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Farr, J. Michael

Overview
Works: 293 works in 938 publications in 1 language and 100,701 library holdings
Genres: Classification  Handbooks and manuals  Job descriptions  Dictionaries  Periodicals  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HF5383, 331.702
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( )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 6,591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americas leading job search and career guidance expert presents his definitive guide to resumes, offering well researched and proven techniques; a friendly, easy-to-follow design; and rock-solid advice to create outstanding resumes and, more importantly, use them effectively. The very easy-to-use first section of the book shows how to create a basic resume in about an hour and an improved resume in about half a day. The new edition includes more than 90 sample resumes written by professional resume writers for all types of jobs and people. The book also provides excellent career counseling sec
Best jobs for the 21st century by J. Michael Farr( )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 5,924 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( )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 4,972 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 Inc JIST Works( )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 4,113 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
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 3,757 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
200 best jobs for college graduates by J. Michael Farr( )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 3,617 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
100 fastest-growing careers : your complete guidebook to major jobs with the most growth and openings by J. Michael Farr( )

21 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( )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for creating a résumé, discussing basics, such as what paper to use, length, and appearance; organization; cover letters; using the Internet; and other related topics; and provides worksheets and more than sixty examples
50 best jobs for your personality by J. Michael Farr( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 3,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides fifty job descriptions for each of six different personality types
The very quick job search by J. Michael Farr( )

17 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 3,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on innovative job-search strategies and techniques
Enhanced occupational outlook handbook by J. Michael Farr( )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,036 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)
America's top resumes for America's top jobs by J. Michael Farr( )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 2,485 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
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 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides quick tips to help you prepare for an interview, research the employer, make a lasting impression, and follow up
Getting the job you really want : a step-by-step guide to finding a good job in less time by J. Michael Farr( )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,337 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
250 best-paying jobs by J. Michael Farr( )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 2,240 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
175 best jobs not behind a desk by J. Michael Farr( )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,079 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
Overnight career choice : discover your ideal job in just a few hours by J. Michael Farr( )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,075 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
Seven steps to getting a job fast by J. Michael Farr( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies how to find a job quickly with lots of detail. Job seeking requires action, and the most effective action is to go out and make contacts with the people who are most likely to need someone with your skills. The best way to do that is to make a job out of getting a job. This may sound simple, but doing it well requires some preparation
225 best jobs for baby boomers by J. Michael Farr( )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In just two easy steps, baby boomers can quickly find their ideal career. This book helps them browse more than 75 "best job" lists to find jobs that interest them and then learn more about these positions in information-packed job descriptions
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( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers job descriptions and career planning information for people who choose not to pursue a college degree
 
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175 best jobs not behind a desk
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Best jobs for the 21st century300 best jobs without a four-year degreeThe O*NET dictionary of occupational titles15-minute cover letter : write an effective cover letter right now200 best jobs for college graduates100 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 (294)