For courses in Job Search Techniques (Skills), Career Development, and Career Skills.
This text is designed to provide simple, step by step instructions to help the student through the entire job search process. Completely up-to-date, this edition 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 text 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.
Table of Contents
1. Taking Inventory.
Interests, Wants, Needs
Success Through Goal Setting
2. Documenting Yourself.
Writing the First Draft
The Final Draft
Functional Skills Inventory
The Application for Employment
3. Organizing and Planning.
4. Interviewing Made Almost Easy.
How Not to Interview
Successful Interview Preparation
Benefits You Can Sell to the Employer
The Bottom Line
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
5. Closing the Job Search Process
Getting and Keeping the Job
Keeping the Job
· Postal Service Guidelines
· Figuring Monthly Income and Expenses
· Monthly Income and Expense Form
· Post-Interview Self Evaluation
· Attire/Grooming Tips
· Sample I-9 Form
· Sample Resumes and Cover Letters
· Works consulted
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Job Searcher's Handbook, The, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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