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Knock 'em dead 2017 : the ultimate job search guide

Martin John Yate (Author)
Whether you're looking for a first job, re-entering the market, or planning a career change, the author's unique Target Job Deconstruction method provides you with a roadmap to professional success utilizing the latest job search strategies for the digital age. This new edition explains everything from building a keyword-rich online profile to social media networking to accepting an offer. You'll also learn how to : create resumes that get results ; maximize your LinkedIn profile for optimum discoverability; get the most out of career sites like Glassdoor and Indeed; turn job interviews into offers; negotiate the best salary and benefits package; and, manage a career and climb the ladder of promotion
Print Book, English, 2016
Adams Media, Avon, Massachusetts, 2016
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384 pages ; 24 cm
9781440596018, 1440596018
pt. I. The well-stocked briefcase : The realities of a job search ; The transferable skills and professional values that guarantee a successful job search and career ; How to build a killer resume ; Networking and the successful job search ; Professional, alumni, and community networks ; Network-integrated job search tactics
pt. II. Get the word out : Making contact ; Ace the telephone interview ; Dress for job interview success ; Body language ; The curtain rises on the job interview
pt. III. Great answers to tough interview questions : The five secrets of the hire ; Why interviewers do the things they do ; How to knock 'em dead: great answers to tough interview questions ; Questions of manageability and team spirit ; How to handle stress and illegal questions ; Answering unanswerable questions ; Welcome to the real world ; Strange venues for job interviews ; How to ace the psychological tests ; The graceful exit
pt. IV. Finishing touches : How to fight age discrimination in your job search ; The stealth job search ; Out of sight can mean out of mind ; Negotiating the job offer ; Snatching victory from the jaws of defeat ; Multiple job interviews, multiple job offers ; Clouds on the horizon
Includes indexes