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Confessions of a Recruiting Director: The…

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by Brad Karsh

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There’s no way around it: finding a job can be difficult and stressful. In this book, experienced job recruiter Brad Karsh explains what he looked for in applicants, and how you can make yourself an attractive candidate and avoid common mistakes. What do recruiters and interviewers really want to see and hear? What are they really looking for as they go through résumés from hundreds of applicants? Karsh can tell you, because as vice president and director of talent acquisition at advertising agency Leo Barnett, he was that recruiter and interviewer.
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A college grad has specific questions when trying to land the first job after school. How are just a few candidates chosen from a stack of hundreds of resumes? What exactly do recruiters want to hear in an interview? What are the common job-hunting mistakes students make time and time again? Confessions of a Recruiting Director gives the inside scoop on the entire hiring process- from a top recruiting director who's seen and heard it all-and delivers a specific, step-by-step approach to beating the odds.

Step 1: Resumes-how to pass the 15 Second Test
Step 2: Networking-how to use connections to get a job
Step 3: Cover Letters-why nine out of ten never get read
Step 4: Ace the Interview- the shocking truth about what recruiters want
Step 5: Thank-You Notes- making a lasting impression
Step 6: Follow Up-the fine line between persistence and stalking
Plus: Real-life before-and-after resumes, cover letters, thank-you notes and the answers to ten necessary interview questions.

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