Bestselling careers books from James Innes

James Innes, Founder of The CV Centre, is a bestselling careers author. He is quoted on Amazon as one of the world's leading careers experts

The CV Book

The CV Book Your CV has less than 30 seconds to win you an interview.

With hundreds of CVs sent through for any one job vacancy, your CV has to work hard to stand out. You need to know what the recruiter wants to see and how to say it, fast; it’s like speed dating but harder – you have to make a piece of paper look good!

Your CV needs to be exceptional, and , who runs The CV Centre, the UK's most popular CV consultancy, is just the person to help you.

The CV Book is the result of his years of research and experience in the recruitment sector, specifically on CV writing. It reveals the methods behind the most successful CVs and includes 'insider' tips and tricks to make sure your CV never fails to impress.

You’ll find out:

  • Exactly what you need to say and how to say it
  • How to build a CV, step-by-step
  • The 15 most common mistakes – and how to avoid them
  • Five easy ways to make your CV really shine

And much more…

As well as this, The CV Book has full online support – CV templates, CV tools, reader offers – all available through The CV Centre online.

No matter what your age, background, job or level of experience, this No. 1 best-seller will help you create an outstanding CV.

 

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The Interview Book

The Interview Book

You've impressed them on paper; now it's time to make a winning impact face-to-face.

There are a lot of ambitious, confident candidates out there, all with the experience and qualifications you have – and perhaps more – what are you going to do to make them choose you?

Far from simply showing up and 'being yourself', you need to plan, prepare and, most importantly, know what to expect. The Interview Book, based on years of coaching candidates to excel at interview, reveals the secrets behind interview success. You’ll find out:

  • How to prepare and plan for any interview
  • The 15 most common interview mistakes – and how to avoid them
  • Lots of practice questions and answers – plus the top ten questions interviewers ask
  • How to follow up and get the best deal

And much more…

No matter what your age, background, job or level of experience, this No. 1 best-seller will help you master the perfect interview technique.

 

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The Interview Question & Answer Book

The Interview Question and Answer Book

Take the fear out of your interview and never be stuck for the right answer to even the toughest questions with The Interview Question & Answer Book.

The job market is fierce, competition has never been greater and it's important that you can grab every opportunity for competitive advantage and stay one step ahead. Written by one of the world's leading careers experts and bestselling author of The Interview Book, this definitive guide to questions and answers encourages every job-hunter to think on your feet and express your individuality while supplying ideal responses to interview questions so that you’re seen as the ideal candidate for the job.

 

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The Cover Letter Book

The Cover Letter Book

What does it take to make your cover letter stand out from the rest?

The competition is tougher than ever. With so many qualified and experienced candidates out there, how do you make sure your cover letter makes an outstanding impression?

Based on years of experience writing and reviewing successful cover letters, recruitment expert guides you through the essential rules for writing brilliant cover letters. As well as this, you’ll discover the 15 most common cover letter mistakes – and how to avoid them – and the top five things you can do to guarantee your cover letter is seen by the right people.

Packed full of cover letter templates with many more online, this No. 1 best-seller will help you win the job you want.

Understand what employers really want to read and discover what makes a brilliant cover letter stand out.

 

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Ultimate New Job

Ultimate New Job

How long do you stay in each job? Two years? Ten? Millions of us change roles on average every three years. A nation of job-hoppers, every promotion or change presents the same set of issues and worries and, however prepared you think you are, there’s no getting away from those first day nerves. Ultimate New Job will prepare you for the toughest few months of your life, when fitting in is everything and first impressions count.

Covering every aspect of starting a new job, it tackles the top 15 questions that people ask when starting a new position, from handling the offer and resigning from your current post, to researching the organisation, networking, key skills and finding your place within the team. With realistic and practical advice, Ultimate New Job tackles all of your concerns head on, making your first weeks and months as smooth a transition as possible - for you, and your new employer.

 

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