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This list is a selection of some of the test prep, job search, and career books available at the Arkansas State Library. To see what else is available, you can use our Ask a Librarian form or do a search in our online catalog. Within the catalog, there are also pre-designed searches under the Find it Fast link that include resources about employment, education, and business. To view the catalog listing for each book, click on the catalog number after the title.

Test and Exam Prep books |  Resume writingInterviewing & job search strategiesCareer Books

Test and Exam Prep books

Peterson's Master the GED 2013 Peterson's Publishing LB3060.33 .G45 G44 2012

Cracking the GRE Pierce, Douglas LB2367.4 .P54 2013

The Praxis series official guide : PPST, PLT subject assessments Educational Testing Service LB3051 .P72 2010

Praxis Tenth Edition Kaplan Publishing LB1762 .P72 2010

GRE Graduate Record Exam premier Kaplan, Inc. LB2367.4 .G74 2011

The book of U.S. postal exams and post office jobs : how to be a top scorer on 473/473-C/460 tests and other postal exams to get a post office job Bautista, Veltisezar B. HE6499 .B38 2008

Resume writing guides -- print

Book of U.S. Government Jobs: where they are, what's available, and how to complete a Federal resume, 11th ed.Damp, Dennis JK716 .D36 2011

Beyond the resume : a comprehensive guide to making the right impression through e-mail, cover letters, resumes, and pre-interviews / by Peter Gray and John Carroll. HF5382.7 .G725 2006                   
 
The complete idiot's guide to the perfect resume / Susan Ireland.  HF5383 .I72 2010
   
How to say it on your résumé: a top recruiting director's guide to writing the perfect résumé for every job by Brad KarshHF5383 .K378 2009

Resumes for the 50+ job hunter / the editors of McGraw-Hill.  HF5383 .R453 2008
          
Writing and formatting a scannable resume [electronic resource] United States. Office of Disability Employment Policy. L41.2:2004018495 

Resume writing guides -- eBooks     

[To access e-books at ASL, click on the URL link in the catalog entry for that book]

Gallery of best resumes for people without a four-year degree [electronic resource] : a collection of quality resumes by professional resume writers  3rd ed. Noble, David F. HF5383 .N622 2005 EB

Step-by-step resumes [electronic resource] : build an outstanding resume in 10 easy steps Salvador, Evelyn U. HF5383 .S25 2006 EB

Interviewing & job search strategies -- print

The Complete Idiot's Guide to LinkedIn, Gunelius, Susan HD69 .S8 G86 2012 

Knock 'em dead : the ultimate job search guide, 2011 Yate, Martin John. HF5549.5 .I6 Y37 2010 

Internet your way to a new job : how to really find a job online Doyle, Alison. HF5382.7 .D692 2009

How to find a job on Linkedln, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and other social networks Schepp, Brad. HF5382.7 .S34 2010

The complete idiot's guide to the perfect job interview Dorio, Marc A. HF5382.7 .D62 2009

The job-hunter's survival guide : how to find hope and rewarding work even when "there are no jobs" / Richard N. Bolles. HF5382.7 .B628 2010

Interviewing & job search strategies -- eBooks  

[To access e-books at ASL, click on the URL link in the catalog entry for that book]

Be prepared! [electronic resource] : getting ready for job interviews Amos, Julie-Ann. HF5549.5 .I6 A46 2007 EB

15-minute cover letter [electronic resource] : write an effective cover letter right now Farr, J. Michael. HF5383 .F315 2005 EB

Job search and career checklists [electronic resource : 101 proven time-saving checklists to organize and plan your career search Hirsch, Arlene S. HF5381 .H517 2005 EB

Over-40 job search guide [electronic resource]: 10 strategies for making your age an advantage in your career Geary, Gail HF5382.7 .G43 2005 EB

The ultimate job search [electronic resource] : intelligent strategies to get the right job fast Beatty, Richard H. HF5382.7 .B446 2006 EB

Career books -- print

The Big Book of Jobs U.S. Department of Labor, McGraw-Hill HF5382.5 .U5 B54 2011

200 best jobs for renewing America Shatkin, Laurence  HF5382.5 .U5 S4635 2010

150 Best Recession-proof Jobs Shatkin, Laurence HF5382.5 .U5 A594 2009

The Top 100: the fastest growing careers for the 21st century Ferguson Publishing HF5382 .T59 2009

Top 100 computer and technical careers : your complete guidebook to major jobs in many fields at all training levels Farr, J. Michael QA76.25 .F37 2009 (Earlier edition also available as e-book)

Top 100 careers without a four-year degree : your complete guidebook to major jobs in many fields Farr, J. MichaelHF5382.5 .U5 F375 2009 (Earlier edition also available as e-book)

Career books -- eBooks

[To access e-books at ASL, click on the URL link in the catalog entry for that book]

Occupational outlook handbook (Online) United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics L 2.3/4:[ONLINE]http://www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm

Enhanced occupational outlook handbook [electronic resource] Farr, J. Michael HF5382 .F368 2007 EB

175 best jobs not behind a desk [electronic resource] Farr, J. Michael HF5382.5 .U5 F364 2007 EB

updated 6/14/2012

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