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Title:
Ultimate job search : master the art of finding your ideal job, getting an interview and networking / Lynn Williams.
ISBN:
9780749481407
Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
London : Kogan Pages, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
ix, 264 pages ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
First things first -- The highly employable candidate -- Making a start -- The skills they want from everyone -- Your CV -- CV problems -- CVs with special considerations -- CVs for specific jobs -- Application forms -- Covering letters -- Telephone calls -- The job search -- Your online job search -- Job search strategies -- Interviews : making a great impression -- Answering interview questions -- Questions for specific jobs -- Questions for school and college leavers -- Interviews and more -- Offers and rejections.
Abstract:
"A one-stop shop for all job hunters, this fifth edition of Ultimate Job Search takes the stress out of job hunting and provides advice on every stage of the process including: preparing a poweful CV that will get you noticed ; sample cover letters and emails that are really persuasive ; making a great impression at interviews ; dealing with offers and rejections in a positive manner."--Back cover.
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Summary

Summary

Do you want to find your ideal job? Do you need to be able to prepare an excellent CV, answer tough interview questions and impress prospective employers? A 'one-stop shop' for all job hunters, this 5th edition of Ultimate Job Search takes the stress out of job hunting and provides advice on every stage of the job hunting process, from preparing a powerful CV that will get you noticed; sample cover letters and emails that come across as genuine; making a great impression at interviews; to dealing with offers and rejections in a positive manner.

From the best-selling Ultimate series, the guidance in this book will help you shine and will demonstrate to future employers that you're the person for the job. With an exhaustive breadth of detail and real-life up-to-date comments from employers and recruitment professionals, Ultimate Job Search is invaluable to anyone looking to get their dream job at any stage of their career.

About the series: The Ultimate series contains practical advice on essential job search skills to give you the best chance of getting the job you want. Taking you all the way from starting your job search to completing an interview, it includes guidance on CV or résumé and cover letter writing, practice questions for passing aptitude, psychometric and other employment tests, and reliable advice for interviewing.


Author Notes

Lynn Williams is a career counsellor and trainer who runs workshops on CV writing and interview techniques, and writes regularly on job search and career issues. She is the author of the best-selling Ultimate Interview , Readymade CV and Readymade Job Search Letters, all published by Kogan Page.