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In the latest edition of the College Grad Job Hunter, Brian D. Krueger, a post-college career authority, provides a highly targeted book on job hunting skills for recent college graduates. While others seeking entry level jobs can benefit, the emphasis is on how to prepare while you are still in college or just graduating. As such, it is a solidly written and well-organized book that views job hunting as a process and provides step-by-step techniques for searching for that ideal job. It is a useful how-to manual even if it duplicates some of the advice in other books, such as What Color is Your Parachute? Krueger helpfully includes sample letters, phone messages and job hunting Web sites and books. getAbstract.com recommends this good, basic book for all novice job hunters (not just freshly-minted college grads).

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to position and market yourself for job hunting;
  • How to use research, networking and interviews; and
  • How to get a job.
 

About the Author

Brian Krueger is Director of Staffing and Employee Development for an international consulting firm and president of a top entry level college career Web site. He is also the author of "Job Hunter," a nationally syndicated college newspaper column that reaches more than 100 colleges nationwide. He has reviewed more than 40,000 resumes, conducted more than 6,000 interviews and has been involved in hiring thousands of college grads.

 

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How to Get Hired
To find a good entry level job, view your job search as a process - or more accurately a multiprocess - in which you engage in a series of concurrent steps for each employer you contact in hopes of getting hired. You have to pass each level to reach the next on your way...

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