Jumpstarting Your Job Search

All titles are located in the Business Corner under “JOBS.”

To check the Online Public Access Catalog for the current availability of these books, please click here. Once you have gotten into the catalog, limit your search to the East Meadow location.

Asher, Donald. From College to Career. Provides entry-level resumes for any major, from accounting to zoology.

Job Searching Online for Dummies by Pam Dixon

Dixon, Pam. Job Searching Online for Dummies. Covers job websites, on-line resumes, and e-mail networking. Includes CD-ROM.

Erickson, Jean. The Age Advantage: Making the Most of your Mid-life Transition. Helps guide the job seeker through a desired or forced career change.

Farr, J. Michael. America’s Fastest Growing Jobs. Provides detailed information on the top 140 jobs with the highest pay and best growth potential.

Firing Back by Jodie-Beth Galos

Galos, Jodie-Beth. Firing Back: Power Strategies for Cutting the Best Deal When You’re About to Lose Your Job. How to negotiate the best severance package and plan for the future.

Kirkwood, Christopher. Your Services are no Longer Required. Offers hope and comfort to the downsized on the road to re-employment.

Orndoff, Robert. Unofficial Guide to Finding the Perfect Job. Gives the inside scoop on job-hunting that official sources won’t reveal.

Rosenberg, Arthur. Career Busters; 22 Things People do to Mess up their Careers and how to avoid them. Shows how to anticipate and overcome potential obstacles in the way to career happiness.

If I Don't Do it Now by Pamela Robinson

Robinson, Pamela If I Don’t Do it Now: Career Makeovers for the Working Woman. Woman to woman advice on how to use the skills you have to get the job you want.

Power Resumes by Ron Tepper

Tepper, Ron. Power Resumes. Transforms basic resumes to powerful sales tools.

Tieger, Paul. Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for you through Personality Type. Provides exercises to discover your personality type and suggests jobs that guarantee personal fulfillment.

Walton, Kimm. Guerilla Tactics for getting the Legal Job of your Dreams. Best strategies from the most innovative law school career advisors.

Yate, Martin. Knock ’em Dead 2002. Updated edition of the classic guide to job interviewing.

Knock 'em Dead 2002 by Martin Yate

Compiled by Donna Ballard, Librarian, Reader Services Department.

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