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Carolyn Robbins is a private career counselor, seminar leader, and author who has been involved in the field of Career Development for over 25 years. Acting as a college job placement director, she consistently maintained 85 to 95 percent placement of students and clients in many technical, business and professional fields. Robbins is a member of the University of Colorado at Denver Alumni, has served on the board, authored job search articles, and conducted workshops on resume writing, interviewing, and women re-entering the workforce. Robbins is also the author of an English composition textbook, Beyond the Blank Page: Steps to Writing Well. She is currently designing and teaching Adult Education Classes at the Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE. Robbins's widely used texts are known for their straightforward, succinct explanations and practical orientation.
Table of Contents
|Personal Values Values Mountain Attitude Interests, Wants, Needs Success Through Goal Setting Benefits You Can Sell to the Employer The Bottom Line|
|The Paper Trail|
|Resume Preparation Resume Styles Writing the First Draft|
|The Final Draft Functional Skills Inventory Sample Resumes Cover Letters Follow-up Letters The Application for Employment|
|Organizing, Searching, and Planning|
|Organizing Searching Planning|
|HowNotto Interview Successful Interview Preparation|
|How Interviews are Conducted|
|What Employers are Really Looking For Conduct in the Interview|
|Questions You Could be Asked and How to Answer|
|Your Turn to Question Legal and Illegal Pre-Employment|
|Questions How to Close the Interview|
|Follow-up After the Interview What to do Between|
|Interviews Dealing with Rejection Evaluating the Job Offer and Negotiating Salary Negotiating the Offer|
|Postal Service Guidelines middot;|
|Figuring Monthly Income and Expenses middot;|
|Monthly Income and Expense Form middot;|
|Post-Interview Self Evaluation middot;|
|Attire/Grooming Tips middot;|
|Sample I-9 Form middot;|
|Works consulted middot;|
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