Job Search Letters for Dummies

Job Search Letters for Dummies

eBook - 2013
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New-style job messages that get you in the door and on yourway up

From sparkling cover letters to six-word bios, a fresh bevy of jobsearch letters has grown powerfully useful for successful careercommunications. Job Search Letters For Dummies delivers the qualityof New Era know-how you need right now to land good jobs andthrive. Whether you're a long-time professional or a recentcollege graduate -- or somewhere in between -- Job SearchLetters For Dummies has you covered.

Job Search Letters For Dummies covers the gamut of leading-edgetopics, including effective strategies for internal careercommunications on topics such as raises, promotions, and positionchanges; rules for communicating professionally with texts andnetworking on social media platforms such as twitter and LinkedIn;fresh and updated communication phrases to voice accomplishmentsand make job-fit statements; post-interview etiquette and letterssuch as thank-yous, "hire me" reinforcement notes, interest revivalqueries; and much more.

Get hired with 40 types of job letters Create short messages for a smartphone world Network on social media sites Model best letters more than 200 pro samples

Whether you're a long-time professional or a recentcollege graduate -- or somewhere in between -- JobSearch Letters For Dummies has you covered.

A note to job seekers from nationally syndicated careerscolumnist and author or Job Search Letters For Dummies ,Joyce Lain Kennedy:

Welcome aboard, job seekers! Thanks for checking out this firstguide to communications-supported job search and careergrowth in relentlessly changing technological times.

The right messaging -- what you say, why you say it,and when you say it -- is as important today to youremployment goals as it has been at any time since Leonardo da Vinciwrote the first professional resume in 1482.

Consider recent job-finding history:

In 1986 fax machines and postal mail were the most popular waysto send resumes and cover letters. In the 1990s the Internet boom kicked in with new tools toconnect jobs and people: e-mail, websites, cell phones, mailinglists, and online bulletin boards. In the 21st century the double-time march of recruitingtechnology skyrocketed, building a techno-swamp populated withendless ideas of how to connect work and people throughsmartphones, wonder tablets, apps, and social media for virtualnetworking.

You're competing in a new world of work out there.If your job search is treading water -- or evendrowning-- there's a better way. Make a splash! Engagehiring authorities through a communications-centered campaign withsmart content.

Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2013
ISBN: 9781118436431
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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