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Don't send a resume : and other contrarian rules to help land a great job

Author: Jeffrey J Fox
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A successful job consultant provides his own brand of controversial advice on how to land a great job, covering such topics as attitude, appearance, persistence, and interviews.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fox, Jeffrey J., 1945-
Don't send a resume.
New York : Hyperion, ©2001
(DLC) 00066368
(OCoLC)45393306
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey J Fox
ISBN: 0786865962 9780786865963 9780316331982 0316331988
OCLC Number: 53291690
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 172 pages)
Contents: II Why Resumes Don't Sell 8 --
III The Job-getting Blueprint 12 --
IV Skip the Personnel Department 14 --
V The Job Seeker's Marketing Mix 18 --
VI The Job Seeker's Glossary 22 --
VII You Are a Box of Cereal 25 --
VIII Always Dollarize Yourself 28 --
IX Draw a Forty-mile Circle 33 --
X How to Research a Target Company 36 --
XI Look Where They Ain't 41 --
XII Write an Impact Letter 47 --
XIII Write Boomerang Letters 54 --
XIV Send a Resu-letter 60 --
XV Be a Fish out of Water 64 --
XVI Don't Play Resume Roulette 67 --
XVII Nontraditional Clues for Writing a Resume 71 --
XVIII No One Cares about Your Job Objective 77 --
XIX Don't Play What's My Line? 81 --
XX The Job Interview Is a Sales Call 85 --
XXI Answer the Question, Why Should This Company Hire Me? 89 --
XXII Always Have a Sales Call/Job Interview Objective 92 --
XXIII Precall Plan Every Job Interview 95 --
XXIV Job Interview Precall Planner 99 --
XXV No One Cares What You Like 105 --
XXVI Great First Interview Questions 107 --
XXVII Don't Talk in an Interview 111 --
XXVIII Handling Interviewer Concerns 115 --
XXIX Show Something on Every Interview 120 --
XXX Ask to Do a Demonstration 123 --
XXXI Don't Order Linguini with Marinara Sauce 128 --
XXXII Look Like a Ballplayer 132 --
XXXIII Make Them Feel Good 135 --
XXXIV Flatter and Wow Them with Your Interest 138 --
XXXV How to Play Parlor Games 141 --
XXXVI Always Ask for the Order 145 --
XXXVII Always Send a Thank-you Note 150 --
XXXVIII Get Five Points Every Day 153 --
XXXIX Keep a Daily Job-hunting To-do List 155 --
XL The Job Seeker's Workday 158 --
XLI Never Panic 160 --
XLII Don't Ask for Directions 163 --
XLIII "I" Is a Bad Word 166 --
XLIV "Wind Me Up at Harvard!" 168.
Other Titles: Do not send a resume
Responsibility: Jeffrey J. Fox.

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A successful job consultant provides his own brand of controversial advice on how to land a great job, covering such topics as attitude, appearance, persistence, and interviews.

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