This handy guide covers the basics that every resume writer should know--from choosing a format to effectively describing accomplishments, even when they seem insignificant.
Your resume gets you in the door, but the interview gets you the job. This book makes preparing for job interviews easy. Maximize performance through proven advice, techniques, and step-by-step instructions for conducting actual practice sessions with a coach. With free software for mock job interviews.
Actual application questions from top schools -- with 50 responses that worked! Writing admissions essays can be the hardest part of applying to college -- but this inside guide show how to do it right!
Asserting that one must first know the rules to break them, this classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer. Intended for use in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature, it gives in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.
Commerce has gone global, and so have careers. If you want to capitalize on rapidly expanding opportunities outside your native land, this unique, comprehensive guide gives you the knowledge you need to make your very best impression anywhere in the world. Experts from more than forty countries-from Argentina and the Baltics to Saudi Arabia,Thailand, the UK, and the US-share cultural do's and don'ts, business practices, and job-hunting tips and help you create a winning resume tailored to the specific requirements of your target nation.
This practical volume is designed to assist graduate students in planning, conducting, and writing theses or dissertations in the social and physical sciences. Numerous examples are provided and many tips are included to facilitate completion of the thesis or dissertation.
The TOEFL ITP tests can be used for placement, progress, evaluation, exit testing and other situations. By using the TOEFL ITP tests in your classroom, you can keep your students on track and have confidence in their real-world abilities.
Packed with skill-building review and exercises, this top-quality study guide gives candidates the confidence they need to raise their TOEFL score.
What Color Is Your Parachute? Guide to Rethinking Interviews: Ace the Interview and Land Your Dream Job
Interviews instill fear in many a job-hunter, but this empowering guide from legendary career expert Richard N. Bolles reveals that interviews are really just conversations to determine if the work—and workplace—is a great fit for both parties.
Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing and Pub
Students and researchers all write under pressure, and those pressures - most lamentably, the desire to impress your audience rather than to communicate with them - often lead to pretentious prose, academic posturing, and, not infrequently, writer's block. Sociologist Howard S. Becker has written the classic book on how to conquer these pressures and simply write. First published nearly twenty years ago, "Writing for Social Scientists" has become a lifesaver for writers in all fields, from beginning students to published authors. Becker's message is clear: in order to learn how to write, take a deep breath and then begin writing.
In these pages a seasoned speechwriter reveals his trade secrets - from analyzing the needs of an audience to leaving them with a satisfying sense of closure - as he guides readers through the process of planning, writing, and honing an outstanding speech.