The University Advising & Career Development Center at 200 McKenny Hall provides assistance on exploring careers, resume writing, mock interviews, on-campus recruiting and other helpful resources for the job search. Visit the site or call the Center (487-0400) for an appointment.
You can read these books online from home with your emich login.
Knock 'em Dead Job Search Letter Templates teaches you the latest tips and tactics for writing cover letters and job search letters for every job hunting challenge. In addition, you get 125 samples of different job search letters, and also 125 cover letter and job search letter templates.
Based on candid insights from real-life employers, and featuring a foreword by Richard Nelson Bolles, bestselling author of What Color Is Your Parachute?, this book helps job hunters take control of how they come across to the people in charge of hiring. From “20 Things You Should Never Do” to a “Would You Hire You?” test.
When you respond to a job posting or upload your resume, it is put through an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) that scans for keywords. The words you use in your resumes, letters, and job interviews can make the difference between being hired or rejected.
Weiss provides guidance to recent college graduates seeking their first jobs. Companies do not hire resumes. They hire candidates who make the effort to build personal relationships. He discusses the importance of leaving the house to find employers at venues such as job fairs, trade shows, and conferences, and even Starbucks.
Author Eric Woodard, who got his start as a star intern in the White House, has mentored hundreds of interns as they transition in their careers to something bigger and better. In these pages he lays out the basics of the internship game, the questions to ask when applying, and the best courses of action for turning an internship into a desirable career.
Learn how to beat the competition and negotiate the best salary, whether you're looking for $20,000 or $500,000. This book will teach you to gain more power in the job interview, find out who your competitors are and how you stack up, use the follow-up checklist to turn interviews into offers, make reference checking work in your favor, communicate effectively during salary negotiation, start out on the right foot in your new job.
More Books on Resumes, Interviewing, & Job Hunting
EMU Library has numerous job hunting books.
Browse the 3rd floor Library shelves using the call numbers
HF 5382.7 to HF 5383.