Job Resources

  • The Italian Job: A Journey to the Heart of Two Great Footballing Cultures

    • Author: Debra Angel MacDougall
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $14.95

    What Are Employers Really Looking for?
    It's Not What You Think.

    More people than ever are applying for the same few jobs. Surfing job boards and submitting a dozen résumés a day just doesn't work. The 6 Reasons You'll Get the Job shows you exactly how to tailor your pitch and stand out from the crowd so that you get hired.

    Talent alone will not get you the job. The short list of candidates all have the ability to do the work, so what makes the difference? Whether employers know it or not, intuitively they are always looking for a candidate who meets or exceeds each of six qualities:

    ? Presentation
    ? Ability
    ? Dependability
    ? Motivation
    ? Attitude
    ? Network

    These qualities may sound familiar, but you'll be surprised at how employers judge them. You'll discover how to promote these six qualities to your advantage so employers take notice. You'll also learn proven strategies for finding jobs in the Hidden Market while your competition is still waiting by the phone. By mastering a few simple, often overlooked techniques, you'll get noticed by the person who has the power to hire you now.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.

  • Fired to Hired: Bouncing Back from Job Loss to Get to Work Right Now

    • Author: Harvey Mackay
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Price: $25.95

    New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller

    "You can have the finest moves in the talent contest, you can boast a trophy speed-dial list on your iPhone, you can possess the single-mindedness of Paul Revere and be as self-assured as Muhammad Ali . . . and you still won't nail the job unless you know how to mold and merchandise your personal pitch. If this is true when times are booming-and it is-you can only imagine how true it is in times like these."

    Harvey Mackay, Fortune magazine's "Mr. Make- Things-Happen," has written five New York Times bestsellers, including one of the most popular business books of all time-Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive. Now he returns with the ultimate book on how to get, and keep, a job you truly love whether you're twenty-one, fifty-one, or seventy-one.

    The average person will have at least three career changes and ten different jobs by age thirty-eight. In this era of downsizing and outsourcing, you can never be sure your job will still exist in five years- or five weeks. So you'd better think of your career as a perpetual job search. That demands a passion for lifetime learning and the skills for relentless and effective networking.

    Mackay shows you how to be at your best when things are at their worst. His hard-hitting topics include:

    - beating rejection before it beats you
    - warning signals that you might be losing your job
    - acing interviews
    - negotiating the job you want not the job they offer
    - taking advantage of the way bosses make hiring decisions
    - blending the latest contact tools with old-fashioned face-to-face networking

    Uplifting, amusing, and jam-packed with proven tips, Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door will guide you through the toughest job market in decades. It's also the definitive A-to-Z career resource for the rest of your life.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.

  • How Santa Got His Job

    • Author: Stephen Krensky
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $6.99

    Have you ever wondered what Santa did before he was Santa?

    When Santa was young and needed a job, no one was looking for a man in a red suit to deliver gifts on Christmas. So Santa tried just about everything -- from a chimney sweep to a postman to a circus performer. But none of these worked out. It wasn't until he met a group of elves who helped him use all his special talents, that Santa was able to find his dream job.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.

  • The Twitter Job Search Guide: Find a Job and Advance Your Career in Just 15 Minutes a Day

    • Author: Susan Britton Whitcomb
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $14.95

    This groundbreaking guide has been selected as one of the best Twitter books of 2010 by It shows you how Twitter can energize your job search and advance your career in just 15 minutes a day. Join millions of users who, in fewer characters than a standard text message, have exponentially increased the size of their personal and professional networks by changing ideas, demonstrating subject matter expertise, enhancing their reputation, and developing a fan club. For their work on this book, the authors won the Career Director s International 2010 Career Innovator Award.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.

  • What's Available & How to Get One (10th edition) (Book of US Government Jobs)

    • Author: Heather Krasna
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $14.95

    Jobs That Matter provides job seekers with the tips they need to land a great job in government (including local, state, and federal), nonprofit, or corporate organizations serving the public good. This book helps you pinpoint the right public service career for your interests and talents, and then helps you land it with key research, networking, resume, cover letter, and interviewing techniques. Along the way you ll read profiles of people in various public service jobs, showing how they got their jobs and what they re like.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.

  • Jobs That Matter: Find a Stable

    • Author: Shel Leanne
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $14.95

    Strategies for turning your next interview into an offer--as taught at today's leading business schools

    Every job interview is a one-shot opportunity to dramatically improve your career and lifestyle. World-class MBA programs recognize this fact and now provide their students with detailed courses and coaching on how to dress for an interview, what to say, what not to say, and more.

    How to Interview Like a Top MBA presents today's best-of-the-best strategies and skills into an all-in-one, MBA-level interviewing how-to. Featuring insights from Fortune 100 executives, headhunters, career counselors, and MBA graduates, this no-nonsense guidebook arms you with:

    • Tips for highlighting your relevant skills and experience with concise, compelling, and well-structured answers
    • Information you should know about an interviewing company, its industry, the position, and even the interviewers themselves
    • Ways to directly address résumé weak spots or periods of extended unemployment--without apologizing!
    • Techniques for identifying and highlighting transferable skills when you're looking to enter a new profession
    • Worksheets, charts, and other hands-on tools for mapping out a powerful interview strategy and plan of action
    • 100 sample questions you can expect to hear--with sample answers that can impress your interviewer

    In today's ultracompetitive and uncompromising job market, the next position you get will set the tone for the rest of your career. Let How to Interview Like a Top MBAshow you how to develop the skills and confidence you need to enter each interview as a top candidate--and turn that interview into an exciting new job.

    . Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.

  • How to Interview Like a Top MBA: Job-Winning Strategies From Headhunters

    • Author: Emily Bennington
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $14.99

    When you’re new to the workforce, ambition and talent aren’t enough—getting on the fast track to success requires much more.

    If you’re a recent college graduate or new hire, Effective Immediately shows you how to excel at your first job and jump-start your career. As an up-and-coming professional, you’ll learn how to transform yourself from entry-level employee into skilled, invaluable all-star during your first year on the job.

    Accomplished young professional Emily Bennington and her mentor, seasoned manager Skip Lineberg, empower you to:

    • Establish yourself as a top performer from day one
    • Use every task—even grunt work—as an opportunity to shine
    • Earn the respect of your boss, colleagues, and clients
    • Cope with conflict, mistakes, and toxic coworkers
    • Land key assignments and gain greater responsibility
    • Manage projects and lead teams like a pro

    Packed with practical advice, useful resources, and wisdom from former newbies, this savvy hand-book gives you the tools, knowledge, and confidence you need to reach your highest potential.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.

  • Fortune 100 Recruiters

    • Author: Diane Crompton and Ellen Sautter
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $14.95

    Millions of people have embraced online networking sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, but too few understand how much influence these sites can have in accelerating their job search and career.

    This timely book unveils the reality that online networking is more than a fun way to pass time. It's a career management strategy that is rapidly changing the way job seekers and employers connect in the world of work. With this guide, readers will discover how to launch their online networking efforts and will gain advice for getting the most out of LinkedIn, Twitter, blogs and other sites. They'll also learn how to find jobs, seek advice, research employers, build a network, and create online portfolios and blogs. Additional guidance and worksheets help readers develop and communicate their personal brand online.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.

  • and Career Counselors

    • Author: Elaine Viets
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Price: $22.95

    The national bestselling author who turns "minimum wage into maximum hilarity"( Nancy Martin, author of Murder Melts in Your Mouth) presents a hair-raising murder mystery of do or dye...

    Helen Hawthorne's latest dead-end job is in Miguel Angel's Fort Lauderdale hair salon, where a trim can cost as much as a car payment and a blowout can wipe you out. But when one of the salon's most famous clients, gossip blogger and cable-TV show host Kingman "King" Oden is murdered at his own wedding, things get a little hairy and King becomes the prime suspect. To save her boss-and her job- Helen is determined to find the murderer. When she finds herself the target of threatening notes, it's more imperative than ever that she figure out who at the wedding was dressed to kill.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.

  • Caught Between A Dream and A Job

    • Author: Jennifer Lewis
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Price: $16.87

    Whether you're slaving away in a cubicle dreaming of turning your mother's secret jam recipe into the next 'it' food or wish you could turn your flare for flan into a moneymaking venture that doesn't conflict with your stay-at-home parenting responsibilities, it's possible to start and run a successful part-time food business.

    Written for anyone who wants to start a small part-time or full-time food business on a limited budget, this comprehensive book provides the roadmap to help you realize your dream. Each chapter takes you step-by-step through everything you'll need to get your small food business up and running including:

    • Building a business plan that will guide decision making and set you up for success;
    • Obtaining the necessary business licenses, registering your business, and securing commercial kitchen space that meets health code requirements;
    • Determining which sales channels will work best for you based on the detailed pros and cons outlined for each option;
    • Understanding your true product costs and how to price your products in a way that will make you money;
    • The role marketing and branding play in customer loyalty and how it can help you succeed; and
    • Developing a system to help you keep track of business finances and detailed worksheets that walk you through the financial side of the business.
    This book also chronicles the stories of seven entrepreneurs who started their own small food businesses in their limited free time using minimal resources. Each of the 'How They Got Their Start' stories shares the mistakes and triumphs these entrepreneurs experienced in their first few years of business. From all walks of life, these stories include a twenty-something with modest savings who started a successful artisan ice cream company; a mother of toddlers who not only worked a full-time job but also started a whimsical cake company on the side; and a newly unemployed construction worker who decided to turn the bad economy into his good fortune by starting a meat jerky company.. Great book for warehouse jobs seekers.

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