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  • 175 High-Impact Cover Letters

    By Richard H. Beatty

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471210849
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: March 2002
    The ultimate guide to cover letters that will set you apart from the pack-revised, updated, and ready for anything . . . 175 HIGH-IMPACT COVER LETTERS Third Edition 175 High-Impact Cover Letters, Third Edition arms job seekers with an arsenal of highly effective professional cover letter models that, with minor modification, can be rapidly deployed as needed. You'll find a full chapter, complete with numerous models, dedicated to each of five different types of cover letters: employer broadcast letters, search firm broadcast letters, advertising response letters, networking cover letters, and resume letters. With step-by-step instructions and a wealth of samples, 175 High-Impact Cover Letters shows you how to prepare a well-written, professional letter that will help you land the interview every time. For the Third Edition, almost every letter has been substantially rewritten or fine-tuned to reflect the current thinking and terminology in the field of staffing, while an entirely new chapter provides proven "do's" and "don'ts" of effective cover letter writing. You'll find: * Examples of more than 175 winning cover letters * Cover letters appropriate for junior and senior experience levels in twenty-eight different occupations * Sample job ads and the appropriate cover letter response * Results of an authoritative survey of employment professionals that highlight what employers look for in cover letters No matter how impressive your resume, it's your cover letter that employers read first. With 175 High-Impact Cover Letters, Third Edition, you can make sure they'll be eager to turn to the next page.
  • Interview Kit

    By Richard H. Beatty

    Our Price: $33.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471449256
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: September 2003
    Make a great impression and win your dream job! Your resume got your foot in the door, but now comes the hard part-interviewing for the job. Don't worry! With The Interview Kit, Third Edition, you can walk into any employment interview with the confidence, preparation, and attitude to succeed. Bestselling career guru Richard Beatty has shown thousands of job seekers how to navigate the employment maze successfully. In this revised and updated edition, you'll learn to use proven sales techniques to make sure the interviewer sees the very best you have to offer. With answers to over 500 tough questions and strategies on what to say and how to say it, you may never be tongue-tied again. This practical, reassuring guide leads you step by step through the interview process, showing you how to: Develop an interview strategy that sets you apart from the herd of job seekers Research a potential employer's products, marketing strategy, management style, and financial picture Control the interview to your advantage Maximize your strengths and minimize your weaknesses Handle the toughest questions Conduct mid-interview damage control-including helpful tips and tricks to avoid traps and pitfalls Take the initiative and ask penetrating questions that impress employers Sell yourself in the interview With new chapters on following up the interview and negotiating benefits and salary, The Interview Kit, Third Edition is your personal coach for succeeding in any interview and leaving the kind of lasting impression that wins jobs!
  • Interviewing and Selecting High

    By Richard H. Beatty

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471593591
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: February 1994
    Take the guesswork out of the most important decision you make! Interviewing and Selecting High Performers Every Manager's Guide to Effective Interviewing Techniques Current studies show that high-quality workers outproduce poor ones by 25% to 50%. Moreover, these findings reveal the alarmingly high direct and indirect costs companies pay when they hire the wrong people. So why, asks Richard Beatty, would you want to rely on "hit-and-miss" approaches to selecting new employees? In his latest practical, career-oriented guide, Beatty says you no longer have to. Instead, this renowned consultant and author shows how you can consistently choose high-quality performers who fit both your company's immediate needs and long-term strategic goals. Interviewing and Selecting High Performers provides you with an integrated, airtight, step-by-step selection process. Using a high-performance predictive model, this system clarifies the key qualifications needed by candidates for high performance of specific jobs and provides a rigorous interview design approach that enables you to objectively measure whether a particular candidate meets that criteria. With the help of reproducible evaluation forms, you're able to accurately weigh the strengths and weaknesses of various prospects and account for the inevitable tradeoffs involved in the selection process, so that you minimize the risks inherent in the employment decision. In addition, Interviewing and Selecting High Performers offers you unmatched support, including: Sound, field-tested interviewing techniques Step-by-step instructions for designing effective interviews Guidance on opening, conducting, and closing the interview, so that you get the information you need while putting your company in the best light More than 500 behaviorally-based questions covering 32 topic areas that help you determine a prospect's overall job fitness
  • Resume Kit

    By Richard H. Beatty

    Our Price: $33.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471449263
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: September 2003
    Craft the perfect resume and land your dream job! Your resume is the most important tool you have for getting noticed by potential employers. It's the very cornerstone of a successful job-hunting campaign, and a great resume is the ultimate career booster. With clear step-by-step instructions, expert advice, and a variety of real-world examples, The Resume Kit, Fifth Edition will help you build a resume that gives you a leg up in your climb to the top! Bestselling career guru Richard Beatty tells you how employers think, what they look for in a candidate, and how to mold your resume to let them know that you have what it takes to succeed. In this revised and updated Fifth Edition, he shares the latest techniques and thinking in resume writing for today's job market. Inside you'll find: An easy, step-by-step workbook approach that greatly simplifies resume writing More than 80 great model resumes and cover letters to choose from Proven guidelines for creating and posting online resumes Job-hunting techniques for the information age-including listings and descriptions of the 20 best career Web sites for posting your resume The common resume-writing myths-and the real facts to guide you Valuable advice for those with special problems-unemployed, recently fired, or too many jobs Detailed instructions for preparing the highly popular linear resume format Packed with road-tested tips, easy-to-follow guidelines, and proven expertise, The Resume Kit, Fifth Edition will do for you what it has done for thousands of other job seekers-convince employers to pick up the phone and call you.
  • The Perfect Cover Letter

    By Richard H. Beatty

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780471473749
    • Publisher: Wiley
    • Published: December 2003
    Write the perfect cover letter every time! With fewer job opportunities and more applicants, just being qualified isn't enough to get the job you want. So how can you separate yourself from the pack? With the perfect cover letter, of course! With so much riding on it, a cover letter that attracts-and holds-the attention of your prospective employer is essential. This practical how-to manual shows you step by step how to create highly effective letters designed to get the interview you want. The Perfect Cover Letter, Third Edition is an indispensable guide that covers all the vital elements of a great cover letter, so you know what to include and know how to phrase it. Inside you'll find: The nuts and bolts of every type of cover letter-what they should include, how employers use them, and how to write them Great sample cover letters, including general broadcast, executive search, networking, advertisement response, and personal introduction Tips on what makes a letter effective-and what doesn't Helpful guidelines on following up-writing the post-interview thank you letter With greatly expanded information on thank you letters and an entirely new chapter on the all-important networking cover letter, this update of the popular classic continues to offer top-notch advice and high-quality samples that will help any job hunter get the attention they deserve.

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