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Noble, David F.

Gallery of Best Cover Letters is packed with expert tips for writing and designing cover letters, plus a diverse collection of more than 300 sample cover letters written by professional resume writers. It also includes more than 20 corresponding resumes. These examples span numerous fields, from healthcare and education to law enforcement and sales. A helpful index of sample letters and resumes sorted by occupation will help readers quickly...

Yate, Martin

For more than 20 years, Martin Yate has been helping job seekers just like you achieve their ultimate career potential. In Knock 'Em Dead 2008, you'll find the latest on job market development, professional networking strategies, effective career-researching methods, and the expert advice that has benefited millions to date. Whether you are searching for an entry-level position, changing professions, or climbing the corporate ladder, you'll...

Buckingham, Marcus (Foreword by), Schawbel, Dan

New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller " Promote Yourself is a perfect read for young people starting their 'real' job, or veterans who want to up their game." ---Daniel H. Pink, #1 New York Times bestselling author of To Sell Is Human and Drive How people perceive you at work has always been vital to a successful career. Now with the Internet, social media, and the unrelenting hum of 24/7 business, the ability to brand and promote...

Crowley, Katherine, Elster, Kathi

One of the New York Post 's Top 10 Career Books of 2012 and a Booklist Top 10 Business Book DO YOU WORK WITH A MEAN GIRL? A woman's field guide to the new frontier of professional development--working with other women Women-to-women relationships in the workplace are . . . complicated. When they're good, they're great. But when they're bad, they can ruin your day, your week--even your year. Packed with proven advice from two of today's...

Wendleton, Kate

TARGETING A GREAT CAREER helps you identify your dream career, and then improve your career, find new employment or consulting work that's right for you, start your own business, or figure out what you want to do during retirement. Then we'll help you make that dream specific, and figure out step by step how you can achieve it. TARGETING A GREAT CAREER is filled with strategies and tips that can help you develop your career targets, become in...

Wendleton, Kate

MASTERING THE JOB INTERVIEW AND WINNING THE MONEY GAME is for every job hunter who wants to ace the interview...to turn that interview into a job offer...and to maximize the salary potential. Learn how to beat the competition and negotiate the best salary, whether you're looking for $20,000 or $500,000. This book will teach you to gain more power in the job interview, find out who your competitors are and how you stack up, use the follow-up...

Richard, Doug

Serial entrepreneur, Dragons' Den investor and business educator Doug Richard presents his ten-point plan for creative business success. This must-read engaging startup guide covers the whole business journey from conception to global domination and the critical planning in between. Written in plain English and illustrated with visual cues to help the message stick, this book will teach you how to shape a startup business, with a wealth of...

Wendleton, Kate

Does your resume correspond to your LinkedIn profile? Have you simply recounted your work history in your resume, or have you "packaged" yourself to be seen the way you want to be seen? PACKAGING YOURSELF is the only book on the market that uses case studies to teach you the nuances of resume preparation, as well as how to combine it with your LinkedIn profile. The average resume is looked at for only ten seconds. Make yours stand out. Learn...

Hiden, Chip, Irvin, Alexis

"The Dream Share Project," a documentary and career workshop created by Chip Hiden and Alexis Irvin, has inspired thousands of college students across the U.S. In "Build Your Dreams," Chip and Alexis transform their program into the ultimate career guide for a generation of "rebels" seeking passionate work. Through essays, anecdotes, exercises, tasks, and illustrations, "Build Your Dreams" offers a unique 5-stage framework (using the acronym...

Kaplan, Robert Steven

How do you create your own definition of success_and reach your unique potential? Building a fulfilling life and career can be a daunting challenge. It takes courage and hard work. Too often, we charge down a path leading to "success" as defined by those around us_and ultimately, are left feeling dissatisfied.Each of us is unique and brings distinctive skills and qualities to any situation. So why is it that most of us fail to spend...