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The Ferguson Guide To Resumes And Job Hunting Skills: A Step-by-Step Guide to Preparing for Your Job Search

English | Facts on File | ISBN: 0816057923 | 248 pages
A proper resume and effective job-hunting skills can go a long way in getting a foot in the door. An invaluable handbook for those looking to improve their ability to find a job, The Ferguson Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills covers all the essential elements of the job-hunting process–from finding a career track that matches one’s needs and interests to organizing and writing a resume and cover letter to getting and conducting successful job interviews. More than 100 samples illustrate many different types of resumes and cover letters.

How to Interview Like a Top MBA: Job-Winning Strategies From Headhunters, Fortune 100 Recruiters, and Career Counselors

256 pages | Publisher: McGraw-Hill | English | ISBN-10: 007141827X
Text presents today’s best-of-the-best strategies and skills in an MBA-level interviewing how-to guide. Provides 100 Tough Questions and Sample Answers. Covers how to dress for an interview, what to say, what not to say, and more.

Cover Letter Magic: Trade Secrets of Professional Resume Writers

432 pages | Publisher: Jist Publishing; 2 edition | English | ISBN-10: 1563709864
This new second edition includes more than 150 winning cover letters for every profession and situation. Readers get great tips from before and after transformations that turn boring letters into knockouts. Plus, there are tips on resumes, e-mail and scannable cover letters, thank-you letters, and dozens of sample opening paragraphs. Also provides proven first paragraphs to start the cover letter with strength.

Gallery of Best Cover Letters

Publisher: JIST Works | ISBN: 1563709902 | 403 pages
More than 300 letter-perfect cover letter samples!
Samples were selected from thousands submitted by professional resume writers!
Unique occupations index makes it easy for readers to find the samples they need.

101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions

200 pages | Publisher: Course Technology PTR; 6 edition (February 10, 2009) | English | ISBN-10: 159863853X
Two more sources for job hunters. Both are useful, affordable guides to the interview process with different focuses. Fry’s emphasis on one aspect of the procedure, the one-on-one interview (i.e., the selection rather than the screening), in a question-and-answer format offers a fresh, active approach to a timely subject.

Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters: 400 Unconventional Tips, Tricks, and Tactics for Landing Your Dream Job

Wi-y | ISBN: 0471714844 | 288 pages
Using a typically unconventional Guerrilla approach, authors Levinson and Perry cover all the basics of a winning campaign. Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters includes real-life war stories from successful job hunters and expert tips and tactics from over 100 prominent headhunters.

2500 Keywords to Get You Hired

Thousands of Powerful Words That Pack A Punch On Today Winning Resumes

NO-Nonsense Resumes: The Essential Guide to Creating Attention-Grabbing Resumes That Get Interviews & Job Offers

For the first time ever, here’s a resume book that clears away the clutter and gets down to the “brass tacks” of what it takes to write and design a resume that will get you interviews and job offers. Authors and professional resume writers Wendy Enelow and Arnold Boldt share their insights, knowledge and more than 35 years of combined experience to help you prepare a resume that will get you noticed, not passed over.