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Job Search

The Academic Job Search Handbook

The Academic Job Search Handbook

Mary Morris Heiberger and Julia Miller Vick
Philadelphia, PA: University Of Pennsylvania Press 2001

This is a comprehensive resource which starts with information on the structure of academic careers, the hiring process, and planning your job search. It deals extensively with vitae including a discerning gem of advice to tailor your vita to each position for which you apply. There are also chapters on interviewing, accepting/rejecting job offers, and additional guidance for special situations such as dual career couples, foreign nationals, etc.

Todd Wehr Library Call #: LB 2331 H465a 2001 / ISBN: 0812217780

Getting to Yes

Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In

Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton
Boston: Houghton-Mifflin 1991

A straightforward strategy for negotiating personal and professional issues. Special attention should be paid to the concept of developing options which provide gain for both parties.

Todd Wehr Library Call #: BF 637 F535g 1991 / ISBN: 0140157352

The Job-Hunter's Survival Guide

The Job-Hunter’s Survival Guide: How to Find Hope and Rewarding Work, Even When “There Are No Jobs”

Richard N. Bolles (Author of What Color is Your Parachute)
Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press 2010

Just the bare-bones essentials of what you need to know for successful job-hunting, especially in a challenging economy.

Todd Wehr Library Call #: / ISBN-13:

Resumes that Knock 'em Dead

Resumes that Knock 'em Dead

Martin Yate
Avon, Massachusetts: Adams Media Corporation 1993

Everything you need to know to create an effective resume.

Todd Wehr Library Call #: HF 5383 Y31r 2003 / ISBN: 1580627943

Sweaty Palms: The Neglected Art of Being Interviewed

Sweaty Palms: The Neglected Art of Being Interviewed

H. Anthony Medley
Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press

In addition to standard advice on preparation (page 17), table manners (page 90), and appropriate dress (page 132), Appendix A contains three lists of commonly asked interview questions. Using these in mock interviews should help you prepare and reduce the likelihood that you'll be caught off-guard in an actual interview.

Todd Wehr Library Call #: HF 5549.5 M491s 2005 / ISBN: 0898154030

The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search

The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search

Orville Pierson
New York, NY: McGraw-Hill 2006

A systematic, step-by-step, project management approach to the job search process that has been developed and used by professional job search consultants. It includes comprehensive help in all phases of the search beginning with preparation and planning, getting moving, tracking progress and adjusting the plan, through interviewing and starting the new job.

Todd Wehr Library Call #: / ISBN-13: 9780071464048

 

 

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