9780495913733

100% Job Search Success

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495913733

  • ISBN10:

    0495913731

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/28/2011
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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100% JOB SEARCH SUCCESS is directed at the development of your professional skills that begin in college and extend through the job search and into the lifelong learning environment of the workplace. This text provides you with practical information that you can apply to increase your effectiveness and success in the job search. You will find coverage of the advent of professional social networking, such as the use of LinkedIn as a job search tool (Chapter 4), and the online application process (Chapter 5). You will also find coverage of the emergence of the need for transferable skills (Chapter 2), those skills that an applicant has gained through life and work experiences that can be applied directly to their future position. This book will help you understand what employers are seeking out in candidates from job-related skills, to communication, organization to leadership, all skills that make for a well-rounded employee on the job. In this highly competitive job market, using these new tools will help ensure that you will have a measure of success in your job search.

Table of Contents

Industry and Job Research
Assessing and Developing Skills for the Workplace
Developing a Professional Portfolio
Networking and Self-Promotion
Resume and Cover Letter Development
Dressing for Success
Successful Interviewing
Negotiation
Professional Courtesies in the Job Search
Dealing with Rejection
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