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Employees are your company's number one asset. Hiring the Best offers managers and HR personnel a proven and practical approach to recruiting and selecting the right people for the job. With over 400 questions you can use to interview candidates and obtain the most pertinent information, you'll be armed with the tools you need to ensure that you are indeed Hiring the Best. Completely revised and updated! Updates include new section on electronic recruitment, revised resource section, and information about law and guidelines that influence hiring practices. Hiring the Best allows you to determine not only if candidates can do the job, but also if they can be managed effectively and thrive in their new positions.
Employees are a company's number one asset. Yet poor hiring selection can sabotage productivity, morale and the bottom line. With Hiring the Best, 5th edition, managers and HR personnel can direct every interview their way, and obtain the information they need to take the best possible choice. This new edition includes: 400 questions to interview candidates; A new section on electronic recruitment; A revised resource section; Updates on new laws and guidelines influencing hiring practices.
Take control of your career! For more than twenty-five years, New York Times bestselling author Martin Yate has shown the way for millions of job seekers. Now you can use his proven methods to put your job search and career back on track. Updated for 2013, Yate delivers a blueprint for success in a time when hundreds of candidates are competing for the same position. He tells you exactly where today's employment opportunities are and what skills you'll need to impress employers. He also shows you how to stand out from the crowd with: Step-by-step guidance for writing a resume with keywords that will grab employers' attention Information on maximizing social networks and using them to land job interviews Guaranteed advice on turning job interviews into job offers Effective tips for negotiating a better salary and benefits package Packed with the latest information, online tools, and resources, this job search must-have will help you beat the competition and land the job you want!
Get a better job faster and change the trajectory of your life forever! "Classic winner...one of the most valuable career books on the market." --LA Times "The first, middle, and last word for job seekers on navigating a competitive, and often cutthroat, job market." --Science Daily New York Times bestseller Martin Yate, CPC, has helped millions of job seekers super-charge their job search and career success. In this brand-new edition of a world-renowned classic, he shares his proven, unique, and ever-evolving tactics for professional success. You'll learn how to: Create resumes that get results Maximize social networks to quadruple your interviews Turn those job interviews into job offers Negotiate the best salary and benefits package Knock 'em Dead 2015 will help you land your dream job and become more effective in guiding your ongoing professional success.
Take control of your job search, career, and life!New York Times bestseller Martin Yate has helped millions of job seekers improve their job search and career management tactics, changing their lives forever. Featuring his unique, time-tested methods for achieving professional success, this brand-new edition provides you with the tools you need to win your next job and successfully navigate the twists and turns of your entire career. With details on everything from connecting on LinkedIn to finding the right job to accepting an offer, Yate shows you where today's employment opportunities are and how you can develop the skills and values that employers are looking for. You'll also learn how to:Create resumes that get resultsMaximize social networks to quadruple interviewsTurn those job interviews into job offersNegotiate the best salary and benefits packageWith Knock 'em Dead 2016, you will land your dream job and be better prepared to navigate the twists and turns of a long career.
Great strategies for writing killer cover letters! At a time when every job seeker needs an edge, Martin Yate, CPC, shows you how to dramatically increase your chances of landing an interview with a dynamic cover letter. Using his 25+ years of experience, he has built a practical, easy-to-follow approach to creating every type of letter you will use in a job search. Inside this book, you'll find all-new examples of cover letters and learn how to use his proven methods to: Determine the relevant keywords that will send your application to the top of database searches Effectively display your personal brand and the transferable skills you bring to a job Conduct a simple web search to find contact information and get your material in front of managers and recruiters Figure out when you should mail a hard copy of your application to the recruiter instead of sending an e-mail With Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters, 11th Edition, you will grab employers' attention--and score the job you want!
Write a cover letter that will get you the interview In this newest edition of the bestselling cover letters guide, Martin Yate shows you how to dramatically increase your chances of landing an interview with a dynamic cover letter. Inside this book, you'll find all-new examples of cover letters and learn how to use his proven methods to: Determine the relevant keywords that will send your application to the top of database searches Effectively display your personal brand and the transferable skills you bring to a job Conduct a simple web search to find contact information and get your material in front of managers and recruiters Figure out when you should mail a hard copy of your application to the recruiter instead of sending an e-mail With the help of this trusted authority, you will finally be able to differentiate yourself from the competition and land the interview!
Land the job you want! The interview is one of the most crucial moments of the job search experience and your chance to show your potential employer that you have what it takes to succeed in the position. In order to do that in today's highly competitive job search environment, though, you'll have to find a way to stand out from the crowd. Using his twenty-five years of experience, New York Times bestselling author Martin Yate has established a set of rules for job interviews that is sure to get you noticed. Instead of memorizing canned answers, Yate provides you with an explanation of the thought behind more than 300 questions and answers, so that you'll always know what the interviewer is really asking and how you should respond. Packed with information on handling stress questions and weird interview venues, this book also teaches you how to keep your cool--and confidence--from the moment you step inside the building. With Knock 'em Dead Job Interview, you will finally be able to differentiate yourself from the competition and score the job!
Expert advice for writing job-winning resumes! Learn to write a resume that: Stands out in a resume database Passes the recruiters' six-second scan test Resonates with savvy hiring managers At a time when every job seeker needs an edge, Martin Yate, CPC, shows you how to beat the competition. Using his 25+ years of experience, he has built a practical, easy-to-follow approach to writing killer resumes. This new edition of the perennially bestselling guide includes cutting-edge advice on the latest and most effective resume-writing tactics and has completely new sample resumes. With Knock 'em Dead Resumes, 11th Edition, you will grab employers' attention--and score the job you want!
Move your resume to the top of the pile! At a time when companies can draw on resume banks containing millions of documents, you'll need to create a concise and powerful resume if you want to stand out. Using his twenty-five years of experience, New York Times bestselling author Martin Yate has built a set of rules for creating the most effective document to get you noticed. He'll guide you through every step of the writing process as well as provide you with all-new examples of industry-specific resumes and those that cover every stage of your career. Yate also offers valuable advice on how to submit a resume electronically, what to include on social marketing profiles, and how to make the most of keywords so that search engines find your resume quickly. With Knock 'em Dead Resumes, 10th Edition, you'll grab employers' attention - and score the job you want!
Live life on your terms! It's tough landing your first job out of school and starting that climb up the ladder of success in such an uncertain world. In Knock 'em Dead: Secrets & Strategies, you will learn how to get what you want out of life: Make sense of the world of work. Develop a life plan that puts you in control. Complete your job search in record time. Start on the right foot and win promotions. Never be unemployed--always have income. Gain access to the corporate inner circle. Weave your dreams into long-term success. You can score the job you want and learn to survive and prosper over the long haul of your career, no matter what's happening with the economy. Knock 'em Dead: Secrets & Strategies is a blueprint for acing the rules of success and then living life on your terms!
Network your way to success! New York Times bestselling author Martin Yate has helped millions of job seekers land the job they want. Now, he shows you how to use his proven social networking strategies to build your brand and market your skills across an ever-growing network. Today, most employers use popular social media platforms like LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook, and Twitter for recruitment. With millions of professionals also social networking, it's essential to create a brand that stands out. With Knock 'em Dead Social Networking, you can learn how to integrate social networking into every aspect of your job search. You'll learn how to create compelling social media profiles that dramatically increase your visibility, how to build professionally relevant networks, and how to reach out directly to the hiring managers who can most influence your career. You'll develop networks that help you navigate a long work life, and gain greater control over your professional destiny.