Sunday, April 17, 2011

Knock 'em Dead 2011: The Ultimate Job Search Guide By Yate Martin

Knock 'em Dead 2011: The Ultimate Job Search Guide

Knock 'em Dead 2011: The Ultimate Job Search Guide
By Yate Martin

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Product Description

As America starts down the long road of recovery from the worst recession in more than a generation, millions are searching for new jobs. With unemployment peaking at more than 10 percent in 2010, strong job-search strategies aren't an option--they're a necessity.

This twenty-fifth edition of Martin Yate's guide contains:

  • Strategies for the long-term unemployed about how to best focus on their skills and strengths to win a job
  • Completely revised "Where the Jobs Are" section, with new advice for where to find the best employment opportunities in 2011
  • A new introductory chapter that focuses on long-term career management

Today more applicants struggle for fewer jobs. Yate shows you how to get an edge, whether you're a recent college graduate, unemployed, or contemplating a career change. And once you get a foot in the door, this book shows you how to ace the interview and clinch an attractive, exciting job offer.

Product Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #6024 in Books
  • Published on: 2010-09-18
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: .83" h x 8.02" w x 9.14" l, 1.52 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 384 pages


  • ISBN13: 9781440505867
  • Condition: New
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About the Author
Martin Yate, CPC is an internationally bestselling author with an unsurpassed body of work focused on lifetime career management. His previous positions include National Director of Training for Dunhill Personnel System, Inc., and Director of Personnel for Bell Industries Computer Memory Division. He is also the author of Knock 'em Dead Cover Letters and Knock 'em Dead Resumes and many other books.

Customer Reviews

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
5This book is filled with interviewing and job-seeking wisdom!
By Theresa Watts
I first purchased "Knock Em Dead" in 1995 after graduating from college. I used it faithfully and landed nearly every job that I interviewed for as a result. I found myself in the job market again this year, so I updated to the 2011 version and found it to be just as helpful. I interviewed for a job recently and am still in the running. I've also used some of the networking techniques described, which has also been fortuitous. This book is money well spent.

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful.
5getting prepared
By mummareen
We bought this book for our daughter on recommendation from our son. He's using it in his senior year as one of his texts. Great for resume revamping, interviewing and generally having an edge. As an employer, my husband has read it and used it in his business dealings also.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
4Build you Resume - Rock an interview
By K. Wanta
Knock 'Em Dead by Martin Yate is the Ultimate Job Search Guide and has recently been updated for 2011. Whether you are unemployed or looking to switch jobs (either now or in the future) this book is a great guide and full of great tips to help you get not only your resume, but also your mind, in shape.

The first part of the book goes over how to make your resume be competitive. At the end of each chapter there are activities for the reader to do to help figure out what items need to be added to the resume as well as how to phrase them.

Once you have your resume and cover letters set, the next part is all about the next step in the job hunt - the Interviews! There are examples of questions that might pop up in interviews and how you should best answer them to promote yourself in a way that will keep the company interested. There are tips on how to ace a phone interview, in person interview, and even a meal time interview. There are details on what you should wear, what your body language should portray and what you should ask.

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