The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Perfect Resume

Author: Susan Ireland
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0028644409
Release Date: 2002-12
Genre: Business & Economics

Includes tips on writing an effective resume, creating an accurate yet impressive job statement, networking, using software programs and other resume technologies, and making the most of your experience.

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

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Perfect Job Interview

Author: Marc Dorio
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592578276
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

Explains how to combine phone calls, letters, and contacts to get interviews, prepare for the occasion, and successfully answer the questions that may be asked.

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.

How to Say It on Your Resume

Author: Brad Karsh with Courtney Pike
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440662171
Release Date: 2009-01-06
Genre: Business & Economics

An insider shows how to tailor a résumé that sets applicants apart from a sea of candidates. Recruiting director Brad Karsh has worked with thousands of misguided job seekers. Now he?s putting his experience into print, with step-by-step guidelines to improve the wording, content, and format of any résumé. Knowing how employers choose candidates, the author shows how to make a résumé stand out. Whether readers are looking to make a career change, re-enter the workforce, find a first job, or acquire an internal position, Karsh demonstrates how to transform any résumé?and get results. Includes advice for: ? First jobs ? Re-entering the work force ? Applicants who have been laid off ? Career changes ? Older applicants ? And more

The Damn Good Resume Guide

Author: Yana Parker
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9781607742654
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Business & Economics

One of the bestselling rsum books of all time and a trusted resource for job-seekers for nearly three decades, this edition has been completely revised and updated for today's marketplace.

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 Perfect Resume

Author: Dan Quillen
Publisher: Cold Spring Press
ISBN: 1593602227
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Genre: Business & Economics

HR 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

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 Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People Fourth Edition

Author: Carol Eikleberry, Ph.D.
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9781607747840
Release Date: 2015-09-08
Genre: Business & Economics

A practical career guide for creatively inclined job seekers of all ages, with tips and counsel on how to use your independent and innovative talents and passions to make money, express yourself, and find a job you love. This new edition of the popular guide for individuals seeking work that suits their unique skills has been completely revised and updated to reflect the freedom offered by the new work order, delve more deeply into freelancing as a career, explore social media as it relates to creative job searches, provide new success stories, and bring all salary information up to date. It also includes descriptions of more than 270 creative jobs, from the mainstream (architect, web designer) to the unexpected (crossword-puzzle maker, police sketch artist). With knowledgeable career guidance, real-life success stories, and eye-opening self-evaluation tools, the fourth edition of The Career Guide for Creative and Unconventional People helps unique individuals find work that supports and compliments their personalities and passions.

The Damn Good Resume Guide

Author: Yana Parker
Publisher: Springer Science & Business
ISBN: 1580084443
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

Yana Parker has helped hundreds of thousands of job seekers write and refine their resumes to damn near perfection. Her resume guides have been praised for their user-friendly style and savvy advice and, rightly so, have become staples in libraries, career centers, and employment offices nationwide. Now, in this fully revised and updated edition of the best-seller, you can quickly garner resume-writing wisdom by following 10 easy steps to a damn good resume. Also included are completely new sections on formatting resumes and submitting resumes over the Internet. Here is a resume guide you can count on to help you get that resume done fast and get it done right.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to LinkedIn

Author: Susan Gunelius
Publisher:
ISBN: 1615641602
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Computers

Helps new and experienced members become super-users of the social networking website, explaining how to tailor a profile to achieve a particular goal as well as finding jobs, consulting positions and clients. Original. 15,000 first printing.