Pitch yourself: the most effective CV you'll ever write; the best interview you'll ever give; secure the job you really wantAuthor: Faust, Bill ; Faust, MichaelPublisher: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 157 p. : Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0273707302Type of document: Book
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ZA15 .F38 2006
Pitch yourself Contents Thank you from Michael and Bill vii Introduction ix Chapter 1 The death of the traditional CV I Think and act differently 2 0 The most important question 3 0 Answer the most important question a l l the time 4 0 Make your next employer buy you 4 0 They're buying future performance 6 Your traditional CV is dead 9 0 Basic mistakes are made 9 0 Snapshot of the past 10 0 Screens you out 11 0 Doesn't talk their language 12 0 Needs deciphering 1 3 0 Looks identical 13 0 No longer relevant 15 Future performance not past performance 16 Chapter 2 The Elevator Pitch The Personal Promise 22 0 21 Six floors of separation 22 e Are you ready f o r y o u r conversation? 24 Defining the building blocks of your Elevator Pitch 29 a Personal Promise 29 a Transferable Assets a n d Career D N A B a n k 32 e Career a n d Education Biography 38 a Turning fact into evidence 39 Chapter 3 Create the building blocks 43 How to create the building blocks of your Elevator Pitch 44 e Your Transferable Assets a n d Career D N A B a n k 44 e Your P e r s o n a l P r o m i s e 68 a Career a n d Education Biography 74 e W h a t else do you need t o k n o w ? 76 e Critique your building blocks 81 Chapter 4 Targeting your Elevator Pitch How to assemble your Elevator Pitch 86 e Fitting i t together 86 a Research 91 How to target and tailor your Elevator Pitch 93 a Elevator Pitch 93 a Cover Letter 94 e Application f o r m 95 e Interviews 96 a Assessment centres 99 e References 100 85 Chapter 5 Top-floor Elevator Pitches Chapter 6 The beginning 155 103
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