Job Search Books
Do What You Are: Revised & Updated Edition Featuring E-Careers For The 21st Century
Author: Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger
Publisher: Little Brown and Company, April 2001
About The Book: From the Publisher ... Newly packaged for the new millennium, this time-honoured classic is updated to include the hottest new technology careers. It's packed with real-world examples, great ideas, and practical applications for recent graduates, job seeks, and career switchers alike. Unlock the secrets of Personality Type - how you process information, make decisions, and interact with the world around you - and discover the career that is right for you. Do What You Are has already helped more than half a million people find truly satisfying work. After helping you discover your Personality Type, it provides real-life case studies of people who share your Type and introduces you to the key ingredients your work must have for it to be truly fulfilling. Whether you're a recent college graduate, job seeker, or mid-life career switcher, this lively guide will help you discover the right career for you. Using workbook exercises and explaining specific job-search strategies, Do What You Are lists occupations that are popular with your Type and offers a rundown of your work-related strengths and weaknesses. It also shows, step-by-step, how to use your unique strengths to customize your job search, ensuring the best results in the shortest period of time. This time-honoured classic has been updated to include jobs in today's hottest growing markets, such as e-commerce, biotechnology, new media, and telelcommunications.
Job Hunting On The Internet, 4th Edition
Author: Richard Nelwon Bolles and Mark Emery Bolles
Publisher: Ten Speed Press, April 2005
About The Book: From the Publisher: This compact resource has established itself as the guide for anyone who's taking their job hunt to the Internet. A companion volume to Richard Bolles's best-selling What Color Is Your Parachute?, this book shows you how to integrate the Internet into a comprehensive job-hunting strategy. It helps you reap the best of what the Internet has to offer while navigating the morass of information available online. With more than 30 years of job-hunting experience, Mr. Bolles brings an unparalleled depth of knowledge to this field and offers invaluable insight and wisdom to job-hunters at all levels. Fully revised with updated links, site-content profiles, and recommendations, Job-Hunting On The Internet is packed with information and advice that no savvy job-hunter can affort to do without.
Knock Em Dead 2004: Great Answers To Over 200 Tough Interview Questions – Plus The Latest Job Search Strategies
Author: Martin Yale
Publisher: Adams Media Corporation, October 2003
About The Book: From the Publisher … Knock’em Dead 2004 offers the very latest advice on landing the perfect job, including crucial advice on how to: - Tap into the hidden job market – Define and effectively package your skills and strong points – Make sure your resume and cover letter have the right stuff to get the hiring manager’s attention – Set up multiple interviews with a few phone calls – Handle pesky corporate gatekeepers – Make a strong impression, and guarantee that you remain a candidate – Create opportunity in the face of rejection – Conduct a job search while you’re still employed – Find a career management consultant – Knock’em dead with hundreds of savvy answers to tough interview questions!
Landing On Your Feet: An Inspirational Guide To Surviving, Coping, & Prospering From Job Loss
Author: Mara Brown
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, January 1995
About The Book: From the Editors of Chapters.Indigo.ca … At once reassuring and motivational, this lifeline for everyone who has ever been fired, laid off or downsized out of a job shows how to deal with the trauma of joblessness and turn it into an opportunity to learn, grow and achieve success. Drawing on her own experiences, the author helps readers learn to cope with depression, anger, and other typical reactions. Illustrations.
Negotiating Your Salary: How To Make $1000 A Minute
Author: Jack Chapman
Publisher: Ten Speed Press, 2000
About The Book: From the Jacket ... Don't wait to learn salary strategy! Job hunters need this information now because the biggest mistakes happen in the beginning, well before the negotiating interview! Whether your style is tough or gentle, blustery or quiet, nervous or calm, you can still negotiate more money.
The Age Advantage: Making The Most Of Your Midlife Career Transition
Author: Jean Erickson Walker
Publisher: Wisden, September 2000
About The Book: From the Jacket ... It's no secret that job security is a thing of the past. Whether or not it's by choice, more and more people are making midlife career changes - and with these changes come new challenges. Perhaps it's been years since you've conducted a job search or written a resume. Or maybe you're not sure how to sell your skills and experience in today's job market - even though this hard-won wisdom is exactly what makes you so valuable to employers. In the Age Advantage, Jean Erickson Walker thoroughly addresses issues unique to the midlife career change, so that you can market yourself with confidence. She explores career opportunities, addresses challenges like age discrimination, and lays out specific strategies to make your career transition a success. A veteran career counsellor who has helped thousands of people get a fresh start in the world of work, she shows you how to work your age for all it's worth - and embrace the career of your dreams.
The Executive Job Search: A Comprehensive Handbook for Seasoned Professionals
Author: Orrin Wood
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, March 2003
About The Book: From the Jacket … If you’re a seasoned executive who’s been hit hard by the recent wave of downsizing, you need to prepare yourself effectively for the rigors of the job market. The Executive Job Search is an indispensable guide to taking charge of your job search in today’s competitive environment. Career expert Orrin Wood offers proven strategies and insights for experienced professionals on all aspects of the search – from getting off to the right start and preparing a top-flight resume to improving selling skills and evaluating offers. You’ll discover how to present yourself in the best possible light while you brush up on blind prospecting, approach recruiters, and get the most out of the Internet. Wood also provides you with a gold mine of checklists and techniques designed to help you make better use of your time, hone your decision-making skills, and ultimately land an offer that’s in line with your needs and interests at this crucial stage of your career.
What Color Is Your Parachute? 2005: A Practical Manual For Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
Author: Richard Bolles
Publisher: Ten Speed Press, September 2004
About The Book: From the Publisher … Yes, the best-selling job-hunting book in the world with more than 8 million sold, but this year’s edition is not your father’s “Parachute”. The 2005 edition faces squarely the “workquake” that is shaking up the job market around the world and gives not only simple steps but also steady hope. The 2006 version is soon to be released.