Readers learn proven techniques on all major job search topics from Mike Farr, who has more than 20 years of experience in researching, writing, and teaching self-directed career planning and job-seeking skills. Results-oriented, step-by-step instructions identify key skills, determine ideal jobs, explore career alternatives, help find unadvertised jobs, prepare for the seven phases of an interview, create outstanding resumes, and much more. A list of 1,000+ job titles, many annotated sample resumes, cover letters, and JIST CardsŪ help guide the reader in the right direction. New improvements include interesting, scenario-based and factual sidebars on work ethics, business etiquette, and other current topics, as well as case studies. The friendly writing style, updated design, and many interactive activities help bring the information to life for the reader.