Boot up, log on, and find work! This accessible guide to job hunting and career building the electronic way tells job seekers everything they need to know about hardware, software, on-line services and related technologies that can connect them instantly to thousands of employers and job-bank databases.
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Career Planning and Job Searching in the Information Age answers key questions for today?s providers of career-planning and job-searching information. Librarians and career development professionals’concerns--such as cost-effective use of the Internet, the reliability and integrity of electronic resources, and successful search strategies--are addressed in this comprehensive collection. In this follow-up to Library Services for Career Planning, Job Searching and Employment Opportunities (1992), real-life methods used by information providers to reduce costs and improve quality of service through a better understanding of today?s technology and audience needs and expectations are shown. Readers learn about: issues and ethics in the electronic environment job searches conducted on the World Wide Web a university placement office?s gopher site for 24-hour access to job information a university library and career service department?s collaboration on job search seminars how a public library fit electronic job searching into its mission an alumnae network?s evolution into a national career development organization Career Planning and Job Searching in the Information Age presents a broad base of knowledge from which readers are launched into tightly focused case studies offering details on how to deal with the issues of technology and service. This book makes it clear that in the ever-changing world of information technology, there is little room for the status quo. Professionals who don’t learn about electronic resources risk missing out on a wealth of up-to-the-minute information that is infinitely useful to patrons planning a career or searching for a job. Library professionals just beginning to address these issues, professionals already possessing a general knowledge of these issues, and students of library science and career development will all benefit from this collection.
"Learning, Practicing, and Living the New Careering presents a theoretical overview of conventional career counseling theories and compares them to the New Careering. This volume does not dismiss traditional career theories, but rather illustrates the symbiosis while placing conventional wisdom in a subordinate position to personal reality. Miller-Tiedeman uses case studies and discussion points to help both professionals and students learn practical application."--Jacket.
This practical and concise guide is a must-have for anyone looking for a first job right out of high school or college, reentering the job market, or changing careers. It offers a comprehensive plan for success with three easy steps: getting the job, keeping the job, and handling stress on the job. Information on SCANS workplace skills and proficiencies is provided to help the reader be more successful in getting the job and prospering on the job. Activities help the readers identify their skills and strengths, while up-to-date statistics, facts, and tips allow them to learn and improve their job skills. This guide includes many sources of helpful job success information, including organizations, publications, and Web sites. Written by experts in the job-training field, this material has been tested with students and professionals alike, with positive results.
How do I find out what the employer really wants? How do I get noticed when applying online? How can I keep it to 2-3 pages? What is 'CV Language' and how can I learn it? How do I get around the obstacle of something embarrassing in my CV (eg dismissal or unemployment)? What about social networks? What if I seem over- or under-qualified for the job? Great Answers to Tough CV Problems will help you solve these and many more of the burning questions that face today's job seeker. Perhaps you want a career change, have been job-hopping for some time or are returning to work after a career break? Jenny Rogers examines the potential pitfalls across a range of common job-hunting situations and shows how to put together a CV that will make the most of your skills and experience, make an impression and secure that all-important job interview. Online supporting resources for this book include downloadable sample CVs.