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Getting the Job You Really Want, Sixth Edition

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Resource #: PD434
Type: BOOK
Price: $30.95

Program Contents:  232-page softcover book

Captioning: N/A

Copyright Date: 2011


This complete curriculum provides the core material that thousands of schools, colleges, and workforce development programs have used successfully for many years—plus new and enhanced content!

Using this workbook, readers learn proven techniques on all major job search topics. They gain results-oriented, step-by-step instructions to:

  • Identify key skills.
  • Determine ideal jobs.
  • Explore career alternatives.
  • Find unadvertised jobs.
  • Prepare for the seven phases of an interview.
  • Create outstanding resumes.

In addition to showing students and adults how to find a job fast, Getting the Job You Really Want helps them keep their jobs and advance their careers with up-to-date content on etiquette, ethics, personal finance, and more.

New content includes guidance on using technology in the job search, finding leads and jobs through social networking sites, being flexible in a volatile work world, and creating online and physical portfolios. A fresh interior design showcases the book's narrative, activities, worksheets, case scenarios, and more.


“Since we switched to the Getting the Job You Really Want curriculum from JIST Publishing less than a year ago, our students' job-placement rate has more than doubled!" 
—George Gomoll, Taylor Business Institute 

"Getting the Job You Really Want is a very useful and effective tool, with great examples of resumes and cover letters, and organizational tools like the JIST Card." 
—Janie Steward, Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center, Chillicothe, Ohio 

"I have used Getting the Job You Really Want to teach students in my Professional Development classes for the last four years because it is an excellent step-by-step guide!" 

—Debbie Lynn Fleming, Ouachita Parish Alternative Center, West Monroe, Louisiana