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  • Details about 150 best recession-proof jobs

    150 best recession-proof jobs

    the editors @ JIST and Laurence Shatkin.

    In a rocky economy, everyone wants a rock-solid career. This new book uncovers the 150 most secure jobs in good and bad times. A total of 75 lists rank the best recession-proof jobs by pay, growth, and openings, plus by education level, personality type, career cluster/interests, age, part-time work, and self-employment. Bonus lists reveal the most recession-proof metropolitan areas and states, the most recession-proof skills, and the jobs very sensitive to recession.…more

  • Details about How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job

    How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job

    Whiteman, Lily.

    Whiteman works as career columnist for Federal Times and also writes for the National Science Foundation and The Washington Post. Here she advises readers on ways to find federal job openings; offers writing tools for perfecting an application; and discusses techniques for interviewing, negotiating a salary, and responding to an agency's decision. The application section deals specifically with writing to sell one's qualifications, mastering online applications, crafting resumes and application ……more

  • Details about 100 fastest-growing careers : your complete guidebook to major jobs with the most growth and openings

    100 fastest-growing careers : your complete guidebook to major jobs with the most growth and openings

    Michael Farr.

    Explore 100 in-demand careers, assess which ones match your skills, and get the job you want quickly with this authoritative resource. In one time-saving volume, job seekers and students find everything they need to research fast-growing careers; learn about pay, outlook, education and, skills for the 100 jobs; match their personal skills to the jobs; and take seven steps to land a good job in less time.…more

  • Details about Expert resumes for people returning to work

    Expert resumes for people returning to work

    Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark.

    What should job seekers do when they have noticeable gaps in their employment histories? Pick up this guide, of course. Resumes are often used to screen out applicants, so this new book will be a welcome addition to any business/career section.…more