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Building a Great Resume: For Job Hunters, Career Changers, Consultants, and Freelancers (2nd edition)

by Kate Wendleton

The average resume is only looked at for ten seconds. Would you like yours to stand out? Would you like to learn how to highlight your strengths and hide your weaknesses? Would you like a marketing piece that dynamically presents you just the way you want prospective employers to see you? BUILDING A GREAT RESUME starts with an overview of The Five O'clock approach to job search. You'll learn to develop the accomplishment statements that form the backbone of your resume. You'll learn the most effective ways to present your experience. You'll learn how to write a summary that increases your chances of getting just the job you want. Your resume will be more exciting to the reader. BUILDING A GREAT RESUME helps you see the theory in practice by showing you scores of sample resumes. And this is the only resume book on the market to bring you case studies that teach you the nuances of how to think about resume preparation. The book is fully indexed by industry and profession so you can easily find the resumes that pertain to you. BUILDING A GREAT RESUME is based on the highly successful methods used at The Five O'clock Club, America's Premier Career Counseling Network, where the average participant finds a new job in less than 10 weeks. Kate Wendleton, a nationally syndicated careers columnist, is an authority on job search and career development. Kate has been a career coach since 1978 when she rounded The Five O'clock Club to help job hunters, career changers, and consultants at all levels. She is also the founder of-Workforce America, a not-for-profit organization serving adult job hunters in Harlem who are not yet in the professional or managerial ranks. A former CEO of two small companies. Kate has twenty years of business experience as well as an MBA.

Getting Interviews For Job Hunters, Career Changers, Consultants And Freelancers

by Kate Wendleton

From Resume to Interview to Job Offer: The Definitive Guide to Marketing Yourself. Okay, so you figured out what you want to do with your life, identified your most appropriate job targets, and developed the resume that positions you perfectly. What do you do now? Answer ads each week, and wait? GETTING INTERVIEWS tells you how to find out whom you should be talking to, and how to get those people to agree to meet with you. You'll learn about informational meetings and networking interviews. You'll learn how to market yourself-to plan a whole campaign that runs the gamut from personal contacts to phone, e-mail, and targeted direct mail efforts. You'll learn: The most effective ways to reach your targeted audience. How you should prepare for each meeting. Foolproof follow-up strategies that go beyond traditional thank you letters. The importance of developing a high-impact two-minute pitch that tells who you are and what you have to offer. Kate Wendleton and The Five O'clock Club have already helped tens of thousands of job hunters across the country figure out whom they should be meeting, how best to get interviews, and how to turn those interviews into job offers. With GETTING INTERVIEWS, these proven methods are available to readers everywhere who want to take control of their job search. Kate Wendleton, a nationally syndicated careers columnist, is an authority on job search and career development, Kate has been a career coach since 1978 when she founded The Five O'clock Club, to help job hunters, career changers, and consultants at all levels. She is also the founder of Workforce America, a not-for-profit organization serving adult job hunters in Harlem who are not yet in the professional or managerial ranks. A former CEO of two small companies, Kate has twenty years of business experience as well as an MBA.

Interviewing And Salary Negotiation

by Kate Wendleton

INTERVIEWING AND SALARY NEGOTIATION will help you: Meet with the right people...Beat the competition...and Negotiate the best salary-whether you're looking for $20,000 or $500,000. You got the interview; now what do you do? How do you turn that great networking meeting into a job lead? Would you like to get the most by mastering the "Four-Step Salary Negotiation Method"? What's the best way to make sure the job you're offered is the job you really want? INTERVIEWING AND SALARY NEGOTIATION is for every job hunter who wants to ace the interview...to turn that interview into a job offer...and to maximize the salary offer. INTERVIEWING AND SALARY NEGOTIATION teaches you how to: Gain more power in the job interview. Find out who your competitors are and how you stack up. Use the follow-up checklist to turn interviews into offers. Start out on the right foot in your new job. INTERVIEWING AND SALARY NEGOTIATION is based on the highly successful methods used at The Five O'clock Club, America's Premier Career Counseling Network, where the average participant finds a new job in less than 10 weeks. Kate Wendleton, a nationally syndicated careers columnist, is an authority on job search and career development. Kate has been a career coach since 1978 when she founded The Five O'Clock Club to help job hunters, career changers, and consultants at all levels. She is also the founder of Workforce America, a not-for-profit organization serving adult job hunters in Harlem who are not yet in the professional or managerial ranks. A former CEO of two small companies, Kate has twenty years of business experience as well as an MBA.

Targeting the Job You Want

by Kate Wendleton

The best book on the market to help you figure out who you are, what you enjoy doing, and what you want to do with your life. Landing the job of your dreams means you need to have a dream to begin with. TARGETING THE JOB YOU WANT helps you Identify that dream... make it specific... and figure out step by step how you can achieve it.

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