Getting a Job Process Kit (with Resume Generator CD-ROM)

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 2010-02-18
  • Publisher: South-Western Educational Pub

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Research, find, and land the job you want with GETTING A JOB: PROCESS KIT, Sixth Edition. You'll learn how to prepare your resume and keep it updated, research jobs and companies, look for job leads, respond to job ads effectively, prepare for an interview, and evaluate and accept job offers. The simulation begins with a fun and helpful self-assessment, which you can then use to research and explore suitable career options. For additional support, the kit reviews the employment process, provides worksheets and advice to boost your confidence when pursuing employment, and outlines a graceful way to leave a job. You can also save time preparing your resume and keep it updated using the RESUME GENERATOR CD that accompanies the kit. This powerful tool makes it easy to prepare personalized and professional resumes and other employment documents, which you can organize and store in a provided resume cover and employment portfolio. In addition, the CD includes helpful tips on how to develop a winning resume, what type of cover letter to use and when, action words that sell, and other employment documents to help ease the job search process.

Table of Contents

Self-Assessment and Career Options
Discover Yourself--Who are You?
Research and Explore Career Options
Job Search: Employment Documents and Job Leads
Cover Letter
Employment Application
Finding Job Leads and Researching a Company
The Interview
How to Prepare for an Interview
During the Interview
After the Interview
Leaving a Job--Gracefully
What to Do Before Leaving a Job
The Best Way to Leave a Job
Reference Letter
Using the Resume Generator CD
Sample Documents: General Resume, Specific Resume, Reference List, Cover Letters, Post-Interview Letter, Resignation Letter, Reference Letter
Supplemental Documents
The Scans Report for America
Getting a Job Now--Jobs that Do Not Require a 4- to 6-Year College Degree
Job-Objective Resume
Reading Between the Lines of a Classified Job Ad
Action Verbs that Get Results
Transferable Skills Cover Letter
Reynolds Corporation Employment Application
Mid-Level Employment Application--World Corporation
Internet Links from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Practice Interview Evaluation Form
Federal Laws to Prevent Discrimination in Hiring
Pre-Employment Inquiry Guidelines
Post-Interview Thank-You Letter
What Your Boss May Expect You to Know
Career Growth and Self-Evaluation
Career Change Resignation Letter
Employer Reference Letter
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