How to make the best use of CVs
- Preparing for and excelling at on-campus interviews. Bardwell, Chris B. // Black Collegian;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p52
Suggests different strategies to consider in working with career planning officials in preparation for on-campus interviews. Understanding the purpose of on-campus interview; Preparation for the interview; Conquering fear and overcoming stress; Tips for success; Closing the interview; Evaluating...
- Choosing a company to work for. // Black Enterprise;May85, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p51
What you know about an industry and the firm you would like to work for can help you find the perfect job. Analyze the industry. Keep up with the business and financial pages of newspapers to gauge an industry's financial health. Identify the right company for you.
- Success secrets. McCormick, Mark // Las Vegas Business Press;07/21/97, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p11
Provides tips on applying for employment. Avoidance of haste in choosing a right job; Advantage of investing money and effort for the pursuit of jobs; Importance of getting facts about the company before an interview.
- Death of a standard form? // Occupational Outlook Quarterly;Winter94/95, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p36
Announces that the standard form (SF) 171 was officially retired on December 31, 1994 and the green and white federal employment applications is no longer authorized by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Several options of Federal jobseekers; .
- Job hunting: Will your references help? Trudeau, Stephanie E.; Lippman, Helen // RN;Nov92, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p65
Gives advice for prospective job-seekers on what job reference policies address. Privileges of prospective employers; Limits to reference-checking; Protocol for reference-listing.
- They ought to know better: The incidence and correlates of inappropriate application blank... Vodanovich, Stephen J.; Lowe, Rosemary H. // Public Personnel Management;Fall92, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p363
Studies the incidence of inappropriate inquiries in application blanks for organizations in the Southeast United States. Average number of inadvisable questions per form; Differences between private companies and public sector employers; Differences between big and small organizations.
- Wrench-wrestling vs. pencil pushing. Thomas, Andrew Peyton // American Enterprise;Sept/Oct96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p58
Speculates the honesty of most American manual labor proposal of the Clinton administration. Requirements for job applications; Sources of disfavor toward manual labor and vocational training.
- Are you well armed to screen applicants? Greengard, Samuel // Personnel Journal;Dec95, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p84
Presents information on the screening of job applicants. Comments from experts; Factors involved in screening; How companies can avoid certain lawsuits; Date needed to make intelligence choices; How to match tools to job. INSET: How to screen job candidates effectively..
- Employers find it more difficult to check references. // Personnel Journal;May93, Vol. 72 Issue 5, p20
Reports on a survey conducted by the New York City-based Robert Half International on the increasing difficulty for companies to check an applicant's references. Less information revealed by organizations; Results of the surveyed executives' responses.
- Getting ready to fill out application forms. Ciston, Ann // Career World;Mar1992, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p22
Provides advice on filling out an application form. Impact of a well-prepared application; Facts to fill in the forms; Illustration of Cameron Haney's experience. INSETS: How do employers use applications?.;Job-finding tips..