How To Get a Job in Health Care / Edition 1

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This easy-to-use guide is an ideal reference for anyone seeking employment in the health care industry. Users learn how to compose an effective resume and cover letter, properly complete an employment application, pursue and research job leads, and prepare for interviews. This comprehensive manual also includes advice on how to leave a health care job gracefully, write a resignation letter, secure references, and offers suggestions for dealing with lay-offs, downsizing, or termination in a positive way. CD-ROM that Accompanies How to Get a Job in Health Care includes: four resumes, a Cover Letter Planner with three cover letters, a Job Search Planner, an Interview Planner a Post-Interview Letter Planner an exit conversation, a resignation letter, a reference letter and a Job Offer Evaluator.

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This employment guide for recent graduates walks through the steps involved in finding a position in the health care industry. It also outlines the procedures for gracefully leaving a job. The author offers advice on writing a resume and cover letter, researching a facility, and preparing for an interview. The CD-ROM contains a resume generator. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766841932
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/26/2002
  • Series: Career Success for Health Science Series
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.78 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert H. Zedlitz has more than 40 years of instructional experience in business, work, and career education. Currently involved in Career and Work Experience Education in Fremont, California, he is a past member of the Work Experience Education Consortium Committee for the California State Department of Education. Mr. Zedlitz earned his B.B.A. from the University of Toledo and his M.A. from the University of San Francisco.

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Table of Contents

Section I: Getting a Job in Health Care. Health Care Resume. Health Care Cover Letter. Health Care Employment Application. Finding and Researching a Health Care Job and Facility. How to Prepare for a Health Care Interview. Section II: Leaving a Health Care Job...Gracefully. Questions to Consider Before Leaving a Health Care Job. The Best Way to Leave a Health Care Job. Health Care Reference Letter. Section III: Getting and Leaving a Job in Health Care Activities. Checklist of Employment Power Words and Phrases. Writing Health Care Job Objectives. Constructing a Health Care Resume. Health Care Reference List. Writing a Health Care Cover Letter. Completing a Health Care Employment Application. Finding Health Care Job Leads. Researching a Health Care Facility. Answering Interview Questions. Writing a Health Care Resignation Latter. Section IV: CD-ROM

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