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Farr, J. Michael

Overview
Works: 276 works in 841 publications in 1 language and 103,587 library holdings
Genres: Classification  Handbooks and manuals  Dictionaries  Periodicals 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by J. Michael Farr
The quick resume & cover letter book : write and use an effective resume in only one day by J. Michael Farr( )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 6,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Informative guidebook for creating your own resume and cover letter
Best jobs for the 21st century by J. Michael Farr( )

30 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 6,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Product Description: This book features the 500 jobs with the best pay, fastest growth, and most opening and presents more than 70 "best jobs" lists. In just two steps this helps readers quickly and easily focus their career options (step 1: the lists) and learn more about jobs of interest (step 2: the job descriptions)
300 best jobs without a four-year degree by J. Michael Farr( )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 5,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explore and compare '300 Best Job Options'. Good jobs exist for people without a four-year degree, and this book helps you identify the best options. It ranks the best jobs by level of training and education, including on-the-job training (short-term, moderate-term, and long-term); work experience in a related job; postsecondary vocational training; associate degree; apprenticeship; and military training"--Back cover
The O*NET dictionary of occupational titles by J. Michael Farr( )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 4,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers over one thousand job descriptions, including information on education requirements, salary, working conditions, earnings and growth projections, and includes other ways to cross-reference jobs
200 best jobs for college graduates by J. Michael Farr( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 3,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You invested time in college, so make it pay off. Identify the best jobs that may be right for you, with good earnings and growth potential
15-minute cover letter : write an effective cover letter right now by J. Michael Farr( )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 3,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mike Farr and Louise Kursmark present proven methods to find better jobs in less time. They give you the essentials for building effective cover letters - without getting bogged down in the details."--Back cover
100 fastest-growing careers : your complete guidebook to major jobs with the most growth and openings by J. Michael Farr( )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 3,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides descriptions of the fastest-growing careers with details on working conditions, earnings, training, projected growth, and related jobs, and advice on career planning and job search techniques
Same-day resume : write an effective resume in an hour by J. Michael Farr( )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features worksheets to organize work history, step-by-step instructions to write a resume, and over sixty examples
50 best jobs for your personality by J. Michael Farr( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 3,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides fifty job descriptions for each of six different personality types
Enhanced occupational outlook handbook by J. Michael Farr( )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the only reference book that combines the three most valuable and authoritative sources of occupational information: the 2004-2005 OOH job descriptions, plus related job descriptions from the O*NET and the dictionary of occupational titles (DOT)
The very quick job search by J. Michael Farr( )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 3,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on innovative job-search strategies and techniques
Next-day job interview : prepare tonight and get the job tomorrow by J. Michael Farr( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 2,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides quick tips to help you prepare for an interview, research the employer, make a lasting impression, and follow up
America's top resumes for America's top jobs by J. Michael Farr( )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 2,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a guide to writing a variety of resumes and cover letters for over two hundred professional jobs, with over three hundred resume examples
250 best-paying jobs by J. Michael Farr( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents descriptions of the 250 best-paying jobs in the United States, providing details on number of openings, earnings potential, responsibilities, skills, and education and training programs
Getting the job you really want : a step-by-step guide to finding a good job in less time by J. Michael Farr( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is one basic difference between this book and the many others on similar topics: This one works! For over 20 years, the author has refined techniques presented here, and they have helped over a million people find better jobs in less time. These techniques increase results in job search programs -- even in areas of high unemployment -- for career changers, students, unemployed professionals, and anyone planning a career or looking for a job. In a project demonstrating the techniques in this book, 96 percent of the participants got jobs in an average of 21 days. Remarkable, this occurred in the city with the highest unemployment rate at the time -- over 25 percent. This completely revised book provides practical and easy-to-use advice in a lively, interactive, and interesting format. Whether you have a clear job objective or not, Getting the Job You Really Want will help
Overnight career choice : discover your ideal job in just a few hours by J. Michael Farr( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eager to find a career you'll love? Don't fret and sweat. Overnight Career Choice comes to the rescue. Discover your best career fit quickly and enjoy career success and satisfaction for years to come. Mike Farr covers the nine essential factors for defining your ideal career quickly so you won't spend months or years on the wrong career path. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
America's top jobs for people without a four-year degree : detailed information on 190 good jobs in all major fields and industries by J. Michael Farr( )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers job descriptions and career planning information for people who choose not to pursue a college degree
Seven steps to getting a job fast by J. Michael Farr( )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies how to find a job quickly with lots of detail
175 best jobs not behind a desk by J. Michael Farr( )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 70 "best jobs" lists include useful information organized by activity level, amount of time outdoors, earnings, education, growth through 2014, openings, interests, self-employment, part-time work, gender, age and personality type
America's fastest growing jobs : detailed information on the 141 fastest growing jobs in our economy by J. Michael Farr( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides descriptions of the fastest-growing jobs with details on working conditions, earnings, training, projected growth, and related jobs, and advice on career planning and job search techniques
 
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Best jobs for the 21st century
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Best jobs for the 21st century300 best jobs without a four-year degreeThe O*NET dictionary of occupational titles200 best jobs for college graduates15-minute cover letter : write an effective cover letter right now100 fastest-growing careers : your complete guidebook to major jobs with the most growth and openingsSame-day resume : write an effective resume in an hour50 best jobs for your personality
Alternative Names
Farr, J. Michael

Farr, James Michael

Farr, M.

Farr, Michael

Farr, Michael 1946-

Languages
English (264)