Higher Education

Job Search: Career Planning Guide, Book 2, 5th Edition

  • Robert D. Lock Jackson Community College
  • ISBN-10: 0534574211  |  ISBN-13: 9780534574215
  • 384 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2000, 1996, 1992
  • © 2005 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $99.75
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This comprehensive, practical and up-to-date book, the second in Lock's career planning series, guides readers through the necessary steps involved in planning a successful job search. Filled with the most current information on career-related topics such as occupational alternatives and training requirements, the Fifth Edition arms students with the tools they'll need for their search, including specific writing, speaking, and research skills and offers guidelines for building profitable job leads.

Table of Contents

1. Overview of the Job Search.
2. Sources of Job Leads.
3. Using Your Writing Skills to Get a Job: Résumés And Cover Letters.
4. Job Application Forms.
5. Using Your Research Skills to Get a Job: Geographical Areas.
6. Using Your Research Skills to Get a Job: Work Organizations.
7. Using Your Speaking Skills to Get a Job: Interviewing for Information.
8. Using Your Speaking Skills to Get a Job: Interviewing for Jobs.
9. Into the Working World.
10. The Bigger Picture of Work.
Summary and References.


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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual with Test Bank  (ISBN-10: 0534574289 | ISBN-13: 9780534574284)

The Instructor's Manual with Test Bank, which is available electronically via e-mail, includes learning objectives, class exercises and activities, and multiple-choice questions.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Robert D. Lock

M.S., Michigan State