1. Just Laid Off
2. I Quit! Leaving a Dissatisfying Job
4. Fired From Last or Previous Job
5. Re-entering the Workforce
6. Changing Careers at Mid-Life
7. Just Graduated From...
8. The Experienced Worker
9. The Post-Military Job Seeker
11. People with Disabilities
12. Job Search Issues for Women and Minorities
14. Managing Unemployment
15. Handling the Stress of the Job-Search
16. The Role That the Family Can Play
17. What Employers Expect from Employees
18. How Occupations Are Categorized
19. Training Opportunities
Finding the Jobs
20. Using Your Local One-Stop Career Center
21. Where Are the Jobs?
23. Government Jobs
24. Temporary Employment: A Viable Option
25. Using Private Employment Agencies
26. Entrepreneurship as an Alternative
27. Using the Internet In Your Job-Search
28. Newspaper Want Ads
29. Job Fairs
30. Help Wanted Response Form
31. How to Make Cold Calls
32. Cold Call Telephone Log
33. Choosing a Career
34. Identifying Your Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
35. SCANS Competencies
36. Interests and Personal Values and Traits
37. Ideal Job Worksheet
38. Identifying Salary Needs
39. Selecting a Career Counselor
40. The Job Application
41. Sample Employment Application
42. Sample Completed Employment Application
43. Résumé Writing Made Simple
44. Writing Chronological and Skills Résumés
45. Sample Chronological Résumés
46. Sample Skills/Functional Résumés
47. Internet Résumé
48. List of Action Words
49. Cover Letters
50. Sample Cover Letters
51. Applying for a Job Online
52. Overcoming Chal
lenges to Employment
53. Dealing with Negative Information
54. How to Assess Local Labor Market Information
55. Interviewing for Information
56. Researching the Job and the Employer
57. Employee Benefits
58. Daily Job Search Planner
59. Interview from the Interviewer’s Point of View
60. Different Kinds of Interviews
61. Dynamics of an Interview
62. Preparing for the Interview
63. Telephone Interviews
64. Common Interview Questions
65. First Impressions
66. Pre-Interview Checklist
67. Post-Interview Worksheet
68. Thank You Notes and Follow-Up
69. Negotiating Salar
70. Pre-Employment Tests
71. The Job Offer
72. Starting a New Job
73. How to Read Your Paycheck
74. Keeping Your Job
75. Setting Goals at Work
76. Communicating at Work
77. Time Management at Work
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