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Getting The Job You Really Want : A Step-by-step Guide To Finding A Good Job In Less Time (2011)


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Published: Indianapolis, IN : JIST Works, [2011] ©2011
Edition:  Sixth edition
Description:  vii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781593578329, 1593578326, 978-1593578329,
Language:  English

Includes index

This extremely popular workbook provides highly successful core material that thousands of schools, career counselors, and other educational programs have used for many years. Improvements include the latest information on job search technology, such as finding leads and jobs through social networking sites, being flexible in a volatile work world, creating online and physical portfolios, and behaving ethically. Helps students keep their jobs and advance in their careers with up-to-date content on etiquette, ethics, personal finance, and more. Includes examples of the job search tools - resumes, cover letters, JIST Cards, and thank-you notes. Offers scenarios aimed more precisely at two-year post-secondary students and graduates

Introduction: getting the life you really want -- Getting to know what an employer wants -- Getting to know your skills -- Getting to know your job objective -- Getting organized to find a job -- Using the most effective job search methods -- Getting and using your resume, cover letter, portfolio, and JIST card -- Getting a positive response in each of the seven interview phases -- Getting good answers to tough interview questions -- Getting to keep the job you find -- Appendix: the 1,000+ jobs list Related Searches:
Job hunting.
Vocational guidance.
Résumés (Employment)
Readers for new literates.

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