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What color is your parachute? 2018 : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers.
The world's most popular job-search book gives guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers. Gives advice on which job-hunt strategies work--and which don't. This revised edition combines classic elements like the famed Flower Exercise with updated tips on social media and search tactics. The entire job-search process is demystified, from writing resumes to interviewing to networking.
Great answers to tough CV problems: CV secrets from a top career coach
Covers the purpose of CVs, their role in recruitment, personal brand management, researching employers, communication and presentation skills, formatting CVs, covering letters, and performing live presentations for interviewers. It also includes several template CVs for a variety of job markets and circumstances.
Get the job you want, even when no one's hiring: take charge of your career, find a job you love, and earn what you deserve
Sections cover the psychology of job hunting, practical career strategies for coping with recessions, and finding long-term job security.
The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. This resource is available to ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.
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8 ways to prepare for your next interview
How to prepare your mind and body for the stress of a job interview.
How to write the perfect CV
Tips for directors on how to write a successful CV. Includes the importance of keywords and formatting, outlining achievements rather than responsibilities and ensuring your CV complements your LinkedIn profile.
Things to think about before a job interview
Tips for job-seekers on how to best prepare for a job interview. Includes how to learn about a company, its culture and the industry it operates in.
10 hiring mistakes to avoid
The authors share their top ten examples of where hiring managers go awry when recruiting accounting and finance staff. These include limiting yourself to "active" candidates, forgetting to sell the job to the candidate and moving too slowly.
LinkedIn or LinkedOut? Your profile makes a difference in job search
For those stuck in the job market, social media can be the great differentiator. Use it effectively and it can give you a big boost. Ignore or misuse it and you'll be treading water in the job pool. LinkedIn is becoming a job-search must, but many users haven't learned how to maximize the social network to find prospective employers and increase the chances of getting a job interview.
Company and industry profiles
If you have an interview coming up, you'll want to prepare by researching the company and the industry in which they operate. The following resources can all be accessed online via the Library website.
Company profiles are available providing background information on major companies across the world. See Company research for information about our full range of
company information services.
Market research reports and Business & Industry Guides for a range of sectors provide useful background information. Sectoral and macroeconomic indicators are also available.
A wide range of trade journals, for the latest 'hot topics' and industry information, are available via the Library's online journals database.
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