March 2014 – Best Job Search [e]Books

What Color Is Your Parachute? By Richard Bolles

What Color Is Your Parachute 2014Richard Nelson Bolles is the most recognized authority on job hunting. He wrote the manual on job hunting. The first edition of “What Color Is Your Parachute?” was published in 1970. It was named in 1996 by the Library Of Congress as one of 25 books that have shaped people’s lives for the better.

What Color Is Your Parachute 2014 has been updated and is a more effective tool than ever for getting a job. Mr. Bolles has included a revised and updated version of The Flower exercise to help readers and audiences figure out their ideal work situation. Readers can use worksheets that take you through step by step to help you translate your interests into job skills that are marketable and even addresses issues such as emotional or spiritual workplace fulfillment. These exercises are thought provoking but also very easy to complete. The goal of the exercises is to help readers tap in to who they are as a person and how that relates to their skills in the job market.

The book is available in print in paperback and hardcover. It can also be found as an ebook on ebooks.com. Users love the easy way the information is presented and the exercises that are designed to help them tap into what they want to do for a job. The book encourages readers to find their passion in the working world and channel that to find a job they love. With all new chapters, the book is a manual for those who want to change jobs or just find their ideal career.

Build The Ultimate LinkedIn Profile In Under An Hour

Build The Ultimate LinkedIn ProfileThose involved in a job search campaign will want to consider how they can utilize social networking tools to their advantage. A LinkedIn account could be an invaluable asset for many people in the job search market. This tool has quickly become one of the most popular venues available to business professionals. "Build The Ultimate LinkedIn Profile In Under An Hour" will help people adapt to this social media resource.

Andrew Macarthy is the author of this book. He has experience with this topic, and has written on similar issues. He routinely publishes articles through his blog about how people can upgrade the information that they want to present on their LinkedIn profiles. This book is largely a compilation of the various recommendations that he has offered over the years. This could prove to be an excellent resource for many people who need to master social networking for business.

Using a LinkedIn profile, applicants have the opportunity to obtain the support that they need to link up with multiple employers. Most people will want to learn how to improve on their profiles as quickly as possible. This is done by upgrading their photos, background information and skills list, as detailed within the book, making this a reference many people will find quite beneficial.

All You Need to Know About Knock ’em Dead 2014

Martin Yates, a former Director of Training and Personnel of various multinational companies wrote the best-selling series, Knock ’em Dead: The Ultimate Job Search Guide. Comprising of 14 book series that are world famous now, the keystone of this series is undoubtedly "knock ’em dead 2014", the 27th edition. The first publication of this series was in 1988, more than 25 years ago.

Knock 'em Dead 2014You can find the books from this series in various forms: hardcover, paperback and e-book. For printed copies, there is a chance to buy the books for a greatly reduced price — it is by buying used books via Amazon or eBay. Some books of this series are available as free PDF download. Job searchers can also buy an entire package of PDF formatted e-books which includes audio enhanced capabilities.

For those who wish to get some guidance or see a preview of what “knock ’em dead 2014” is all about, there are variety of free videos that can be downloaded or viewed online. Comments by readers are mainly positive. One reader tells how the book guided him in creating the best resume possible, answering tough questions by the interviewer and landing himself the job he wanted, while another notes that the book is about framing a person’s mind to answer the interview questions correctly.

This book emphasizes the importance of creating a resume that will get the attention of the recruiter within 45 seconds — the duration a recruiter normally spends on a resume before proceeding to the next one; it stresses the importance of a target job title at the top of the resume.

With over 35 years of experience as a career strategist, it is no wonder that Martin Yates is capable of giving pointers that are hard to find elsewhere.

Job!: Learn How to Find Your Next Job in 1 Day is a well-written job search book authored by Rick Gillis. Find Your Best Job in 1 DayIt focuses on providing the reader with the core of what all employers need. Rick Gills has been recognized for many of the books he has written. Having grown from an employee with a local job, he has expanded his reputation to become an authority and frequent guest on several radio and TV stations.

One of Rick’s contentions is that the interview is a waste of time for both parties. He does this by providing very simple but ingenious information on how to navigate resume filtering software successfully. In his book, he guides the reader on how to craft a resume the way that every employer will appreciate.

This book is suitable for all job searchers who want to take their careers to the next level. It can be read in less than an hour, thus making it simple. Its primary utility is that it simply walks job seekers through the process of determining their own personal value and their professional value to an employer.

‘Headhunter’ Hiring Secrets: The Rules of the Hiring Game Have Changed . . . Forever! is by Skip Freeman.

Headhunter Hiring SecretsWhat makes “Headhunter” Hiring Secrets distinctive? Skip, as a “headhunter,” spots individuals into organizations. He is 100% authorized. In the event that his strategies don’t work, meaning that if he doesn’t put his client into a position, he doesn’t get paid!

Skip is in the job hunt battle every day of his life. What he does must work! Way too many occupation chasing books are composed by HR experts and vocation advocates who will get their compensation or their “profession guiding counseling expense” in spite of paying little respect to whether
you get hired or not.

Skip’s demonstrated “headhunter” procedures are intended to change how you think, make
you more versatile, and to unleash your inventiveness. Using these strategies, one can convert oneself from being just one more occupation-seeker into one who emerges and gets hired! Skip shows you
how to place yourself above your competition and win the job you want, rather than releasing
it to the next person on the list.

The 2-Hr Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster is by Steve Dalton.

The 2 Hour Job SearchAlthough the basic requirements in job searching have remained the same over the decades, new technologies make job searching easier — for both the employer and the employee.

The book states that, social platforms such as Google, LinkedIn and Excel can be used to source both individual information and job advertisements in seconds. Moreover, these sites can be used to pass
required documents to potential employer almost as easily.

The 2-Hr Job Search notes tips for assisting job seekers in interview preparation. In addition to such tips, the writer also empowers those seeking jobs to remain resilient and determined throughout the process.

How To Find A Job: When There Are No Jobs is a bestseller written by author Paul Rega, former Executive Recruiter with more than 30 years of experience in career planning and job hunting. This book is for anyone who wants to find their first job or change careers.

How To Find A Job: When There Are No JobsHow To Find A Job was a bestseller in three different Amazon categories: Job hunting, Careers and Resumes. Paul Rega founded his executive search firm in 1985. and has since become one of the most widely recognized executive recruiters in the U.S. In the book he introduces a revolutionary concept known as Intuitive Personal Assessment, which successfully eliminates the barriers between career management and personal development.

The author shares his knowledge by citing dozens of different, but equally effective job search techniques: from network building strategies, effective use of personal contacts and business contacts, interviewing skills, resume writing and the use of social media to starting growing
and expanding your own business.

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