Confessions of a Recruiting Director: The Insider's Guide to Landing Your First Job [NOOK Book]

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A college grad has specific questions when trying to land the first job after school. How are just a few candidates chosen from a stack of hundreds of resumes? What exactly do recruiters want to hear in an interview? What are the common job-hunting mistakes students make time and time again? Confessions of ...
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Confessions of a Recruiting Director: The Insider's Guide to Landing Your First Job

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Overview

A college grad has specific questions when trying to land the first job after school. How are just a few candidates chosen from a stack of hundreds of resumes? What exactly do recruiters want to hear in an interview? What are the common job-hunting mistakes students make time and time again? Confessions of a Recruiting Director gives the inside scoop on the entire hiring process- from a top recruiting director who's seen and heard it all-and delivers a specific, step-by-step approach to beating the odds.





Step 1: Resumes-how to pass the 15 Second Test




Step 2: Networking-how to use connections to get a job




Step 3: Cover Letters-why nine out of ten never get read




Step 4: Ace the Interview- the shocking truth about what recruiters want




Step 5: Thank-You Notes- making a lasting impression




Step 6: Follow Up-the fine line between persistence and stalking




Plus: Real-life before-and-after resumes, cover letters, thank-you notes and the answers to ten necessary interview questions.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440624018
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 4/4/2006
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 411,611
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Brad Karsh, "The Man Who Read 10,000 Resumes," was the Vice President and Director of Talent Acquisition at Leo Burnett, one of the largest advertising agencies in the world. Now, as president of JobBound, Karsh is the leading authority on what it takes to land your first job after college. His insider advice has been featured on CNN Headline News and CNBC, as well as in Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, Glamour, and the College Journal.


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