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Preparing the Perfect Job Application

Preparing the Perfect Job Application

Application Forms and Letters Made Easy

Rebecca Corfield


Preparing the Perfect Job Application shows you how to fill in job application forms and write letters, revealing how to give yourself the best chance of landing an interview by showing yourself at your best.

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About the book

Application forms are designed to filter out unsuitable applicants and to ensure candidates for interview can be assessed objectively. How do you make sure that you pitch yourself properly and ensure your job application is more successful than those of others in the candidate pool? This book holds the answer.

Preparing the Perfect Job Application is written for today's candidate, seeking success in an ever-competitive and more unforgiving jobs market. The book brims with focused, pertinent and insightful advice designed to help you highlight your real talents and demonstrate how they would be useful to your prospective employer on your application form or letter.

Online supporting resources for this book include downloadable sample application forms.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: The process of applying for jobs;
    • Chapter - 02: Using the internet;
    • Chapter - 03: What are employers looking for?;
    • Chapter - 04: What to put in your application;
    • Chapter - 05: Presentation;
    • Chapter - 06: Guidelines and examples;
    • Chapter - 07: Letters of application;
    • Chapter - 08: How to get that job!


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Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749456535
  • Edition: 5
  • Published: 3rd October 2009
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 216x138
  • 176 pages

About the Author

Rebecca Corfield is an expert in career management, presentation skills and organizational development. A former President of the National Institute of Career Guidance in the UK, she advises individuals and companies on career issues and personal change and her interview advice for students regularly appears on Times Online. She is the author of the bestselling titles Preparing the Perfect CV, and Successful Interview Skills, both published by Kogan Page.

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