How to Get A Job and Keep It

How to Get A Job and Keep It

Career and Life Skills You Need to Succeed

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Baker & Taylor
Offers information and advice on how to survive and thrive in the workplace, including interview dos and don'ts and tips on communicating with coworkers.

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Intended for young adults and recent college graduates, this guide explains what is expected of employees in the American workplace and outlines the modern job search process. The author offers advice on writing a resume, dressing for an interview, making a favorable impression as the newcomer, communicating professionally, and getting along with coworkers. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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This edition of the popular step-by-step career guide by nationally recognized career expert Susan Morem tells job seekers and recent graduates everything they need to know to excel in the workplace. Gathered here is all the key inside advice-on navigating the job search process, landing the ideal job, handling life on the job, and getting the most out of a career-that readers won't get in a classroom, from parents or friends, or from a guidance counselor. This edition has been expanded with six new chapters and a listing of useful resources. Helping readers understand the realities of the working world, How to Get a Job and Keep It, Second Edition gives them a valuable edge over the competition and helps new workers make a successful transition to the professional workplace.

Coverage includes:
  • Common myths and truths of success
  • Ways to prepare for the job of finding a job
  • Making the most of internships and informational interviews
  • Dos and don'ts of interviewing
  • How to make a good impression in person and on the phone
  • Avoiding potential pitfalls
  • Preparing for reviews, raises, and promotions
  • Getting along, and enhancing relationships, with coworkers and bosses
  • Knowing when to leave a job and doing it gracefully.

Publisher: New York : Ferguson, c2007.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780816067756
Characteristics: xii, 212 p. ; 24 cm.


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Mar 20, 2011

Useless advices that are so obviously.


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