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FEATURED EXECUTIVE JOB BOOK:
Rites of Passage at $100,000 to $1 Million+: Your Insider’s Lifetime Guide to Executive Job-Changing and Faster Career Progress in the 21st Century, by John Lucht (Viceroy Press). This book is a guide to the ins and outs of a complete job search that ends in the job-seeker finding a new six-figure salaried job.
TOP EXECUTIVE JOB-SEARCH BOOKS
Best Resumes for $75,000 + Executive Jobs, by William E. Montag (Wiley).
CareerJournal.com Resume Guide for $100,000 Plus Executive Jobs, by William E. Montag (Wiley).
Top Notch Executive Interviews: How to Strategically Deal With Recruiters, Search Firms, Boards of Directors, Panels, Presentations, Pre-Interviews, and Other High-Stress Situations, by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. (Career Press).
Top Notch Executive Resumes: Creating Flawless Resumes for Managers, Executives, and CEOs, by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. (Career Press).
OTHER EXECUTIVE JOB-SEARCH BOOKS
Asher’s Bible of Executive Resumes and How to Write Them, by Donald Asher (Ten Speed).
Be Hunted! 12 Secrets to Getting on the Headhunter’s Radar Screen, by Smooch S. Reynolds (Wiley).
Best Resumes for $100,000 + Jobs, by Wendy S. Enelow (Impact).
The Executive Career Guide for MBA’s : Inside Advice on Getting to the Top from Today’s Business Leaders, by Richard H. Beatty and Nicholas C. Burkholder (Wiley).
Executive Job-Changing Workbook, by John Lucht (Owlet).
Headhunters Revealed! Career Secrets for Choosing and Using Professional Recruiters, by Darrell W. Gurney (Hunter Arts).
How to Become CEO: The Rules for Rising to the Top of Any Organization, by Jeffrey J. Fox (Hyperion).
The Secrets of Executive Search: Professional Strategies for Managing Your Personal Job Search, by Robert M. Melancon (Wiley).
Top Secret Executive Resumes: What it Takes to Create the Perfect Resume for the Best Top-Level Positions, by Steven A. Provenzano (Career Press).
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