Get the Interview Every Time
Fortune 500 Hiring Professsionals' Tips for Writing Winning Resumes and Cover LettersBook - 2004
War, recession, and political uncertainty have forced many corporations to regroup, and downsizing has been the dreaded outcome for millions of workers. Fired and laid-off employees are swelling the ranks of job seekers and creating stiff competition for a dwindling number of positions. In this harsh business climate, many applicants are finding that just getting in the door for an interview poses an enormous challenge. So what's happening on the other side of the desk - as employers review huge piles of prospective resumes? What catches their attention? What turns them off? Author Brenda Greene surveyed 50 Fortune 500 employers to find out and gained valuable insight into just what it takes to command attention and interest in a crowded field. 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.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Dearborn Trade Pub., c2004.
Branch Call Number: 650.14 Greene 2004
Characteristics: xiv, 219 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.