A witty, friendly, unexpected job hunter's bible that finally answers the real questions. Yes, if you're wedded to your nose ring, wear it to the interview. No, you shouldn't be e-mailing out hundreds of rAcsumAcs. Writing with enormous authority and a compelling, lively voice, Ellen Reeves brings together her lifetime of experience of hiring, counseling, and rAcsumAc-doctoring into an essential guide for young job seekers. Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview? takes readers step-by-step through a process that was always tough, but is today especially challenging. Begin the search with a professional mind-setaget organized, and set yourself up with business cards, a respectable e-mail address, and a working cell phone. The importance of networking and the rule of threeatry to make three e-mails or phone calls a day, but never more than that. The qelevator speechqahone your pitch to the length of an elevator ride and be prepared to use it at the most unexpected times. The art of writing cringe-free cover letters and killer rAcsumAcsafrom timelines, hooks, and grammatical do's and don'ts to why you should never use the phrase qReferences available upon request, q never include your GPA, and never, ever make a typo. How to dress for an interview, including why to put on your business clothes when interviewing at home, over the phone. Things to be honest about: citizenship and past salary range. And things not to say: qI want this job because I need health insurance.q Then once you're in, how to negotiate salary, what to expect in a review, and basic first job common sense: take initiative, be humble and helpful, never use your boss as a confidant, and always say qI'll find outq instead of qI donat know.q Now you're on your way.for entry-level jobs, 87, 96 faxing, 100-101 format, 79 grabbing interest, 82-83 humor in, 97 for interview talking points, 78 jazzing up, 97-98 language, 84-86 for multiple jobs, 101 one-page, 79 out-of-state, 99 paper stock, 100 PDF format, 100 anbsp;...
|Title||:||Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?|
|Author||:||Ellen Gordon Reeves|
|Publisher||:||Workman Publishing - 2009-04-23|