Choosing your career, changing your job, and getting selected by the organization that's right for you are amongst the important decisions of your life. This title covers presenting a cv, undergoing interviews, taking assessment tests, negotiating salaries and working with head hunters.
Choosing your career, changing your job, and getting selected by the organization that's right for you are amongst the most important decisions of your life. You need detailed practical advice - on career choice; on what organizations look for in the people they recruit; and on tips and techniques to get you through the stages of their selection process. These include presenting a cv, undergoing interviews, taking assessment tests, negotiating salaries and working with head hunters. All are covered in this book. Organizations are increasingly using sophisticated selection techniques, so this book is important if you are not to lose out to someone less talented but better prepared. Contents: 1. Why this book will enable you to do better at interview and selection; 2. What do you really want to do?; 3. Exercises to help you decide the career that's right for you; 4. How to find out what organisations look for; 5. Advertisements; 6. Cultural influences - are all organisations the same?; 7. Make the most of your resume; 8. Covering letters and applying to less well known organisation; 9. Online applications - how to apply effectively in the least time; 10. Interviews; 11.
Psychometric tests; 12. Dinner and other informal events; 13. Final stage selection and assessment centres; 14. Other selection methods; 15. Offers and feedback; 16. Alternatives to applying direct; 17. Staying motivated; 18. Head-hunters (executive search); Appendices; Acknowledgements; Index.
has been in charge of Selection and Head of Global Recruitment for a leading International Energy Company, and Director of International Resourcing for one of the largest and best international professional services firms. He has recruited partners into Corporate Finance, Accounting and Tax. His insights into what organizations look for in new and experienced recruits, how they screen the hundreds of resumes and CVs they receive, how they structure interviews and what you should expect at assessment centres will give you an invaluable edge over other candidates.