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Job Search Letters For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-43641-7
Paperback
360 pages
July 2013
US $17.99 Add to Cart

Introduction  1

Part I: New Tools for New Times  5

Chapter 1: Best Messages: Land Jobsand Leap Ahead 7

Chapter 2: Mobile Meets Job Search 15

Chapter 3: Newcomer Letters that Persuade 27

Part II: Essential Job Search Letters  45

Chapter 4: Job Ad Reply Letters and Notes 47

Chapter 5: Getting Help: Networking Letters 85

Chapter 6: Prospecting Letters 103

Chapter 7: After-Interview Letters 121

Part III: Creative Fresh Messages  139

Chapter 8: Social Media Messages 141

Chapter 9: Branding Statements, Bios, Profiles, and Speeches 151

Chapter 10: Interview Leave-Behind Docs 183

Chapter 11: References and Recommendations 195

Chapter 12: Online Portfolios, Prezis, and Videos 213

Chapter 13: Getting Ahead in the Job You Have 221

Part IV: Best Writing Elements  235

Chapter 14: Writing Your Way to a Job 237

Chapter 15: Language That Snap-Crackle-Pops 247

Chapter 16: Great Lines for Success 263

Chapter 17: Job Seeker’s Skills Finder 279

Part V: The Part of Tens  299

Chapter 18: Remember Ten Social Forget-Me-Not Tips 301

Chapter 19: Top Ten Google Tips for Jackpot Job Search 307

Appendix: Directory of Job Letter Writers 319

Index  327

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