An informational interview is an informal conversation with someone working in an area that interests you who will give you information and advice. It is an effective tool to network and make informed career choice.
Steve Dalton is a program director and senior career consultant at Duke University's business school (Fuqua). Through a prescriptive approach, he explains how to wade through the Internet's sea of information and create a job search system that relies on mainstream technology such as Excel, Google, LinkedIn, and alumni databases to create a list of target employers, contact them, and then secure an interview - with only two hours of effort.
This book has the tools you need to go from the job you're in to the career—and the life—you want. In Career Rehab, professional career and life coach Kanika Tolver helps you strip away the fear and doubt holding you back from living your best life and get down to the "good bones" of your resume so you can build your dream career. Tolver outlines simple yet innovative ways to brand, market, and sell yourself into jobs that promote work-life balance, fair compensation, and continuous career development. This collection of research, success stories, interviews, and case studies will give you a better understanding of how you can find professional and personal bliss.
The BE-EDGE Method provides a step-by-step guide that connects job seekers to target employers through a process of case consulting. It shows how to: Elucidate their professional CORE; Develop TRUST with an industry insider; Generate VALUE for a company; and Excite insiders with the candidate's fit for a company and their potential to add value in the industry. Including testimonials from students of this method, this book is unmissable for anyone looking to create their own space in industry.
Through this book, you can: learn the nuts and bolts of how to land a remote-access job you love that will allow you to thrive in your career or bring in extra income in retirement; discover up-to-date resources for finding a solid work from home job for professionals; read insightful interviews with professionals who have already made the move successfully; learn more about leading companies recognized for providing remote employment opportunities; explore great remote jobs in a variety of fields.
The author's unique Target Job Deconstruction method provides you with a roadmap to professional success utilizing the latest job search strategies for the digital age. You'll learn how to: create resumes that get results; maximize your LinkedIn profile for optimum discoverability; get the most out of career sites like Glassdoor and Indeed; turn job interviews into offers; negotiate the best salary and benefits package; and, manage a career and climb the ladder of promotion.
This practical guide includes topics from internship to professional development from an intimate perspective within the context of real-life scenarios. Drawing from personal experiences, journal articles, textbooks, and excerpts by numerous professional school counselors, it fuses what a school counseling trainee learns in their graduate program and the field experience they get into one unique guide. Emphasizing hands-on approaches, this volume offers personal as well as professional steps toward success in the ins and outs of counseling.
When Can You Start? is a step-by-step guide that teaches job seekers how to execute an effective job search. By combining Whitehouse's week-to-week work strategies and proven career management secrets, job seekers of all types can work toward obtaining promotions and better job opportunities.