Confessions of a Recruiting Director

The Insider's Guide to Landing Your First Job
Author(s): Brad Karsh
Original Publish Date: Apr 04, 2006
Product Number: EB00386502
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781440624018
Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
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A college grad has specific questions when trying to land the first job after school. How are just a few candidates chosen from a stack of hundreds of resumes? What exactly do recruiters want to hear in an interview? What are the common job-hunting mistakes students make time and time again? Confessions of a Recruiting Director gives the inside scoop on the entire hiring process- from a top recruiting director who's seen and heard it all-and delivers a specific, step-by-step approach to beating the odds. - Step 1: Resumes-how to pass the 15 Second Test - Step 2: Networking-how to use connections to get a job - Step 3: Cover Letters-why nine out of ten never get read - Step 4: Ace the Interview- the shocking truth about what recruiters want - Step 5: Thank-You Notes- making a lasting impression - Step 6: Follow Up-the fine line between persistence and stalking Plus: Real-life before-and-after resumes, cover letters, thank-you notes and the answers to ten necessary interview questions.

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