In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute? is needed more than ever. Recent grads facing a shifting economic landscape, workers laid off mid-career, and people searching for an inspiring work-life change all look to career guru Richard N. Bolles for support, encouragement, and advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. Bolles demystifies the entire job-search process, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking, expertly guiding job-hunters toward their dream job.
It's never too early for your teen or tween to start thinking about a career, and Careers is the perfect way to do it. Inspiring and imaginative as well as practical, Careers has charts and tables that help middle- and high-schoolers gauge interest about possible careers -- it's like having a personal college and career advisor by their side whenever they need it!
What does it take to be a successful communicator? Just about every job requires excellent communication skills. To get ahead at work you need to be able to express yourself clearly and understand the feelings, needs and intentions of others.
I was hired by a major university to teach recently released offenders how to become employed. I walked into my first class intending to follow the lead of all the other job training programs in the city, which was teaching the students to properly fill out applications, write resumes, facilitate mock interviews, and locate employment opportunities. After the first couple of classes, most of the students were either not paying attention or sleeping.
A friendly guide to the skills and tools you need to ace your next interview - specifically for Australian and New Zealand job seekers! Just landing a job interview in Australia's current economy is a challenge, so you'd better be ready when you do. It's more important than ever that you perform at your best when you get the opportunity for a face-to-face interview. Successful Job Interviews For Dummies, Australian & New Zealand Edition includes handy tips and practical advice for acing any interview, whether you're a new graduate looking for your first job or an experienced professional looking for a career change. You'll find unbeatable advice on every aspect of interviewing, from getting prepared to answer tough questions to negotiating a better salary offer. Presents useful, practical guidance on acing interviews, with a particular focus on the Australian and New Zealand job market Covers such topics as overcoming fear of interviews, asking the right questions, tailoring your qualifications for specific positions, interviewing across cultures, and much more Includes ten ways to win rave reviews and ten interview challenges to master It's tough out there today. When you do get your foot in the door, make sure they can't slam it closed on you. Successful Job Interviews For Dummies gives you the guidance you need to succeed.
Whether your interest is in Australian, state territory or local government, you must understand selection criteria. This book unravels the mystery of selection criteria, both job-specific and capability-based, and offers a step-by-step guide to writing and talking to them.
Expert advice on building a resume to get the job you want! Your resume is the most important financial document you'll ever create. The new edition of this classic guide includes dozens of sample resumes as well as cutting-edge advice on resume-writing tactics.