The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Perfect Resume

Author: Susan Ireland
Publisher: Alpha Books
ISBN: 1592574637
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Business & Economics

An updated handbook for prospective job seekers offers more than one hundred sample resumes and includes strategies for writing an effective resume, tips for using software programs and other resume technologies, and advice on making the most of one's experience. Original.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Perfect Resume 5th Edition

Author: Susan Ireland
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101195509
Release Date: 2010-01-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Resumé: revamped for the times, technology, and the recession... The recession has made finding a job harder than ever. Everything now takes place online, and a resumé's preparation is different than even a few years ago. This new edition has changed with the times, focusing on what's most important in an electronic resumé full of successful resumé samples and cover letters, the books also focuses on the key words and phrases that will bring readers' resumés to the top of the HR pile. - More than 100 samples of real-life resumés and cover letters, many of them new - Founded in real-life experience without the rigid resumé-writing rules of other guides - Ideal for all job seekers, from new grads to the laid off worker, new mothers to senior citizens

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Perfect Cover Letter

Author: Susan Ireland
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0028619609
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Business & Economics

Provides advice on creating effective cover letters and includes sample cover letters for such situations as following up a job interview, thanking someone for a job offer, and requesting information

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Perfect Job Interview 3rd Edition

Author: Marc Dorio
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440661396
Release Date: 2009-01-06
Genre: Business & Economics

How to ace an interview in today's competitive job market. Career human resources expert Marc Dorio knows how the system works and how it has changed with the advent of Internet interviews, video conferences, and electronic resumés. In this new edition, he teaches job seekers how to respond to obscure, difficult questions; research salary ranges and negotiate; pull together a resumé; package; present their skill set and experience to best effect; follow up after the usual 'thank you' note; and dozens of other inside tips. - From a human resources expert - Strong sales record for past editions - Most current information available - Specific details about each step in the process - Also available as an e-book

Guide to Professional Development in Compliance

Author: Jan Christian Heller
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0834218747
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Law

Thousand of new positions for compliance professionals and personnel have emerged, and in fact the compliance profession has begun to differentiate itself within the health care industry.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Starting And Running A Coffeebar

Author: Linda Formichelli
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440650710
Release Date: 2005-10-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Brew up your own business. This is a step-by-step guide to realizing what for many people is a cherished dream: opening a successful coffee bar. The Complete idiot's Guide to Starting and Running a Coffee Bar includes the dirt on what it's really like to work behind the counter and information of everything from how to build a business plan, to how to make the drinks and how to price them. - Only series book of its kind - The specialty coffee business is still growing - Small businesses create 7 out of 10 new jobs in America - Susan Gilbert has started and run five successful coffee bars

The Complete Idiot s Guide to RVing 3e

Author: April Maher
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101589113
Release Date: 2012-06-05
Genre: Travel

An updated and revised guide for the more than 30 million Americans who are living the RV lifestyle and the millions of others who have considered it but have not yet taken the plunge, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to RVing, Second Edition, includes the following: Basic facts about the different types of RVs-camper, van, motor home, bus, or tow rig-and the advantages of each; Advice on buying your RV, from dealer negotiations to acquiring the proper insurance; Driving tips for piloting your RV; Information on how to choose a campground with an eye for water, electricity, propane, wastewater dump, hookups, phone, cable, and campground rules.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Cool Jobs for Teens

Author: Susan Ireland
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0028640322
Release Date: 2000-03-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

From beaches and amusement parks to fast-food restaurants, babysitting, and clerking, more teens are looking for jobs than ever before. With the help of this guide to cool jobs, they will know what to expect and what employers will expect of them.

Get a Better Job

Author: Susan Ireland
Publisher: Alpha Books
ISBN: PSU:000033966588
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Business & Economics

Tells how to plan life goals, change careers, job hunt on the Internet, assess the job market, evaluate prospective employers, update a resume, and prepare for interviews.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Getting Government Jobs

Author: The Partnership for Public Svc
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101197752
Release Date: 2010-05-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Bail yourself out with employment opportunities. In these turbulent times when private corporations are in trouble, the employer that seems to be offering the most stable employment opportunities is the public sector. With The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Getting Government Jobs, readers will learn how to navigate the government application process to find stable employment opportunities available from county municipalities as well as state and federal agencies. ?Includes advice on drafting resumes suited to the specific requirements of the hiring agency ?How to complete the appropriate application most effectively ?Methods of marketing an applicant's skills in the government sector ?Search tools for government job websites

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Recession Proof Careers

Author: Jeff Cohen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101195246
Release Date: 2010-02-02
Genre: Business & Economics

Keeping your job is job one. In these uncertain economic times, secure employment is more important than ever. 'The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Recession-Proof Careers', presents all of the information needed to make an informed decision about choosing a career that ensures your continued employability. - Wide range of career fields presents a plethora of ideas for career paths - Each career is described in detail so that the reader has a clear picture of the job requirements, salary, and experience and schooling needed - Handy appendices outline the best careers by growth, salary, and geography as well as resources for job sites, fairs and organizations

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Branding Yourself

Author: Ray Paprocki
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101032800
Release Date: 2009-05-05
Genre: Business & Economics

A brand new look at a time-tested business practice. Using powerful techniques refined in the heat of business competition, this book guides readers in defining and building a personal brand that is distinctive, relevant, and consistent. It includes: ? An in-depth understanding of the principles of successful brand building-in any context ? Practical tools to build and manage powerful relationships ? Strategies for aligning personal brand values with an employer's brand values, and making brand-building a successful endeavor for both ? Advanced techniques to continually refine your unique personal brand

Doing Work You Love

Author: Cheryl Gilman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0809230437
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers advice on determining one's true talents and interests and explains how to create a job which utilizes those skills

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Success as a Chef

Author: Leslie Bilderback, CMB
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440626050
Release Date: 2007-02-06
Genre: Business & Economics

How to thrive in one of today's top ten "dream professions." Despite the long hours, arduous training, and grueling physical work, the allure of being a professional chef has made it one of the fastest growing career markets in America today. In this must-have guide, a master chef and baker gives practical, up-to-date advice on everything aspiring chefs (and expert chefs looking for the next career move) need to know, including how to apprentice at a 5-star restaurant, connect with renowned chefs and bakers, open their own restaurant, and much, much more. --Expert author with decades of restaurant experience --One of today's top ten "dream professions" in America --Culinary institutes have seen an explosion in their enrollment of between 50% to 100% percent annually --Covers gourmet restaurants, upscale hotels, catering, specialty food shops, gourmet takeout, bakeries, and much more