New Arrivals · Careers & Job Opportunities

November 5, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Knock 'em dead cover letters.

November 3, 2014
Avon, Mass. : Adams Media,
v. ; 24 cm.
Vols. for 2008-<2014> by Martin Yate.
"Great letter techniques and samples for every step of your job search."

Resumes that knock 'em dead.

October 20, 2014
Boston, Mass. : Bob Adams,
v. ; 24-28 cm.
Imprint varies: 1995, Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Publishing ; 1998-<2014> Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corporation.
Editor: 1988-<2014> Martin Yate.

Knock 'em dead.

September 30, 2014
Boston. : Bob Adams.
v. ; 24 cm.
Vols. for 1987-1992 have subtitle: "with great answers to tough interview questions" : 1993-2002 have subtitle: "the ultimate job seeker's handbook" ; <2006-2015> "Ultimate job seeker's guide" (varies slightly).
Imprint varies: 1991- Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Publishing ; <1999-2015> Holbrook, Mass. : Adams Media Corporation.

The elements of résumé style : essential rules for writing résumés and cover letters that work

August 28, 2014
Bennett, Scott, 1962-
New York : American Management Association, [2014]
xx, 134 pages ; 21 cm

Network for a job : the PeopleHirePeople® process to build a job-specific network

August 5, 2014
Conners, Kathleen, author.
Denver, CO : PeopleHirePeople® Publishing, [2014]
v, 128 pages ; 21 cm.
Who to contact ; how to hunt ; what to ask.
"You need a job! You've done everything. Polished your resume. Practiced interviewing. Honed your negotiating skills. Gone on informational interviews. Applied to jobs online. Yet no job offers. Frustrated job candidates contact me when their job hunts are at a standstill. The first questions I ask is: "With whom have you spoken to expand your network?" When I name industry professionals, they say, "I hadn't thought about contacting them." 85% of jobs are landed through networking! Activate your job hunt: network! Network for a Job introduces you to professionals you need to know to get a job. Learn how to find professionals with established industry networks. Initiate conversations asking key questions. Discover how private firsthand information leads to referrals and job opportunities. The PeopleHirePeople® process to build a job-specific network will work for you. Discover how great networkers get great job offers. Network On!"--Page [4] of cover.

Jolt your career from here to there : 8 breakthrough strategies for career-change success

August 5, 2014
Lurie, Sunny Klein, author.
©2013
iv, 245 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.

Career change : stop hating your job, discover what you really want to do with your life, and start doing it!

August 5, 2014
Penn, Joanna.
[S. l.] : J. Penn, 2013
163 p. : ill.; 21 cm.
"First printed in this edition, 2013, updated and rewritten from 2008 print edition. Previously published as 'How to enjoy your job or find a new one" -- T.p. verso.
"I hate my job" -- Identifying the problem -- The results of an unhappy workplace -- How to improve your current situation -- Develop yourself -- Coping with stress at work -- Being valued and appreciated -- Escaping the trap -- Making money...and keeping hold of it -- eing creative -- Escape is sometimes necessary -- How to change your career...and your life -- What do you really want to do? -- Entrepreneurship or working for yourself -- The career change process -- Setting and achieving your goals.

The job seeker manifesto : the job search marketing plan : declare to the world how you will find your next job!

August 5, 2014
Burik, Katherine.
Canton, OH : Job Talk Press, c2013.
x, 124 p. ; 23 cm.

What's next? : finding your passion and your dream job in your forties, fifties, and beyond

August 5, 2014
Hannon, Kerry.
New York : Berkley Books, 2014.
xviii, 254 pages ; 21 cm

Get the job done : 118 career tips, tools, and Internet resources

August 4, 2014
Williams, Beverly A., author.
©2013.
xx, 306 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

Get a job! : how I found a job when jobs are hard to find--and so can you

August 4, 2014
Quillen, W. Daniel, author.
[Cold Spring Harbor, New York] : Cold Spring Press, [2013]
183 pages ; 22 cm
Includes index.

Knock 'em dead social networking : for job search and professional success

August 4, 2014
Yate, Martin John.
Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2014]
255 pages ; 22 cm
"Build meaningful online & offline networks, use social media to manage your career, build a desirable and flexible brand that lasts a lifetime"--Cover.
Social networking : the key to a successful future -- Your social network brand. How to live life on your terms ; The foundations of career success ; A professional brand for a lifetime of networking -- Building your social networks. Social networking in job search and career management ; How to create a discoverable social media profile ; LinkedIn ; Google+ ; Facebook ; Twitter ; Professional and alumni networks ; Personal and community networks -- Your social network-integrated job search. First get organized ; Job sites and resume banks ; Direct approach to target companies ; Job fairs -- Leveraging your social networks. The secrets of successful networking conversations ; How to quadruple your interviews ; Initiating marketing conversations with hiring managers ; Social networking and all your tomorrows.
Shows you how to use his proven social networking strategies to build your brand and market your skills across an ever-growing network.

The perfect resume : resumes that work in the new economy!

August 4, 2014
Quillen, W. Daniel, author.
©2014
167 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.

Landed! : proven job search strategies for today's professional

July 21, 2014
Hain, Randy, author.
©2013.
xxii, 146 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.

Leveraging linkedIn for job search success, 2014

July 18, 2014
Coon, Fred, author.
c2013.
vii, 125 paged : color illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm.
Previous edition: Leveraging LinkedIn / Ron Nash. 2012.

The essential digital interview handbook : lights, camera, interview : tips for Skype, Google Hangout, Go to Meeting and more

July 15, 2014
Bailo, Paul J., 1965-
Pompton Plains : Career Press, [2014].
220 pages ; 21 cm
What is a digital interview? -- Preparing. Software ; Camera ; Audio ; Lighting studio ; Background ; Putting it all together ; Professional username ; Professional profile picture ; Clean your camera lens ; A tripod is your friend ; Get the shot : the right angle ; Up to date ; Power up ; Wire up ; Equipment room ; On-air sign ; Location ; Shadows ; Assemble a crew ; X marks the spot ; Portrait ; Toastmasters International is your friend ; Tune in ; Honey ; Write your script ; Read the script ; Get comfortable ; Critics ; Three, two, one...and we're live! ; No editing crew ; Don't be a diva ; Costumes design ; Clear screen ; Grooming tips ; The power of color ; Show skills, not skin ; Write your worries away ; The person you see is the person you will be ; Time zone ; Showstoppers -- Conducting. Don't miss your cue! ; Remove all barriers ; Storyline ; Commercials ; Make your interviewer feel like a million bucks ; Talk to them, not at them ; Eye direction ; Share the spotlight ; Pay attention to time ; Don't forget ; you're on the air ; Pilot episode ; Don't be a flop ; No special effects ; Grandma's rocker ; Moves like Jagger ; Make love to the camera ; Don't butter your popcorn ; Understudy ; Don't get cancelled ; "To be continued" ; Bloopers ; The group shot -- Concluding. The last act ; Sign the playbill ; Roll the credits ; Wait five minutes before shutting down.
"In today's increasingly interconnected world, virtual meetings have become a staple of business practice. Unsurprisingly, so has the digital interview. In the past year alone, the number of people who use Skype for this purpose has risen from about 300 million to more than 405 million, with a whopping 66-percent increase in users who log in from their mobile devices. Moreover, 35 percent of all businesses in the United States use Skype as their primary means of communication.Your next job will likely be waiting for you on the other end of a video conference. These tips will also help you appear more professional for media interviews and presenting online. Let The Essential Digital Interview Handbook walk you through the steps to success"-- Provided by publisher.

Manage your job search

July 9, 2014
Rothman, Johanna, author.
©2014
xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Rockstar your job interview

July 9, 2014
Porter, London, author.
©2013.
x, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Introduction 2.0 : what they want to see -- Forward to basics : horrible common errors -- Branding you : discovering your value -- Emergency interview : getting your shift together in 48 hrs -- T.V. = their value : your work history brilliance -- The grandaddy question : so tell me about yourself -- College grads : welcome to the jungle questions -- When you're the problem : Fired? Quit? Checkered past? -- Coaching questions : cool as a cucumber -- The library-- really? : porn next door questions -- Illegal eagle questions : emotional intelligence answers -- Military mental muscle : coming home questions -- Trouble in paradise : mental toughness questions -- Reverse engineering : what the interviewer sees -- Every 'body' is in sales : world class sales questions -- Closing the deal : asking for the job -- You turn : after the interview's over questions -- After the interview : so, what's next? -- Energy : hybrid fuel - power your interview -- Creative exercise 1 : product intelligence -- Creative exercise 2 : it doesn't count -- Creative exercise 3 : sex is important -- Creative exercise 4 : emotional intelligence in action -- Creative exercise 5 : merge and purge Fridays -- Rockstar resources.

What color is your parachute? guide to rethinking interviews :/ ace the interview and land your dream job

July 1, 2014
Bolles, Richard Nelson.
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2014]
ix, 99 pages ; 21 cm
The three most important things about job interviews. Boiling things down to their essence -- Before the interview. The crucial part of the interview ; Researching the organization before the interview ; Researching the job before the interview ; Researching the interviewer(s) before the interview ; Researching salary ranges before the interview ; Practicing "the elevator speech" ; How to dress -- During the interview. Types of interviews ; The beginning of the interview ; The middle of the interview ; The closing of the interview -- After the interview. The thank-you note or notes ; If you got the job : keep on job-hunting ; If you didn't get the job : why you didn't -- Appendix A. Handicaps. You are handicapped, eh? : everyone is handicapped ; Real handicaps : what you can't do and what you can do ; Phantom handicap : only in the eyes of some employers -- Appendix B. Salary negotiation. The first secret of salary negotiation ; The second secret of salary negotiation ; The third secret of salary negotiation ; The fourth secret of salary negotiation.
""What Color Is Your Parachute? author Richard N. Bolles presents a succinct guide to the entire job interview process, from pre-interview research to interview questions to salary negotiation"--Provided by publisher"-- Provided by publisher.

What color is your parachute? guide to rethinking resumes : write a winning resume and cover letter and land your dream job

July 1, 2014
Bolles, Richard Nelson.
©2014
104 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Preparing to write your resume -- How to construct a winning resume -- How to construct a winning cover letter -- Where to send or post your resume (and cover letter).
A guide to writing resumes for the twenty-first century provides tips, frequently asked questions, and keywords in order to ensure an interview.

Powerful phrases for successful interviews : over 400 ready-to-use words and phrases that will get you the job you want

June 9, 2014
Beshara, Tony, 1948-
New York : AMACOM, American Management Association, [2014]
xi, 226 pages ; 23 cm
Foreword / by Dr. Phil -- Why power phrases make a difference -- Powerful phrases to get face-to-face interviews -- Powerful phrases for increasing the chances your résumé will get read -- Powerful phrases for opening and closing the initial interview -- Powerful phrases to demonstrate your ability to do the job -- Powerful phrases that show you will be a good fit -- Powerful phrases for dealing with problems in your background -- Powerful phrases for successful follow-up interviews -- Powerful phrases for specific professions and positions -- Powerful phrases for clarifying the job offer and discussing money.
One of America's top recruiters, who has helped nearly 10,000 people successfully find positions, tells you exactly what interviewers want to hear. Each of his 400 ready-to-use phrases sends a subtle but memorable message that you are the right person for the job - competent, likable, a good fit. From initial email contact through face-to-face interview and follow-up conversations, these perfect phrases help you highlight your skills, strengths, and experience; make a great impression at the crucial interview opening and close; score high on the likability factor; eliminate any lingering concerns about your work history; and help you negotiate a strong job offer, and more.

Trajectory : 7 career strategies to take you from where you are to where you want to be

May 16, 2014
Van Rooy, David L.
New York : American Management Association, [2014]
230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Getting started: the concept of trajectory -- Lesson 1: the power of feedback -- Lesson 2: persistence as a differentiator -- Lesson 3: think big, act small, move quick -- Lesson 4: breaking through plateaus -- Lesson 5: avoiding the stagnation trap -- Lesson 6: achieving growth from failure -- Lesson 7: sustaining outlier performance.

201 killer cover letters

April 17, 2014
Podesta, Sandra.
New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2014]
xv, 285 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"For anyone applying for a job, networking, requesting a reference, or writing a thank-you letter, this new edition of the go-to guide addresses new developments in technology and communication and how they affect the cover letter writing process"-- Provided by publisher.

Job searching with social media for dummies

March 3, 2014
Waldman, Joshua.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2013]
xiv, 364 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Preparing for your job search -- Marketing yourself with a personal brand -- Crafting web résumés with LinkedIn, video, and more -- Using Twitter, Facebook, and other sites to find a position -- Executing your proactive social media job hunt strategies -- The part of tens.
A guide to using social media to find a job that explains the benefits of using sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook for networking, offers tips on creating an effective online profile, discusses how to develop a personal online brand, and includes other helpful job search strategies.

Jump ship : ditch your dead-end job and turn your passion into a profession

November 27, 2013
Shipp, Josh.
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2013]
viii, 227 pages ; 22 cm
"We've always been told "winners never quit," but TV personality and motivational speaker Josh Shipp knows it isn't true. Smart people quit the right things at the right time. But how do you know if you're in the wrong career? What is the right thing for you? And when's the best time to jump ship?Jump Ship is a step-by-step handbook that guides you through one of life's most difficult--and most important--transitions. Leaving behind an unsatisfying job and embarking upon a new career can open up a world of fulfillment, but it isn't easy. As a role model and mentor to tens of thousands of young professionals, Shipp has seen the impact that a new career can have on a person's life. In Jump Ship, he offers you the time-tested tools to get there. This book will help you discover your truest priorities and provide you the resources you need to succeed, drawing inspiration from the countless people whose lives he has improved.In the spirit of his moving television series, filled with powerful stories and practical guidance, this is a book designed to help you face down your fears--and take the plunge"-- Provided by publisher.

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