How to get that job

How to get that job : The complete guide to getting hired

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The ultimate all-in-one guide to job hunting success.

Getting an edge in the hunt for work is vital and this book offers the edge that millions are missing. This no-nonsense, highly practical and outcome focussed guide to the whole process of job hunting takes you right from the planning stages through writing your CV, flying through aptitude tests, being interviewed on the phone and online, to what to do and say when you finally get the offer you've been hoping for. With essential guidance on maximising modern job-hunting tools such as social media and networking websites, as well as special help for those who are new to work, the recently redundant, the long-term unemployed, ex-offenders and graduates, it's one of the most up to date and all-encompassing job hunting books on the market today.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 19mm | 480g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 4th New edition
  • 0273772120
  • 9780273772125
  • 1,531,643

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Imagine having your very own career coach helping you find and land the job you want!

Job hunting has never been tougher, but whatever your circumstances this all-in-one guide will help you make the whole process simple, straightforward and more successful. Written by an experienced HR consultant who knows all the tricks and tips that really work, How to Get That Job will make sure you really outshine the competition as you:

Discover great ways to find the vacancies that are right for you Identify your unique talents and what will make you attractive to employers Learn to write an enticing and persuasive CV and cover letter Prepare for interviews so you know exactly what to say and how to say it Get the job you want, secure an offer and start your exciting new career.

Don't leave your future success to chance - discover How to Get That Job!
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Table of contents

About the author

Introduction to the fourth edition

1 How to find your new job

2 How to make the most of your network

3 How to use e-mails and letters of application

4 How to write your CV

5 How to complete application forms and on-line applications

6 How to sell yourself

7 How to do your homework on the organisation and on the job

8 How to be a better listener

9 How to win the interview

10 How to create a positive image

11 How to give a great presentation

12 How to succeed in assessment centres

13 How to win in recruitment tests and evaluations

14 What if you didn't get the job you want?

15 What if you DID get offered the job you want?

Thank you - share these lessons with others

Appendix 1: Sources of help for job hunters

Appendix 2

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About Malcolm Hornby

Malcolm Hornby is a highly experienced HR consultant and a management trainer and a coach. He works with many companies and organisations, is a regular speaker at numerous meetings and conferences for both large and small corporations such as the CMI and CIPD, and has taught Human Resources as part of The Open University's MBA programme.
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