Markel8e-Ch15

Markel8e-Ch15 - Understanding the Process for Preparing Job-Application Materials Plan the job search Decide how to look for a position Learn as

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Chapter 15. Preparing Job-Application Materials © 2007 by Bedford/St. Martin's 1 Plan the job search. Decide how to look for a position. Learn as much as you can about the organizations to which you will apply. Draft the résumé and application letter. Revise, edit, and proofread the résumé and letter. Prepare for job interviews. Write appropriate follow-up letters. Understanding the Process for Preparing Job-Application Materials
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Chapter 15. Preparing Job-Application Materials © 2007 by Bedford/St. Martin's 2 Planning the Job Search Do a self-inventory. Learn about the employers. Prepare your materials.
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Chapter 15. Preparing Job-Application Materials © 2007 by Bedford/St. Martin's 3 through a college or university placement office through a professional placement bureau through a published job advertisement through an organization's Web site through a job board on the Internet through an unsolicited letter to an organization through connections Ways to Find a Job
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Chapter 15. Preparing Job-Application Materials © 2007 by Bedford/St. Martin's 4 Who has access to your résumé? How will you know if an employer requests your résumé? Can your current employer see your résumé? Can you update your résumé at no cost? Questions to Ask Before Posting to a Job Board
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Chapter 15. Preparing Job-Application Materials © 2007 by Bedford/St. Martin's 5 You know yourself better than anyone else does. Employment officers know the style of the local agencies. If you write your own résumé, you will be more likely to adapt it to different situations. Reasons to Write Your Own Résumé
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Chapter 15. Preparing Job-Application Materials © 2007 by Bedford/St. Martin's 6 has generous margins has clear type has a balanced appearance has clear organization has adequate white space An Attractive Résumé
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Chapter 15. Preparing Job-Application Materials © 2007 by Bedford/St. Martin's 7 The résumé must provide clear, specific information,
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course ENG 301 taught by Professor Patel during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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