Overview

100% JOB SEARCH SUCCESS, a text in the 100% Success Series, is intended to help students take an organized approach to the process of looking for a job, and alerts them to the latest tools and developments in the job-search process. The third edition of 100% JOB SEARCH SUCCESS provides practical information on networking, including electronic networking via LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, as well as traditional networking methods such as career fairs and professional organizations. Three chapters on interviewing cover preparation for the interview, with suggested questions and possible responses, handling the interview itself in a professional manner, and following up appropriately. A new capstone chapter, Professionalism in the Workplace, discusses issues that affect adult learners, and how to demonstrate professionalism on the job.

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What's New

  • A NEW chapter-opening feature, “100% Success Story,” provides an example of someone who achieved success using one of the techniques discussed in the chapter.
  • NEW organization highlights networking and resume-writing, and provides a new three-chapter section on the interview process.
  • NEW coverage in Chapter 4, Networking, and Self-Promotion, of electronic tools such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
  • NEW content on “personal branding” and strategies for creating a personal brand.
  • NEW capstone Chapter 9, Professionalism in the Workplace, covers issues affecting adult learners, as well as how to demonstrate professionalism on the job.
  • EXPANDED coverage of the interview process, with three chapters (Chapters 6-8) that include dressing for the interview, different interview situations such as phone or mealtime interviews, sample interview questions and how to handle them, and how to follow up after the interview.
  • COVERAGE of considerations for the adult learner, who may be entering or re-entering the workforce, in Chapter 9.

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