Proof of Performance: How to Build a Career Portfolio to Land a Great New Job

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In today's new economy, employers are increasingly demanding proof of performance from candidates they interview.

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In today's new economy, employers are increasingly demanding proof of performance from candidates they interview.

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Rick Nelles' Proof Of Performance: How To Build A Career Portfolio To Land A Great New Job focuses on the job interview process and offers an effective strategy for success. Nelles shows why the job seeker requires a proof of performance portfolio; how attitudes make a world of difference in an interview; what should be a part of every effective portfolio; how to document performance and assemble testimonials; which interview questions to be prepared for; when and how to present the portfolio within the interview process; and how to best close the interview. Proof Of Performance is enthusiastically recommended reading for anyone seeking to secure an upgrade in their employment history and to enhance their career choices and chances for long term success.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570231483
  • Publisher: Impact Publications VA
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Pages: 199
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.01 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface v
Part I Laying the Groundwork
1. Why You Need a Proof of Performance Portfolio 1
2. Developing a Winning Attitude 17
Part II Assembling Your Portfolio
3. Proactive Documentation Planning 42
4. Creating Your Personal Data PoP Documents 48
5. Documenting Your Educational Background 65
6. Identifying and Documenting Your Job Skills 70
7. Maximizing Your Recognition Documents 88
8. Gathering References That Make an Impact 93
9. Wanted: Leaders to Lead 103
10. Other Documentation 107
Part III Your Job-Seeking Campaign
11. Researching the Job Market 109
12. Building Your Job Network 117
13. The Power of Informational Interviewing 128
14. Preparing for the Formal Interview 152
15. Using Your PoP Portfolio in the Interview 163
Afterword 182
Index 197
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 4, 2005

    Lost in sea of advice

    I found this book helpful because it was proactive. It gave specifics on how to prepare for the big interview. The information was practical and insightful. I followed author Rick Nelles's advice and I got the job!!

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