London Jobhunter's Guide

By Tim Gough & Shamus Fitzsimons
Financial Times / Prentice Hall
December 2002
ISBN: 0-273-65934-0
416 Pages, Illustrated
$42.50 paper original

With the London workforce standing at over 4 million people and many thousands of people looking for their ideal job, where should job-seekers turn to ensure that they select the right recruitment agency for their own individual needs?

The London Jobhunters Guide contains everything you need to know to get a job inLondon. It includes the most comprehensive listing of recruitment agencies in the capital, who they recruit for, what they want to see, plus where to get the skills you need and an indispensable advice section on CV writing, interview skills, career planning and much much more. This is the major reference for job hunters in London seeking assistance in finding their ideal job.

Section 1 The basics Approaches to jobhunting in London State of the job market 2002/2003 Recruitment agencies vs direct applications Jobhunting tips: - Brilliant CV - Brilliant Interview - Brilliant Interview Questions - Brilliant Psychometric Tests Negotiating on pay and conditions Skilling yourself for the job you want Dramatic career changes and career planning (Snap, Crackle and Brilliant Future) For new arrivals - a foreigners' guide to getting a job in London
Section 2 Recruitment Agency Directory Who they are, where they are, who they recruit for, what they want to see from you. Banking and finance IT Secretarial and Admin Media and Creative Engineering, Industrial and Scientific Medical and Healthcare Executive Section 3 Directory of other useful organizations Including: CV writers Image Consultants Careers advisors Training providers Professional bodies Goverment departments

Author Tim Gough graduated from Exeter University in 1998, and now works as a regulatory consultant for Deloitte and Touche.

Reviews "An extremely useful book." The Evening Standard

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