You re Hired CVs

Author: Corinne Mills
Publisher: Trotman, Limited
ISBN: 1844551776
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Résumés (Employment)

The UK’s bestselling CV book has just been updated. Alongside valuable CV advice, templates and practical tips, You’re Hired! How to write a brilliant CV now includes a new extended chapter, revealing how to use LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other social channels to find jobs, research companies and maintain a professional web presence. Authored by Corinne Mills, founder of the UK’s leading career management and outplacement company, Personal Career Management, this book provides valuable insight into what recruiters and employers are looking for. Corinne is considered to be the UK’s leading authority on CVs and the job search process and regularly features as the career expert for the Guardian, Telegraph, FT, Monster as well as the BBC. You’re Hired! How to write a brilliant CV is essential reading for creating the best possible CV for the job you want, whether you’re just starting out or moving your career forward. This book guides you through the preparation process to identify your most relevant skills and experiences for the position you are applying for. Filled with real-life examples and practical advice on how to address tricky career challenges, and use your CV to stand out from the competition, this is an indispensable guide for job hunters. The You’re Hired! series from Trotman guides job hunters through the challenging process of finding and securing their perfect role. Each book is written by an expert in their field and is filled with tips, advice and useful exercises to help prepare for every stage of the job search.

Brilliant CV

Author: Jim Bright
Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0273744011
Release Date: 2010-12-16
Genre: Business & Economics

Discover everything you need to know to take control of your accounts and manage the success of your business or personal finances. Brilliant Accounting is the practical, step-by-step guide that will help you get to grips with accounting basics. Written by an accounting expert with years of experience, Brilliant Accounting is free from technical jargon and theory and is packed with practical examples and expert tips and tricks. This book covers everything you need to know, from understanding reports to using accounting information to manage and develop your business.

The CV Book 2nd edn

Author: James Innes
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9780273776611
Release Date: 2012-12-14
Genre: Education

The best and most up-to-date guidance available on writing and presenting the perfect CV is back in a new edition. This is the most definitive and well-researched guide to planning, writing and presenting compelling CVs to maximise your chances of getting an interview. The guidance in this book has been tried, tested and honed to perfection. The unique content includes a chapter on avoiding the most common CV mistakes, which only a few of the very best CVs actually manage to do. Written by the CEO of the UK’s leading CV consultancy service, James Innes, the book is supported by exclusive online tools and bonus content including sample CV templates to help you target your CV to the specific industry you’re applying to.

Over 40 You re Hired

Author: Robin Ryan
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101159668
Release Date: 2009-12-29
Genre: Business & Economics

“Robin Ryan has the inside track on how to get hired.”– ABC NEWS If you are over 40 and struggling to land a new job, you’re not alone. It’s a whole new ballgame out there, so America's top career counselor has perfected a market-tested program to help you stand out effectively and appeal to employers amid age discrimination and floods of competition. In Over 40 and You’re Hired!, Robin Ryan draws on her 30 years of direct hiring experience, 20 years as a career counselor, and her extensive relationships with hundreds of recruiters, decisions makers, and HR professionals to give you the skills and tools you need to revitalize your career and secure a new, better-paying job. She covers: • How hiring has changed and what you need to do to compete • Ways to tap into the the 80% of all jobs that are never advertised • LinkedIn strategies you to need to use • Successful formats for creating a winning Resume and Cover Letter • Answers to tough interview questions • Effective strategies to overcome age discrimination • Proven salary negotiation techniques • Effective strategies to present yourself as the candidate to hire • Networking techniques to get in front of decision makers • Inspiration and motivation to foster your success! “Targeted and strategic--a real winner."-- Business Radio Network “Loaded with great tips and a valuable bonus section available only to book buyers.” – Long Island Press "If you use Robin Ryan’s advice, you definitely fly by the competition." -- KING-TV News “Robin Ryan is America's leading authority on how to get hired in today’s job market.” --The Arizona Republic From the Trade Paperback edition.

Knockout Cv

Author: John Lees
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 9780077152864
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Education

John Lees shows you how to write CVs and cover letters that convey your strengths quickly and get you into the interview process.

The One Page CV

Author: Paul Hichens
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9781292001494
Release Date: 2013-11-07
Genre: Education

Say less and stand out more. About six seconds – that’s how long your CV will be considered before it’s consigned to the bin forever. If you don’t grab attention quickly, you’ll be rejected without a second thought. Your CV must be high impact, concise and optimised if it’s to do its job, and The One Page CV shows you exactly how to do it. It’s proven to work. It’s tried and tested. It’s written by an expert. · Avoid the pitfalls that your competition will be making · Transform your CV into a targeted, high-impact, job-winning tool · Spotlight your professional skills, qualifications and experience · Write smartly and persuasively so recruiters want to read your CV Remember – you’ve got six seconds. That’s all. Why waste it?

The CV Book

Author: James Innes
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9781292086507
Release Date: 2016-02-03
Genre: Education

Your CV has less than 30 seconds to win you an interview, so make it irresistible. With hundreds of CVs submitted for every job vacancy, yours has to work hard to stand out. You need to know what the recruiter wants to see and how to say it, fast. The CV Book brings together years of research and experience to reveal all the insider tips and winning methods that will make sure your CV never fails to impress. Discover how to: · write your own CV quickly, and with confidence · tailor your CV to every opportunity · avoid all of the most common CV mistakes · make your CV really stand out from the competition. No matter what your age, background, job or level of experience, The CV Book will help you create an outstanding CV. The CV Book has full online support: CV templates, CV tools and reader offers – all available through The CV Centre® online at

No Mistakes Resumes

Author: Giacomo Giammatteo
Publisher: Inferno Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781940313016
Release Date: 2013-07-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Warning, reading this book might get you a new job. If you’ve ever wondered why you didn’t get called for an interview—when you knew you fit the job—this book will explain why. Learn how to… Keep your resume out of the trash! Discover the secret to a perfect resume. Learn the three most important parts of a resume. Find out how to get the hiring manager's attention Learn which sections of your resume can put it in the trash. Uncover the magnificence of a perfect cover letter. What makes me qualified to write this book? I have been a headhunter for more than 30 years, and I have evaluated, screened, and edited a gazillion resumes. I know a gazillion sounds like a lot, and maybe it wasn’t quite a gazillion, but it was a lot of resumes. (more than a few dozen for sure) I see people make the same mistakes over and over again. Mistakes that keep them from being considered for the jobs they want. That’s why I wrote this book—to help people get the jobs they really want. So what are you waiting for? Want to know how to get that interview? Get the No Mistakes Resumes book. (It only costs about 2 cups of coffee.) No Mistakes Resumes. Change your life today! Danger! This book contains sarcasm, humor, and damn good information.

Lose the Resume Land the Job

Author: Gary Burnison
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119475200
Release Date: 2018-02-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Lose the resume and land that coveted job Gone are the days of polishing up your resume and sending it out at random. At every level today, you need to “lose the resume” in order to land the right job. In other words, you have to learn to tell a story about yourself that speaks to your competencies, purpose, passion, and values. Lose the Resume, Land the Job shares the new rules of engagement: How you must think, act, and present yourself so you can win. Based on inner exploration drawn from the IP of the world's largest executive recruiting firm, the book gleans insights and stories (the good, the bad, and sometimes the ugly) from Korn Ferry recruiters across the globe who work with thousands of candidates each day. It helps you gain a deeper perspective on who you are, what you’re passionate about, the cultures in which you fit, the kind of bosses you should work for, and where you can bring the most value to organizations. • Includes assessments, questionnaires, and other tools • Candid advice for young professionals through middle managers • Offers trusted guidance from the same firm that has shown 8 million executives how to achieve their career goals, and that puts a professional in new job every three minutes • Helps you build a plan for the future so you can contribute more to the next employer Getting a job and, more importantly, building a career has never been more complex. Lose the Resume, Land the Job helps you score the positions that align with your passion and match your attributes — and that will put you on a trajectory toward bigger and better things.

Modernize Your Resume

Author: Wendy Enelow
Publisher: Emerald Career Publishing
ISBN: 0996680306
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Based on todays real-world job search trends, Modernize Your Resume shows you how to craft a winning resume to meet the complexities of todays highly competitive and technologically driven employment market. The entire job search process is evolving at a remarkably rapid pace, and your resume is at the foundation of it all. In this book, youll learn to: * Write tight, lean, clean, and laser-focused content to keep your reader engaged. Focus on information that is relevant and integrate keywords that are vital to being found online. * Create a distinctive design to make your resume stand out and capture attention. Getting noticed is step #1, so make that happen and youre on your way. * Understand how to use todays modern resume for both person-to-person job search as well as electronic, digital, and mobile search technologies. * The 80+ resume samples demonstrate these strategies in action for real-life job seekers whove excelled in their search campaigns. The samples showcase the resume writing work of Enelow, Kursmark, and many of their colleagues who are also well respected for their expertise in resume strategy, writing, format, and design. Clear guidelines and easy-to-follow examples give you practical know-how for building your own powerful resume that will serve all of your job search needs. Youll learn what works, why it works, and how you can make it work for you. The resume book weve all been waiting for from resume industry leaders Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark. Rich Feller, Past President, National Career Development Association

F ck Your Resume

Author: Jeremy Dillahunt
ISBN: 1943451249
Release Date: 2016-06
Genre: Business & Economics

In his twenty years as a freelance journalist, Jeremy Dillahunt learned a thing or two about job seeking. Chief among them was one undeniable fact--the Internet has changed everything. The old rules no longer apply and if you want to get hired today, your resume just doesn't work. The Internet does. So Jeremy decided to figure out how. In 2015, nearly 60 million job openings were accessible to jobseekers nationwide--thanks to the Internet. But this access is only one part of the equation. For many jobseekers, a huge challenge remains--how do I get my resume in front the hiring manager, and how do I use the Internet to do it? F*ck Your Resume is the complete all-in-one-guide to move beyond the traditional resume-for-hire system and use the Internet to optimize one's chances of finding and landing the job. According to Jeremy Dillahunt, the Internet is just not just one way to find a job--it is the only way. Built on Dillahunt's research of current hiring trends, F*ck Your Resume nails down the top factors that recruiters and hiring managers consider when evaluating candidates. The Internet-based approach presented in this book provides practical, step-by-step instructions that will help you: Get It Done--create a strong, professional online presence on networking sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook Push Yourself--move your profile up the job boards with tips for personal branding Face It-- you're going to show up in a search result, so look good when you do Power Up--connect with a reputable network of professionals who you'd want to be associated with Sound Off-- this may be your only chance to "talk" to a potential employer, deliver a message that is clear, consistent, and competitive Additional features include: Surprising facts and candid advice from top-notch recruiters * "The Worst Resumes Ever" * The Five Secrets of Job-Interview Success * The Five Secrets of Salary Negotiation * and much more


Author: Delroy Constantine-Simms
ISBN: 1943279543
Release Date: 2016-02-15
Genre: Business & Economics

YOU'RE HIRED! THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CV WRITINGYou're Hired! Is the most definitive and well-researched guide to planning, writing and presenting a compelling CV, that will maximise your chances of getting an interview you will find!Furthermore, You're Hired! Makes it quite clear, that if you fail to grab the attention of the recruiter, within a few seconds of them reading your CV, rest assured, your CV will be consigned to the dustbin of rejections, forthwith. If you're really serious about taking steps to ensure your CV, avoids that bottomless rejection bin, then take note of the suggestions in You're Hired!, and transform your CV into a targeted, high-impact, opportunity winning tool.The author and team of editors from Think Doctor Publications; Live2Achieve, The Institute of Self Development; who all have contributed their professional expertise to this excellent guide book, are extremely confident, that anyone who is looking for that new employment opportunity, will succeed, by simply following the tips in You're Hired, in order that their CV will stand out and selected for and the interview that will lead to that ULTIMATE dream job.TESTIMONIALSKwame Makura (Career Coach). In the words of General George Patton, "Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom." The innovative CV tips will ensure you bounce back and more.Karl Wilson (Motivational Speaker)....... Abraham Lincoln once said that the best way to predict the future is to create it." I say the best way to ensure your career aspiration come true, follow the CV tips offered in this book.Ivor Patterson (Finance Specialist and Recruiter) "Johnny Carson said that Desire! That's the one secret of every man's career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. The excellent CV advice ensures that anyone with serious careers desires and aspirations will shine and succeed.

Clearly Creative CVs

Author: Gavin Ricketts
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781780883472
Release Date: 2012-11-15
Genre: Applications for positions

In today’s competitive Media industries, it’s essential that your CV ticks all the right boxes as it determines the first impression an employer will form of you. If you don’t convey your skills clearly and effectively, your application may go straight in the bin. Having read thousands of CVs as a producer, writer and director Gavin Ricketts can immediately tell when someone has got it right or wrong. He has 15 years of industry experience and six years’ experience of running and marketing his own production company.“When we post a job ad, we get so many responses that those that do not hit the nail on the head go in the recycle bin. But a poor CV is not always indicative of a poor applicant; many simply do not do their senders justice.”Distilling this experience and backing it up with industry research, Gavin has developed a successful course on how to write a great CV for the television, animation and other creative industries.Clearly Creative CVs will give a new insight into why certain CVs are picked over others and equip readers with skills that will see a rise in the number of interview requests, job wins and annual earnings. It’s a must-read for anyone trying to get into the industry – including graduates leaving university and embarking on their career path.

How to Write the Perfect CV

Author: M.E. Brandon
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1479199141
Release Date: 2012-09-01
Genre: Reference

Do you want to write a perfect CV? If the answer is YES then this is the right book for you!!! The curriculum vitae or CV constitutes the best business card of a candidate when applying for a job, being that essential if wishing to participate in a recruitment process. With "How to Write the Perfect CV: Practical Guide with Examples" you will learn to elaborate the most important document of your professional career. This book will show you how to create a perfect CV that could fulfil its main purpose: become the best presentation tool of the candidate and get the job you want!!. The practical examples and suggestions included in this book are the results of many years of experience as responsible for different human resources departments and numerous recruitment processes. This book will show you how to elaborate a perfect CV that could fulfil its main purpose: become the best presentation tool of the candidate and get the job you want!!