This Is How to Get Your Next Job
Call Number: JOBS 650.14 Kay
Based on candid insights from real-life employers, and featuring a foreword by Richard Nelson Bolles, bestselling author of What Color Is Your Parachute?, this book helps job hunters take control of how they come across to the people in charge of hiring. From “20 Things You Should Never Do” to a “Would You Hire You?” test, This Is How to Get Your Next Job helps readers show hiring managers who they are and why they’re the perfect fit for the job they seek.
Find Your Federal Job Fit
Call Number: JOBS 351.73 Ruc
This new book is designed to help job seekers find the right federal job. The first part of this unique guide discusses how to find the right occupation through the career-planning process, develop a vision for your career, do self-exploration, develop needed skills, and create career goals. The second part overviews the federal government as an employer, including benefits and locations of jobs, how to match yourself to jobs and agencies, and the skills the government is seeking and in-demand federal jobs. The authors explain the federal job search process, with insider guidance on resumes, interviewing skills, informational interviewing, networking, distinguishing yourself, and common mistakes that federal job seekers make.
Professional Networking for Dummies [eBook]
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Are you putting your best foot forward in meetings? Are you connecting with the right people at functions? Professional Networking For Dummies explores the essential techniques of networking to get you meeting and greeting in no time. It will help you get into the networking mindset and avoid such self-defeating traps as expecting immediate returns or turning off new potential colleagues. You’ll also discover how to overcome inhibitions, make small talk, and meet new contacts. Plus, you ’ll find special information on networking tools and technology, such as networking clubs, using voice and e-mail, Internet networking, and more.
Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3. 0
Call Number: JOBS 650.14 Lev
Landing your dream job today requires that you be both the hunter and the hunted. Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0 explains in step-by-step detail how to use the newest social networking sites and digital tools to perform a precision-guided, all-out job-hunting assault. Get access to cheatsheets, case studies, before-and-after sample resumes and cover letters, and proven tactics that you can tailor to your situation to make it drop-dead simple to find a job fast.
How to Get a Great Job
Call Number: JOBS 650.14 How
In our difficult time, or at any time, knowing how to find a great job is a necessary skill. All the resources you need for a successful job search are at your fingertips--and completely free--at your public library. It can be a daunting task, so here is expert advice on how to conduct proper research, build networks of friends and colleagues, put together a great resume, research industries that are constantly changing, prepare for an interview, negotiate a contract or a salary, and more.
Best Resumes for College Students and New Grads
Call Number: JOBS 650.14 Kur
Students and career-center advisors will benefit immeasurably from this outstanding reference. Best Resumes for College Students and New Grads, Third Edition, includes descriptions of skills and attributes that are valuable in the workplace, answers to common questions, expert advice that is relevant in today's hiring market, and features a showcase of high-quality resumes and cover letters prepared by professional resume writers all written for college students or new graduates. This comprehensive resource is appropriate for diverse college majors, both undergraduate and graduate, as well as for students seeking internships and co-op jobs while still in school. New for this edition: New chapter on using social media and other online resources in job search and career management; updated resumes.
Call Number: JOBS 650.14 Wil
Ultimate interview will give you all the background information you need as well as essential practice with sample interview questions, advice and example answers. Renowned careers expert Lynn Williams has taken a unique approach, organizing common interview questions into useful categories including: management, sales and marketing, clerical, customer relations, technical, creative and practical jobs.
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2014
Call Number: JOBS 331.128 Bol
What Color Is Your Parachute? is the world’s most popular job-hunting guide, and it has helped millions discover their unique gifts, skills, and interests. This new 2014 edition features up-to-the-minute information on what has changed about the job-hunt, plus recommendations for the most helpful sites on the Internet and strategies to find jobs where everyone tells you there is none. With updated insights into social media and entrepreneurship, this New York Times best seller reveals new ways to network effectively, write resumes and cover letters, interview, and negotiate your salary in 2013-2014.
What You're Really Meant to Do
Call Number: JOBS 650.1 Kap
Are you doing what you’re really meant to do? In this indispensable new book, Kaplan shares a specific and actionable approach to defining your own success and reaching your potential. Drawing on his years of experience, Kaplan proposes an integrated plan for identifying and achieving your goals. He outlines specific steps and exercises to help you understand yourself more deeply, take control of your career, and build your capabilities in a way that fits your passions and aspirations.