This collection includes: "Need to Find a Job? Stop Looking So Hard," "How to Make Your Network Work for You," "6 Networking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them," "The Best Cover Letter I Ever Received," "How to Write a Resume That Doesn't Annoy People," "How to Perfect an Elevator Pitch About Yourself," "7 Ways to Shine in an Interview," "How to Ace an Interview," "Five Questions About Interviewing Your Prospective Supervisor: With Rich Wellins," "How to Ask for a Reference Letter," and "Five Ways to Bungle a Job Change."
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Table of contents
- Front Cover
- Table of contents
- Need to Find a Job? Stop Looking So Hard
- How to Make Your Network Work for You
- 6 Networking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
- The Best Cover Letter I Ever Received
- How to Write a Résumé That Doesn't Annoy People
- How to Perfect an Elevator Pitch About Yourself
- 7 Ways to Shine in an Interview
- How to Ace an Interview
Five Questions About... Interviewing Your Prospective Supervisor
- 1. Why is it important for job candidates to interview their potential boss?
- 2. Won't a manager who needs to fill the position tend to be less than candid?
- 3. Any particulars you should look for?
- 4. Can you make reliable inferences based on the way a supervisor interacts with her team?
- 5. Are there more indirect ways of discovering what the supervisor is really like?
- How to Ask for a Reference Letter
- Five Ways to Bungle a Job Change
- Back Cover
- Title: HBR Guide to Getting a Job
- Release date: April 2010
- Publisher(s): Harvard Business Review Press
- ISBN: 9781422172926
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