Job Hunting and Career Change All-In-One For Dummies
Get out of the rut and into your dream job
This hands-on guide takes you through every aspect of finding and securing the job you want. From searching for vacancies through to preparing for the interview and making a strong impression, this book has it covered. Key personal development techniques, such as Neuro-linguistic Programming, are featured alongside specific job-hunting advice, helping you to develop a winning mindset and foster skills to take with you into your new career.
Discover how to:
Find the job that's right for you
Write a knockout CV and cover letter
Prepare for the interview
Give a great presentation
Build your confidence and develop a successful outlook
Book I: Plotting a Course: Your Job and Career Plans.
Chapter 1: Assessing Career and Work.
Chapter 2: Getting Motivated.
Chapter 3: Demonstrating Confidence in the Workplace.
Chapter 4: Asking Yourself the Right Questions.
Book II: Showcasing Yourself with a StandOut CV.
Chapter 1: CVs and the Changing World of Recruitment.
Chapter 2: Getting Your CV Out There.
Chapter 3: Choosing the Right Format.
Chapter 4: Contents that Make a Difference.
Chapter 5: Winning with Words.
Chapter 6: Overcoming Deadly Dilemmas.
Chapter 7: Moving from Worksheets to Your Finished CV.
Chapter 8: A Sampling of StandOut CVs.
Book III: Succeeding at Interviews.
Chapter 1: Understanding What Interviewers Want.
Chapter 2: Polishing Your Performance.
Chapter 3: Preparing Great Questions.
Chapter 4: Talking about Yourself and Others.
Chapter 5: Getting to Grips with Questions about Your Work.
Chapter 6: Talking about Why You Want a New Job.
Chapter 7: Thriving Under the Pressure Interview.
Chapter 8: Handling Hypothetical and Analytical Questions.
Chapter 9: Succeeding at Competency-Based Interviewing.
Chapter 10: Taking Control in Unusual Situations.
Book IV: Delivering Perfect Presentations.
Chapter 1: Organising Your Presentation.
Chapter 2: Writing the Presentation.
Chapter 3: Understanding Body Language.
Chapter 4: Overcoming Nerves.
Chapter 5: Handling Questions from the Audience.