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Confessions of a Recruiting Director

The Insider's Guide to Landing Your First Job

Brad Karsh - Author

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ISBN 9781440624018 | 256 pages | 04 Apr 2006 | Prentice Hall Press | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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A corporate recruiter tells why he says no-and how first-time job-hunters can get the yes.

A college grad has specific questions when trying to land the first job after school. How are just a few candidates chosen from a stack of hundreds of resumes? What exactly do recruiters want to hear in an interview? What are the common job-hunting mistakes students make time and time again? Confessions of a Recruiting Director gives the inside scoop on the entire hiring process- from a top recruiting director who's seen and heard it all-and delivers a specific, step-by-step approach to beating the odds.

Step 1: Resumes-how to pass the 15 Second Test
Step 2: Networking-how to use connections to get a job
Step 3: Cover Letters-why nine out of ten never get read
Step 4: Ace the Interview- the shocking truth about what recruiters want
Step 5: Thank-You Notes- making a lasting impression
Step 6: Follow Up-the fine line between persistence and stalking Plus: Real-life before-and-after resumes, cover letters, thank-you notes and the answers to ten necessary interview questions.


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