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Books in the ASA Library
Job Searching Fast and Easy by Authored by one of the top career and job search authors in the country, this concise book covers all major career planning and job search topics in one book. Designed for a career development course or workshop, Job Searching Fast and Easy helps the reader define goals, identify skills, and plan for a career. It presents proven job search methods and techniques and provides advice and information on resume preparation and cover letter writing. Topics of interest include answering problem interview questions, identifying and emphasizing skills in an interview, finding jobs in the hidden job market, and tips for long-term career success. Instructional support materials to accompany the text include an Instructor's Guide complete with tips for course preparation, course structure, subject matter presentation, and additional activities.
Publication Date: 2005-07-19
Packaging Yourself by Packaging Yourself: The Targeted Resume includes scores of sample resumes and case studies as it takes you through the entire Five O'Clock Club approach to developing a resume that s just right for you. The book starts off with an overview of The Five O'Clock Club approach to job search.
Publication Date: 2005-08-24
Launching the Right Career by This guide is full of exercises and assessment techniques to help you figure out which career is best for you. It is the same approach The Five O'clock Club have been using for decades.
Publication Date: 2005-08-24
Mastering the Job Interview and Winning the Money Game by Mastering the Job Interview is for every job hunter who wants to ace the interview. It will help the job seeker to turn the job interview into a job offer. It shows the reader how to maximize a salary offer through smart negotiation. It will show the reader how to highlight their strengths and gain more power in the job interview and is complete with tips to start out on the right foot in a new position.
Publication Date: 2005-08-22
Landing Your Dream Job by The most thorough and user-friendly workbook on self-directed career planning, job search and career survival. Includes a CD with Resume Generator and Printable Datakeeper further assists students landing their dream job.
Publication Date: 2005-07-05
Creating Resumes, Letters, Business Cards, and Flyers in Word by You've got Microsoft Word, the powerful, top-selling word processing program. And you've got ideas for promoting yourself and/or your business. What you don't have is the know-how to use Word to create the custom documents you envision. Here to help you use Word to quickly create professional-looking documents is this slim, focused volume by Word expert, Maria Langer. Rather than cover every last feature and option, she leads you along the quickest, easiest route to creating the documents you'll use most to make yourself--and your busines--shine. On these pages, you'll find large, colorful screen shots and clear, step-by-step instructions for creating a letterhead template, résumé, business cards, flyers, envelopes, and return address labels. As you follow along, using you own content to complete each project component, you'll learn how to enter and format text, insert and position graphics, add page borders, and use Word's built-in envelope and label tools. Best of all, you'll have the key documents you need to sell yourself or get your business off and running!
Publication Date: 2004-09-20
Career Development for Health Professionals by This engaging text teaches all the necessary skills for achieving success in school and beyond. It is designed to provide health care students with the necessary tools to achieve the following four important goals: 1) complete their educational programs; 2) think like health care professionals; 3) find the right jobs; 4) attain long-term career success. The book is divided into two major sections. The first introduces students to the world of health care and teaches the life management and study skills essential for learning and working successfully. The second section focuses on job search skills and how to achieve and maintain career success. New features such as On the Job boxes and Building your resume exercises also help students achieve career success. Straightforward, easy-to-read style provides practical information, hints, and tips in bulleted/numbered lists. Take a Moment to Think questions encourage students to explore their own ideas about important concepts. Prescription for Success exercises offer a wide variety of opportunities to apply the ideas presented, collect additional information, and develop skills. Detailed Learning Objectives focus on the most important success skills. Key Terms and Concepts include detailed definitions to ensure understanding. Samples of test-taking techniques and examples of different test questions help students to practice and apply what they have learned. Reviews of basic Math and English are integrated where appropriate. More application exercises, including new and expanded items, give students more opportunities to apply the material. Success Tips suggest ways to apply ideas presented in the text. On the Job boxes contain specific examples of how various skills and concepts are used or applied in health care work. To Learn More at the end of each chapter provides a list of books or resources containing information about major topics. Spanish translations are provided in parentheses with the English words and definitions, wherever possible. Building Your Resume exercises in every chapter provide opportunities to use resume-writing to guide actions while in school and to create a resume over time. Internet Activities at the end of every chapter build research skills while taking advantage of the vast amount of online resources. Students will be directed to utilize the Evolve Learning Resources to accompany the text.
Publication Date: 2005-07-28
Ace the IT Resume! by This work offers detailed advice on all aspects of technical resume creation, from objective statements to the best ways to list experience, training and education with a list of key technology words. Interviews with IT hiring managers provide explanations on what they look for and why. Also included is a resume encyclopaedia section featuring 50 sample resumes, both good and bad, annotated to illustrate most important do's and don'ts to help technical professionals learn to market themselves effectively and to avoid common mistakes.
Publication Date: 2001-11-01
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Jumpstart Your Networking by Jumpstart Your Networking There is an old saying that goes, "it's not what you know, it's who you know." Even in today's world this is still true. In Jumpstart Your Networking, Shawn Doyle CSP will share with you the tools, tips, and techniques for networking in order to grow your business, career, work, and social networks.
Publication Date: 2016.
I’m on LinkedIn, now what??? : A guide to getting the most out of LinkedIn: Vol. 2nd ed. by It's critical to understand what LinkedIn is (and later, what it isn't). Depending on who you are and what you need, it may be extremely valuable, moderately valuable, or only slightly valuable. The value you get out of LinkedIn also depends on your time commitment to proactively manage and use its features and capabilities.
Publication Date: 2008.