Check prices on : The Resume.Com Guide to Writing Unbeatable Resumes, Warren Simons and Rose Curtis.
Perhaps the most powerful resume-writing book on the market, Resume.com's guide teaches you how to modernize your resume. In fact, the author's argue, make a resume these days is more like writing a blog postion. You've got to optimize your work history for the keywords that headhunters and HR departments are actually using. Included when you purchase the book: A free consultation with a Resume.com specialist
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A Whole New Mind, by Daniel Pink
Check prices on : A Whole New Mind, by Daniel Pink.
In our new "Age of Abundance", author Daniel Pink argues that the skills that made businessmen and women successful in past 100 years won't necessarily work in the next 100. We're now, in his mind, in the age of Abundance, Asia, and Automation. It's a brave new world where more creative, right-brain thinking will dominant the left brainers, as we move from the Information Age to the Conceptual Age. No longer does society rely on lawyer-ly minds that can retain large amounts of information and retain it at will; now we need people whose skills can't be matched by a computer, a robot, or an assembly line in Asia. We need people who can think in radically new and transcendant ways.
Acing the Interview, by Tony Beshara
Check prices on : Acing the Interview, by Tony Beshara.
Drawing on several decades of interviews – Tony Beshara met with some 24,000 candidates during his career – the author focus on the days before your interview, more than on the interview itself. It's in the research and planning, he argues, that you really clinch the interview. If you're not prepared, after all, for some left field questions, you're probably going to stumble. One cannot do well in an interview, he argues, if you don't know yourself and your motivations for wanting the job.
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich, by Timothy Ferriss