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 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.

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 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

Complete Idiots Gde LinkedIn

Author: Susan Gunelius
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101580134
Release Date: 2012-04-03
Genre: Computers

Develop your business or career with the pre-eminent professional network Most people who are new to LinkedIn don't intuitively recognize the potential of the site when it comes to promoting a business, finding a job/project (or being found for one), or raising money for a business venture. The Complete Idiot's Guide to LinkedIn goes beyond the usual "how to set up and account" and "create a profile" to help readers become LinkedIn superusers and get the most out of the website based on their individual goals. The book provides new users with clear and detailed guidance on: ·Filling out the various parts of the LinkedIn profile, customizing it to meet specific professional goals. ·The right and wrongs ways of doing things on LinkedIn-especially helpful to those used to Facebook. ·Finding the right people, making the right introductions, and growing and managing networks. ·Finding and communicating with LinkedIn Groups to help achieve individual business goals. ·Specific suggestions for using LinkedIn to find a job, market a business, raise capital, and increase sales.

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 Grant Writing

Author: Waddy Thompson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592571514
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers advice to grant writers on how to obtain the funds most suitable to given needs, covering such areas as writing a statement of need, developing a budget, and building partnerships.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Choosing a College Major

Author: Randall S. Hansen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592576850
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Education

Matches popular college majors with possible careers in the arts, business, science, social science, and the service industry, giving an overview of what degree and skills are necessary and projected earnings and growth in the area.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Learning Latin

Author: Natalie Harwood
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 159257534X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Whether you're interested in learning the Latin language or just seeking a deeper understanding of English, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Latin, Third Edition, provides comprehensive information for beginners. A fun alternative to the standard, dusty tomes usually associated with Latin, this book covers basic vocabulary, grammar, and instruction in an easy-to-read, amusing, and approachable format. Included in this revised edition are updated vocabulary lists relevant to today's world, expanded pronunciation guides, and Latin-to-English and English-to-Latin translations. Author Natalie Harwood also presents a workbook chock full of exercises, reading passages, and tools for greater comprehension of the language. Coupled with illustrations and an irreverent writing style, this book is designed to increase the reader's understanding of Latin while maintaining the enjoyment of a language that is more integrated into today's society than most of us realize.

Resume 101

Author: Quentin J. Schultze
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9781607741954
Release Date: 2012-03-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Minimal job experience? No problem! You’ve just graduated and are ready to land your first real job after college or high school. But how do you write the first résumé and cover letter of your career if you don’t have any previous jobs to list? How do you stand out above the other applicants--including people with more experience who are out of work--with your summer job at the diner, internship at the local paper, or spot on the Ultimate Frisbee team? Dr. Q to the rescue! For two decades, communication professor Quentin Schultze has been teaching résumé-writing to college students and recent graduates, helping them identify their strengths and transferable skills from their unique life experiences--from extracurriculars to part-time jobs to internships to volunteering. With Résumé 101, you’ll discover the secrets to composing strong, impressive resumes and cover letters, such as: What to include when you lack professional experience How to get great references and recommendations Why to use a summary rather than objective statement When to include hobbies, travel, and technology skills What to do if your GPA isn’t sky-high Which designs and basic formats work the best Where to find the perfect verbs and adjectives for a specific job With Dr. Q’s help, you’ll soon have a résumé and cover letter that will show hiring managers who you really are, why you’re prefect for your dream job, and why they should choose you.

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 Complete Idiot s Guide to Quitting Smoking

Author: Lowell Kleinman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0028639154
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Self-Help

A guide to medications and techniques to quit smoking includes advice on surviving withdrawal symptoms, setting long-term goals, and staying healthy and fit.