Teach Yourself: The Ultimate Job Hunting Book

Editor/Author McWhir, David, Catt, Hilton and Scudamore, Patricia et.al
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-47-368396-9
Category: Jobs & Careers
Image Count: 4
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

From crafting the perfect CV and finding the job of your dreams, to writing a great cover letter and winning at interview, The Ultimate Job Hunting Book is a dynamic collection of tools, techniques, and strategies for success. Short, punchy chapters mean you can read up quickly and start applying what you've learned immediately.

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Table of Contents

  • Part 1: Your CVs Masterclass
  • Introduction
  • Planning a successful CV
  • The core elements of a successful CV
  • The ‘look and feel’ of a successful CV
  • Knowing your way around your own CV
  • Other sources of information employers use
  • ‘Fuel injecting’ your CV
  • Managing your online profile
  • 7 × 7
  • Part 2: Your Job Hunting Masterclass
  • Introduction
  • Understanding today's job market
  • Availability, accessibility and application
  • Targeting the right jobs
  • Attacking the visible market
  • Attacking the elusive invisible market
  • Getting headhunted
  • Job offers and your career strategy
  • 7 × 7
  • Part 3: Your Cover Letters Masterclass
  • Introduction
  • Making a good first impression
  • Making it work for you
  • The structure of your letter
  • Attacking the visible market
  • Attacking the invisible market
  • Cover letters for consultants
  • Moving into the future
  • 7 × 7
  • Part 4: Your Job Interviews Masterclass
  • Introduction
  • What to expect from the interview process
  • Doing your research
  • Discovering what differentiates you
  • Preparing yourself for success
  • Responding skilfully
  • Being proactive: asking questions
  • Putting it all together
  • 7 × 7
  • Answers