Confessions of a Recruiting Director: The Insider's Guide to Landing Your First Job

Authors: Karsh, Brad
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: BUS059000, BUS106000, BUS037020
ISBN: 9781440624018, Related ISBNs: 0735204047, 1440624011, 9780735204041, 9781440624018
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 256,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A college grad has specific questions when trying to land the first job after school. How are just a few candidates chosen from a stack of hundreds of resumes? What exactly do recruiters want to hear in an interview? What are the common job-hunting mistakes students make time and time again? Confessions of a Recruiting Director gives the inside scoop on the entire hiring process- from a top recruiting director who's seen and heard it all-and delivers a specific, step-by-step approach to beating the odds.
  • Step 1: Resumes-how to pass the 15 Second Test

  • Step 2: Networking-how to use connections to get a job

  • Step 3: Cover Letters-why nine out of ten never get read

  • Step 4: Ace the Interview- the shocking truth about what recruiters want

  • Step 5: Thank-You Notes- making a lasting impression

  • Step 6: Follow Up-the fine line between persistence and stalking

Plus: Real-life before-and-after resumes, cover letters, thank-you notes and the answers to ten necessary interview questions.

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