Are you cut out for a career in government? -- Appendix A. Associations, organizations, and websites -- Appendix B. Online career resources -- Appendix C. Getting a job in the federal government -- Appendix D. Graduate school programs -- Read more about it.
Compiled by a former U.S. Secret Service Agent, and featuring new insights from a former investigator at Interpol, this fact-filled guide describes hundreds of positions at more than 100 federal agencies -- from the National Marine Fisheries Service and the U.S. Forest Service to the CIA and the NSA. You'll discover fascinating mini-histories of each agency, and learn about the wide variety of jobs they offer.
Fortune 500 results -- Have you done your research? -- Résumé format and design -- Writing that works -- Cover letters -- Electronic submissions -- Networking -- The interview -- Getting a job without a résumé -- Three fortune 500 hiring professionals critique one resume -- Sample résumés.
An insider explains how to tailor a resume that sets applicants apart from a sea of candidates. Recruiting director Karsh puts his experience into print, with step-by-step guidelines to improve the wording, content, and format of any resume.
In today's fast-paced world, many job seekers skip creating the perfect introduction. But when competition for every job is intense, a cover letter can make a strong first impression and help an applicant stand out from the crowd. In this newest edition of his bestselling text, Martin Yate shows you the four kinds of cover letters-general, executive briefing, broadcast, and letters to recruiters and agencies-and how to craft each one. Inside, you'll also find: A new introduction by the author, discussing job searches in a tight market; New sample cover letters for every job hunter, including those just out of college, long-term unemployed, and recently laid off; New tips about using social media to network and increase the chances of finding a job. With the help of this trusted authority, you will no longer struggle to find the right words and the right way to deliver them! The perfect cover letter is within reach.
Presents detailed information on résumé writing, including step-by-step instruction for creating effective résumés, advice for online job searching, and examples of successful résumés with their cover letters.
Provides a reference for college students on making the transition to the work place, offering guidance for a range of ideas, from volunteering and meeting local politicians to overcoming Gen Y stereotypes and subscribing to a daily newspaper.