Job Searching Fast and Easy / Edition 1

Job Searching Fast and Easy / Edition 1

by J. Michael Farr
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418042722

ISBN-13: 9781418042721

Pub. Date: 07/19/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Job Searching Fast and Easy is a concise text that covers all major career planning and job search topics in one book. Developed for career development courses or workshops, this unique text helps students to define the ideal job, identify key skills, set goals, and plan for a career. The text takes an interactive approach to the subject matter and provides…  See more details below

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Job Searching Fast and Easy is a concise text that covers all major career planning and job search topics in one book. Developed for career development courses or workshops, this unique text helps students to define the ideal job, identify key skills, set goals, and plan for a career. The text takes an interactive approach to the subject matter and provides worksheets and other activities to reinforce learning and fully engage the student. The text is designed to provide techniques that are both simple to use and that have been proven to reduce the amount of time it takes to get a job. Topics of interest include career planning, job search methods, interviews, resume and cover letter preparation, and tips for long-term career success. Unlike other texts of its kind, Job Searching Fast and Easy presents practical and direct advice and is results-oriented. It presents material that other books fail to approach, such as tips on identifying and emphasizing skills in an interview and advice on finding job openings that others overlook Instructional support materials to accompany the text include an Instructor's Guide, which provides tips for course preparation, course structure, subject matter presentation, and additional activities.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418042721
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/19/2005
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents


A Brief Introduction to Using This Book. Step 1: Identify Your Key Skills-and Develop a Powerful New Skills Language to Describe Yourself Step 2: Set a Specific Job Objective before you go Looking Step 3: Use the Most Effective Methods to Get A Better Job In Less Time Step 4: Write a Simple Resume Now and a Better One Later Step 5: Redefine What Counts as an Interview, Then Organize Your Time to get Two a Day Step 6: Dramatically Improve Your Interviewing Skills Step 7: Follow Up on all Job Leads Appendix A: The Essential Job Search Data Worksheet Appendix B: Sample Job Description from the Occupational Handbook Index

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