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Career Skills Library: Finding A Job
  • Format
  • Authored by: Andrew Morkes
  • From the Series: Career Skills Library
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816081042
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-8104-2
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $30.00
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 10/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 650
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 224


Locating a job takes time, planning, careful research, and dedication. Finding a Job gives readers the tools, resources, and information they need to land their dream job. Readers will learn how to research career options, match their personality with careers, network, write cover letters and résumés, perform well on interviews, and much more. In this time of economic turmoil, this brand-new resource provides readers with practical advice that will give them a valuable head start to finding a job. New to this edition are true-or-false quizzes in every chapter and an up-to-date appendix of helpful Web sites.

Chapters include:

  • Who Am I? Matching Your Personality, Interests, and Skills with a Career
  • Obtaining Experience Before You Enter the Workforce
  • Researching Career Options
  • Networking and Tapping the Hidden Job Market
  • Writing Effective Cover Letters, Résumés, and Career Portfolios
  • What to Do Before, During, and After the Job Interview
  • Assessing a Job Offer
  • You're Hired! Now What?


Black-and-white photographs. Index. Appendix. Bibliography. Glossary.

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