Resumes Don't Get Jobs: The Realities and Myths of Job Hunting
Robert WeinsteinISBN: 0070691444;
Here, at last, is straight talk on the realities of job-hunting in the fiercely competitive 1990s. Carreer expert Bob Weinstein's Resumes Don't Get Jobs explodes 16 of the most commonly held myths, platitudes, fantasies, and fallacies about the job search-and replaces them with sound tips and strategies that get results in the real world. Whether they're just starting out, picking up the post-layoff pieces, or looking for a more rewarding and stable line of work, readers will find Weinstein's candid approach to job-hunting refreshing, often humorous, and always right on target. Among the myths he debunks for readers are that: The best jobs are always in the "hidden" job market; High-growth fields are the place to look for substantial compensation and long-term job security; Aggressive networking is the key to a successful job search; The candidate with the highest qualifications always gets the job; Employers hold all the negotiating cards; One should never mention salary requirements...
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