn to write a resume that: Stands out in a resume database Passes the recruiters' six-second scan test Resonates with savvy hiring managers At a time when every job seeker needs an edge, Martin Yate, CPC, shows you how to beat the competition. Using his 25+ years of experience, he has built a practical, easy-to-follow approach to writing killer resumes. This new edition of the perennially bestselling guide includes cutting-edge advice on the latest and most effective resume-writing tactics and has completely new sample resumes. With Knock 'em Dead Resumes, 11th Edition, you will grab employers' attention--and score the job you want!
Call Number: Online
Publication Date: 2014-11-01
Optimize Your Resume by Thomas MihokOptimize Your Resume provides proven techniques for use in competitive situations, maybe more than any other resume book.Any resume will get you a job if it: (1) has your name and contact information at the top of the page, (2) is presented in a format your audience is expecting, and (3) has flawless spelling. In fact, you don't really need a resume to get a job! But if you face competition, want to be noticed, have your resume pulled from the pile and get invited in to meet and interview, you want the strongest resume possible.You want a resume whose words can be absorbed from the page easily, one that gets across your strengths quickly because busy reviewers of your resume are likely skimming, not reading carefully. You want a resume informed by how people take in information as they review and that presents you in the best possible way.Optimize Your Resume helps you write this resume. Techniques illustrated with black and white artwork.
Call Number: HF 5383 .M5465 2020 (Camden)
Publication Date: 2020-12-16
The Perfect Resume by Dan QuillenHR Director and author of four job search books Dan Quillen shows readers how to craft an incredible resume that will get job-seekers in the door! Dan Quillen calls on his expertise as an HR professional (and as one who lost and found a job in the toughest economic environment since the Great Depression) to help his readers understand the New Economy, and how to find work when many cannot. The Perfect Resume second edition focuses on that most important tool in the job hunter's quiver -- the resume. Quillen walks his readers through the technical aspects of resume writing, but also helps them understand the tricks of the resume-writing trade. He teaches readers how to write resumes that end up in the hands of hiring managers, not screened by gatekeepers and deposited in the recycle bin. Topics covered: * The current economic environment * You lost your job -- what do you do now?! * The importance of a resume * The mechanics of resume writing * Three types of resumes and their uses (Chronological, Functional, Combination) * One size doesn't fit all (Targeting your resume) * Your resume template * How to handle resume difficulties (Gaps in employment, Short-term employment, Lack of experience) * Section-by-section resume reviews * New Appendix shows 10 different resume samples