Best Resumes for College Students and New Grads: Jump-Start Your Career!
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.
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.
Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World
Call Number: JOBS 378.19 Pol
How do you get a job without experience and get experience without a job? It’s the question virtually every college student or recent graduate faces. Now newly revised and updated, Lindsey Pollak’s Getting from College to Career is the definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need to succeed in the job search, offering action-oriented tips and strategies ranging from the simple to the expert. Learn how to: *get the best tools for career prep and job hunting, *e-mail like a professional, *go global, *practice the eight essentials of internship achievement, *perform five minutes of stand-up, *over prepare for interviews, & *persist without being a pest. Getting from College to Career gives you the essential information and guidance you need to get your foot in the door of the real world. Don’t start your first job search without it!
How to Get a Great Job: A Library How-to Handbook
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.
Internet Your Way To a New Job
Call Number: JOBS 650.14 Doy
This is the third edition of this popular book. Just a few years ago, you could upload your resume to one of the top jobs sites, click a few times to apply for some jobs, and consider your job search well underway. Today, that isn't enough. The job market is becoming increasingly competitive. Hiring managers are overwhelmed with applications and are looking at new and different ways to recruit online. Hiring has changed and so has job searching. It's more complicated than it used to be and job seekers need to be prepared to use all the online job search tools to their advantage. Online job searching often seems like it can be a complicated endeavor. It doesn't have to be -- there are tips and tricks you can use to make the process run smoothly and simply. Alison Doyle will provide you with everything you need to know on how to build your career and find a new job.
Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies
Call Number: JOBS 650.14 Wal
Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies features in-depth coverage of topics such as: creating effective online profiles and resumes to sell your strengths; maintaining your online reputation (and ensuring that employers who Google you like what they find) and understanding electronic etiquette; using the power of personal branding and building your brand online; avoiding common pitfalls, such as jumping into filling out a social media profile without a strategy; getting to know Twitter, the only real-time job board with literally thousands of jobs posted daily; using social media sites to uncover opportunities in the "hidden job market" ahead of the competition; and much more.
Knock 'em Dead - Secrets and Strategies for Success in an Uncertain World
Call Number: JOBS 650.14 Yat
Whether your concerns are resumes, job search, turning interviews into offers, job security, climbing the ladder of success, choosing or changing careers, pursuing your dreams, or owning your own business, here's an integrated blueprint for success. With this guide, you have everything you need to take control of your job search, career, and life. Lots of books tell you to pursue your dreams; this one tells you exactly how to make it happen.
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.