Getting the Job You Really Want: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding a Great Job in Less Time (7th Edition)


The most widely used book on self-directed career skills search in high schools, career schools, community colleges, and employment and training programs.

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By Michael Farr

#929_wb This extremely popular workbook is now in its 7th edition. This edition provides a curriculum that contains the highly successful core material that are relied upon by thousands of schools, workforce development programs, and other job search groups across the nation.

This edition has been updated with the latest information on job search technology (including the Internet and smartphones) and workforce realities.
In addition to teaching students and adults how to find a job quickly, Getting the Job You Really Want helps them keep their jobs and advance their careers with up-to-date content on etiquette, ethics, personal finance, and more.

Using this workbook, readers learn proven techniques on all major job search topics. They gain results-oriented, step-by-step instructions for:

  • Identifying key skills
  • Determining ideal jobs
  • Exploring career alternatives
  • Finding unadvertised jobs
  • Preparing for the 7 phases of an interview
  • Creating outstanding resumes
  • And much more
New for this edition:
  • New material on using technology in the job search, finding leads and jobs through social networking sites, being flexible in a volatile work world, creating online and physical portfolios, and behaving ethically
  • Completely updated data and jobs from the newest edition of the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Scenarios aimed more precisely at 2-year postsecondary students and graduates
  • New interior design

Suitable for high school students and adults. 256 pages. 8½ x 11. Softcover. 2021. $37.50. SPECIALS: 10 copies for $340.95; 25 copies for $833.45; 50 copies for $1,624.00; 100 copies for $3,089.00; complete series of 10 DVD programs for $1,575.00; 25 copies of the workbook and the 10-part DVD program (see the link below) for $2,399.00. Online Instructor Resource Guide available (call 703-361-7300 for details on purchasing and accessing this third party product).

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