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Yate, Martin John
Knock 'em dead : the ultimate job search guide, 2012 / Martin Yate
Alternate Title Knock 'em dead, 2012 : the ultimate job search guide
Ultimate job search guide, 2012
Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HF5549.5.I6 Y37 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Job hunting
Employment interviewing
Résumés (Employment)
Job hunting -- Computer network resources
Physical Description x, 374 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note "How to write a killer resume. Turn job interviews into job offers"--Cover
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Part I : The well-stocked briefcase. The realities of a job search ; The skills and values that guarantee a successful job search and career ; How to build a killer resume ; How to build a professional brand ; Networking and the successful job search ; Network-integrated job search tactics -- Part II : Get the word out. Making contact ; Ace the telephone interview ; Dress for job interview success ; Body language ; The curtain rises on the job interview -- Part III : Great answers to tough interview questions. The five secrets of the hire ; The other side of the desk : why interviewers do the things they do, and how to respond ; How to Knock 'em dead : great answers to tough interview questions ; "What are you like to work with, Mr. Jones?" : questions of manageability and team spirit ; How to handle stress and illegal questions ; Welcome to the real world ; Strange venues for job interviews ; How to ace psychological tests ; The graceful exit -- Part IV : Finishing touches. Out of sight can mean out of mind ; Negotiating the job offer ; Snatching victory from the jaws of defeat ; Multiple job interviews, multiple job offers -- Part V : Where the jobs are. Thirty fast-growing occupations
Summary Perhaps you've been laid off and are wondering where your next paycheck will come from. Or maybe you're stuck in a job you hate, one that makes no use of your talents. Either way, you're looking to make a change--and in today's uncertain climate, you need the best advice there is on how to manage your career. For more than twenty-five years, New York Times bestselling author Martin Yate has shown the way for millions of job seekers. Now you can turn to him for a proven method to put your career on track. This guide includes: a completely revised section on how to ace the job interview; step-by-step guidance for writing a killer resume; new advice on long-term career management--how you can join a company's inner circle. Jobs are coming back; the market is rebounding. You need the book Financial Times called "the best book on job hunting." Because it's time to take control of your career and your life. --Publisher description

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