Useful Resources for Job Search
Excellent Websites and Blogs with new and archived articles:
The 6 Reasons You’ll Get the Job by Debra Angel MacDougall and Elisabeth Harney Sanders-Park
Suggests strategies and for finding and landing jobs by demonstrating how employers view applicants, and what you can do to stand out.
The New Job Security by Pam Lassiter
This sounds as if it would be a book about managing your career, but in fact it is primarily an excellent, detailed, job search guide. If you have patience, this is a very rewarding resource.
Monster Careers How to Land the Job of Your Life by Jeff Taylor
A solid guide that is easy to follow and provides all the basics except the use of social networking.
Ten Steps to a Federal Job or Federal Resume Guidebook by Kathryn Troutman Be sure to consult the latest edition of either of these two books, which detail important differences in the federal and private job search process. For example, successful federal applications usually involve resumes that are more complete than private sector resumes.
Competency-Based Interviews by Robin Kessler
This book coaches you on how best to present yourself in today’s tough interviews.