This book is designed to provide simple, step by step instructions to help the student through the entire job searching process. Completely up-to-date, the book offers more information on the global workplace environment, electronic resumes, and Internet resources than any other text on the market. Its easy to follow, direct approach makes this book an effective tool for the job search. Hands-on exercises allow students to determine their individual needs, skills, and direction for securing the job that is right for them; sequentially-arranged chapters guide instructors in a logical process to the successful completion of a course.
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.