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Noble, D.

Getting more than a moment of attention from potential employers isn't easy in today's job market. Not only are job seekers competing with a pool of other candidates, they're also up against resume screening software. Overcoming these obstacles is essential, and Gallery of Best Resumes helps job seekers do that and much more. This book showcases the very best resume samples, selected from thousands of submissions developed by professional...

Bolles, Richard Nelson

The 40th Edition.  This is not your father's  Parachute ; and not your mother's, either. They'd be astounded at the changes. This book keeps building--in insight, helpfulness, relevance, and urgency--through new invention and information each year. And this year it's the critical resource to help Americans (and others) get back to work.   For forty years now job-hunters and career-changers have been turning to this,  the world's most popular...

Walton, Mark

What is the lifelong potential of the human mind? Do we have talents or brainpower we're unaware of? Can we make money and a difference doing something we love? Is there a science to it or just luck? Millions of us in our forties, fifties, and sixties are facing career, financial, and personal challenges beyond anything we anticipated--and now we're filled with fresh uncertainties. We've seen careers derailed and investments devastated by...

Dalton, Steve

A job-search manual that gives career seekers a systematic, tech-savvy formula to efficiently and effectively target potential employers and secure the essential first interview. The 2-Hour Job Search shows job-seekers how to work smarter (and faster) to secure first interviews. Through a prescriptive approach, Dalton explains how to wade through the Internet's sea of information and create a job-search system that relies on mainstream...

Farr, M., Taylor, K.

This book offers a quick, easy way to put together an effective resume in a hurry. While other huge tomes bog down the busy job seeker with too much information, this compact guide gives the reader the essential tools to apply for jobs on the fly. Same-Day Resume includes advice on cover letters, thank-you notes, online resumes, and job search strategies. This edition adds updated coverage of formatting a resume for the Internet and using...

Nadler, Burton Jay, Schuman, Nancy

Find the right words for the best job! It's not enough to have the talent and experience to land the right job-you have to be able to put that talent and experience into words. With just the right phrase, you can highlight your achievements in your resume, make the cover letter pitch that sets you apart from the crowd, and underscore your unique skill set in the interview that lands you the job. In 1,001 Phrases You Need to Get a Job ,...

With tips on avoiding common resume-writing mistakes, this updated edition of "Resumes For Dummies" includes revised instructions for writing an inclusive core resume, tips on targeting a known position, new sample resumes for an increased total of 50, and much more.

In today's tough economy, most people are too desperate to get any job, rather than seeking one that will provide the career satisfaction and growth they deserve. Worse, they treat the interview as an opportunity to focus on themselves. InHired!, Elinor Stutz asserts, “The interview is not about you, it's about how well you will solve the company's problems. This is the only way you will get a job you actually enjoy!” Hired!is a must-read...

The latest strategies for job hunters revealed in this revised and updated edition This new Third Edition features the latest job-hunting strategies for the Information Age. You'll discover key techniques to reach hiring managers at the employers you want to work for most. New chapters integrate using social media and social networking tools like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and ZoomInfo in your job search, along with case studies from...

Can’t find a job? Maybe you’re seeing only half the picture! Half the job market is invisible   Are you spending all your time applying to posted job openings-postings that draw hundreds, and in some cases, thousands of applications? No matter how perfect you are for the job, there is always someone else who’s a little more qualified, more experienced. The key to success in the current job market is breaking through to the...