Job Hunters Sourcebook, 15th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1573022608
  • ISBN-13: 9781573022606
  • DDC: 331.12
  • Shipping Weight: 4.96 lbs ( 2.25 kgs)
  • 1136 Pages | Print | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2013
  • © 2015 | Published

About

Overview

Today's competitive job market has become increasingly complex, requiring new and resourceful approaches to landing a position. In response to this need, librarians are expected to develop extensive collections of career and job-hunting sources and information. Job Hunter's Sourcebook pulls together in one place all the research and resources needed for a successful job hunt.

Features and Benefits

  • Job Hunter's Sourcebook is organized into 33 easy-to-use categories of information sources, including Sources of Help-Wanted Ads, Placement and Job Referral Services, Employer Directories and Networking Lists, Handbooks and Manuals, Employment Agencies and Search Firms, Online Job Sources and Services, Tradeshows, and other sources such as internships, associations, and job hotlines.
  • Part One profiles 258 high-interest professional and vocational occupations, from accountant and aircraft mechanic to sports official and stockbroker.
  • Part Two serves as a clearinghouse in organizing the wide-ranging information available to today's job seeker.
  • It features such topics as resume resources, alternative ways to work, networking, and opportunities for a diverse workforce.
  • Access to entries is facilitated by a "List of Profiled Professions and Occupations" as well as an "Index to Information Sources."

What's New

  • Continuous updating on the content in Job Hunter's Sourcebook has resulted in thousands of changes to organization names, addresses, contact numbers, personal names, and information systems and services descriptions.

Table of Contents

Volume 1.
Preface.
Introduction.
User's Guide.
List of Profiled Professions and Occupations.
Sources of Job-Hunting Information by Professions and Occupations A-K.
Volume 2.
Preface.
Introduction.
User's Guide.
List of Profiled Professions and Occupations.
Sources of Job-Hunting Information by Professions and Occupations L-Z.
Volume 3.
Preface.
Introduction.
User's Guide.
List of Profiled Professions and Occupations.
Sources of Essential Job-Hunting Information.
Broad Sources of Job-Hunting Information.
Career Assessment Tools and Tests.
Career Transitions and Alternatives.
Electronic Job Search Information.
Environmental Opportunities.
Government Agencies.
Government Employment Opportunities.
Help-Wanted Ads.
Identifying Prospective Employers.
International Job Opportunities.
Interviewing Skills.
Legal Information.
Looking to Relocate.
Negotiating Compensation Packages.
Networking, Non-Profit Opportunities.
Opportunities for Disabled Workers.
Opportunities for Ex-Offenders.
Opportunities for Gay and Lesbian Workers.
Opportunities for Independent Contractors and Freelance Workers.
Opportunities for Liberal Arts Graduates.
Opportunities for Military Personnel and Veterans.
Opportunities for Minorities.
Opportunities for Older Workers.
Opportunities for Teenagers.
Opportunities for Temporary Workers.
Opportunities for Women.
Outplacement.
Self-Employment.
Using Recruiters and Employment Agencies.
Working at Home.
Working Part-Time.
Summer Employment and Internships.
Writing Resumes and Other Job-Search Correspondence.
Index to Information Sources.