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How to Get a Job and Keep It (Second Edition)

An Essential Guide to Landing Your Ideal Job and Making the Most of It

Nationally recognized career expert Susan Morem provides job seekers and recent graduates with step-by-step guidance on everything they need to know to excel in the workplace. This volume collects key inside advice on navigating job searches, landing the ideal job, managing life and a career, and achieving your career goals that readers won't get in a classroom, from parents or friends, or from a guidance counselor. Helping readers understand the realities of the working world, How to Get a Job and Keep It, Second Edition gives them a powerful advantage over the competition and helps new workers make a successful transition to the professional workplace.

Coverage includes:

  • interview dos and don’ts
  • body language
  • preparation and follow-up
  • informational interviews
  • how to make a good impression
  • how to succeed
  • avoiding pitfalls
  • workplace communication
  • dealing with reviews, raises, and promotions
  • getting along with coworkers and bosses
  • knowing when to leave a job

What they say

"Every home should have a copy of this book...everyone can benefit from it...full of valuable information."

Clare Foley, Team Leader, Graduate Business Career Center, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.

"...A savvy one-stop-resource for anyone looking for a job... Susan can save first-time job hunters hours of work and wasted anxiety by showing how to do things right the first time."

Dan Miller, Business Editor, Chicago Sun-Times


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