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How to Get a Job and Keep It, Second Edition
  • Authored by: Susan Morem
  • Trim Size: 6 X 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816067759
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-6775-6
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 03/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 650.14
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 224


This edition of the popular step-by-step career guide by nationally recognized career expert Susan Morem tells job seekers and recent graduates everything they need to know to excel in the workplace. Gathered here is all the key inside advice—on navigating the job search process, landing the ideal job, handling life on the job, and getting the most out of a career—that readers won't get in a classroom, from parents or friends, or from a guidance counselor. This edition has been expanded with six new chapters and a listing of useful resources. Helping readers understand the realities of the working world, How to Get a Job and Keep It, Second Edition gives them a valuable edge over the competition and helps new workers make a successful transition to the professional workplace.

Coverage includes:

  • Common myths and truths of success
  • Ways to prepare for the job of finding a job
  • Making the most of internships and informational interviews
  • Dos and don'ts of interviewing
  • How to make a good impression in person and on the phone
  • Avoiding potential pitfalls
  • Preparing for reviews, raises, and promotions
  • Getting along, and enhancing relationships, with coworkers and bosses
  • Knowing when to leave a job and doing it gracefully.


Index. Further resources.

About the Author(s)

Susan Morem is a nationally recognized career expert. She has been a guest on numerous radio and television shows and has had articles published in major newspapers and magazines. Her most recent books are 101 Tips for Graduates and How to Gain the Professional Edge, Second Edition, both for Ferguson Publishing. She lives in Minnesota.

Reviews and Awards

"An update of a valuable guide...Morem covers all the basics succinctly and clearly, with enough detail to engage readers...A worthy addition to most collections."
School Library Journal

"Excellent ideas...Organized in a very detailed format...the text is very informative and well organized...helpful..."

Richmond Public Schools, Library Media Services

"Teens just getting started in the job-seeking process will find Morem’s advice useful..."
SLJ Curriculum Connections

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