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Books by Patricia Scudamore

  • The Ultimate Job Hunting Book

    Patricia Scudamore

    Product Code: BPYBJ
    Paperback
    If you want to be the best, you have to have the right skillset. From crafting the perfect CV and finding the job of your dreams, to writing a great cover letter and winning at interview, THE ULTIMATE JOB HUNTING BOOK is a dynamic collection of tools, techniques, and strategies for success. Discover the main themes, key ideas and tools you need and bring it all together with practical exercises. This is your complete course in finding that perfect job. ABOUT THE SERIES ULTIMATE books are for managers, leaders, and business executives who want to succeed at work. From marketing and sales to management and finance, each title gives comprehensive coverage of the essential business skills you need to get ahead in your career. Written in straightforward English, each book is designed to help you quickly master the subject, with fun quizzes embedded so that you can check how you're doing.
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  • Career Change in a Week

    Patricia Scudamore

    Product Code: ASOBZ
    Paperback
    Today's business world is changing faster than ever, and this combined with longer working lives means that the ability to change careers successfully (whether through choice or forced) is crucial to anyone who wants to be successful over a number of decades. Sunday: Use research to test the strength of your ideas and identify your transferable skills Monday: Understand the financial implications of changing your job and find ways to supplement your income Tuesday: Overcome lack of skills and experience by gaining new qualifications and considering work experience Wednesday: Assess the opportunities available within your company and convince your employers of your aspirations Thursday: Create an effective CV for the outside job market and learn how to get noticed without experience Friday: Explore your options when career change is forced on you and use the temporary job market as your 'Trojan horse' Saturday: Reduce your hours and responsibilities in your current job or find a career which is less demanding
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  • Cover Letters in a Week

    Patricia Scudamore

    Product Code: ASMKL
    Paperback
    Sunday: Understand the importance of first impressions and the common mistakes people make Monday: Ensure your application is taken seriously with a cover letter that is concise, complements your CV and is targeted to the job you have applied for Tuesday: Discover how to style and structure your cover letter with advice on forms of address, etiquette, fonts, margins and the importance of 'white space' Wednesday: Design your cover letter to engage your audience and overcome the competition for advertised jobs Thursday: Design a speculative cover letter to approach the invisible job market Friday: Learn how to address cover letters to agencies and recruitment consultants Saturday: Learn from your applications, whether successful or not, and develop your writing style for the future
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