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7 Overall

8 Applicability

6 Innovation

7 Style

Recommendation

Ronni Eisenberg’s book is excellent preparation for entering the job market. After all, today’s inevitable workplace reality is that many modern jobs are as permanent as Tibetan sand art. This book is full of clever suggestions on interviewing, resume writing, and network building. It will help you tackle the difficult task of finding a job armed with the knowledge that at least you’re doing the search right. That, in itself, is a pretty good reference for your new job. getAbstract recommends this helpful book for the newly graduated, the newly unemployed, and those considering marching out the office door and back into the job market. (P.S. Don’t quit until you have a new job!)

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to initiate your job search;
  • Why it is important to sell yourself and your goals to your perspective employers;
  • How to write an effective resume and cover letter; and
  • How to behave once you have been offered the position.
 

About the Authors

Ronni Eisenberg, author of Organize Yourself, and other titles in the series, teaches organizational skills at lectures and workshops nationwide. She lives in Westport, Connecticut, with her husband and three children. Kate Kelly owns and operates her own publishing business in Westchester County, New York.

 

Summary

Getting Started
The hardest part of any job search is getting started. Like any new project, you have to overcome inertia and just get going. Begin by getting organized and gathering the resources you need to take the actions that will lead to your dream job. Organized people are determined...

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