More than 60 Fortune 500 employers offer insights on how to create an effective resume and cover letter--and how to succeed in the interview process
In a competitive job market, how do you get your resume to stand out among hundreds of others? How do you make a connection with the nameless, faceless people who have the power to hire? Once you get your foot in the door with an interview, how do you secure your foothold and get the offer?
Author Brenda Greene surveyed 60+ Fortune 500 hiring managers and human resource executives to get you the answers—and the interview. Packed with sample resumes and cover letters that represent what hiring managers, directors, and vice presidents want to see, Get the Interview Every Time provides job seekers with the confidence to know they can create a message that stands out—and get the interview.
Fully updated and expanded with advice on how to get the interview and then what to do in the interview process—Get the Interview Every Time breaks down the monumental task of landing an interview into a series of manageable steps, easy to understand and inspiring to follow. Designed to transform confused, disheartened job applicants into savvy, prospective employees, Get the Interview Every Time shows how to ""open the gates"" through sensible, targeted self-marketing.
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Brenda Greene is an author, ghostwriter and editor. She was formerly marketing manager at a business-to-business venture, and was an editor at Working Woman magazine and Whitney Communications. She is coauthor of The Business Style Handbook: An A-to-Z Guide for Writing on the Job with Tips from Communications Experts at the Fortune 500 and a coauthor of America's Girl, a biography about Gertrude Ederle.Review:
This book provides job seekers with the confidence to know they can stand out from the crowd and get the interview. --Impact Publications
"...To make sure you are maximizing your complete potential, having a book like [Get the Interview Every Time] in your hands before you start the process will be a great benefit to help increase your chances enormously." --Ken Inlow http://www.toolsforsuccess.com
A well-written and comprehensive guide to the whole process, from creating your resume and cover letter through interviewing, accepting an offer and even a few strategies for getting a good start in your new position. What makes this book different is that it's not just one person's opinion: the text is based on surveys sent at three different times to high-level people in successful companies. You're getting real advice and opinions from multiple hiring managers in many different industries.
Most candidates begin to look alike. That's where a cover letter can really help; you can use it as an opportunity to really grab their attention make yourself stand out from the crowd. I've outlined some strategies for making a cover letter work for you. For more, check out Brenda Greene's book, "Get the Interview Every Time," which is based on interviews with HR directors for Fortune 500 companies. -- Bob Rosner, "Walking Wounded," ABC News
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Buchbeschreibung Kaplan Publishing, 01.04.2008., 2008. Buchzustand: Sehr gut. Auflage: 2. 336 Seiten Buch ist leicht verlagert (wellig), kleine Lagerspuren am Buch, Inhalt einwandfrei und ungelesen 220236 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 570 23,9 x 19,1 x 2,3 cm, Taschenbuch. Artikel-Nr. 128786