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The traditional CV is dead. Discover how to write your CV in the new way - the way that careers advisors, leading recruiters and business schools say works. Learn how to sell yourself instead of documenting your career history.
Give yourself the ultimate jobsearch advantage - learn how to Pitch Yourself.
This is the new edition of the CV book endorsed by over 40 leading business schools and universities.
Chapter 1: CRITIQUE of functional and chronological CVs
Chapter 2: BUILDING BLOCKS of Customer CV
Chapter 3: PROCESS to create new Customer CV (Preparation of the Career DNA Bank
Chapter 4: The END BENEFIT and the PROCESS BENEFIT
'Clear, concise and compelling – Pitch Yourself drags the traditional CV kicking and screaming into the 21st century. It’s essential reading.”
'A CV revolution. It’s guaranteed to land you that interview.” Cosmopolitan
'Not only a way to live with competencies in recruitment but also a way for candidates to make the best of them in attempting to secure a job.”
'One of the best investments that you could make in your career progression.'
Graham Hastie, London Business School
Pitch Yourself will transform the way you sell yourself. It’s a step-by-step practical guide that helps you work out what makes you different and develops this into your unique pitch – the basis of the best CV you’ll ever write and the best interview you’ll ever give.
Pitch Yourself shows you how to:
· Answer the employer’s most important question “What do you offer us?”
Pitch Yourself is internationally acclaimed and endorsed by many of the world’s leading universities and business schools. It talks the language of recruiters and employers – and it’s proven to work.
“A straightforward, clear and concise read. Not only do you gain a true insight into your capabilities, but also you gain an effective format that will work for both you and your potential employer.'
London Evening Standard
“CVs are a two dimensional representation…. Pitch Yourself transforms this representation into a three dimensional, holistic person whom a recruiter can ‘see’ working within their organisation.”
Anna Keelan, Tanaka Business School, Imperial College, London, UK
“A truly unique way to differentiate oneself on a hiring manager's desk.”
Roxanne Hori, MBA Director NW University, Kellogg School of Management, US
“…. written in a language employers understand… and is proven to work”
About the authors
Michael Faust and Bill Faust brought over 30 years of senior marketing experience with blue chip organisations to the world of recruitment and have dragged it into the 21st century, getting under the skin of how to develop and manage one’s career. The result is this internationally acclaimed book.
Bill criss-crosses the world as a guest speaker on Pitch Yourself at many of the leading business schools across the world. He has lived and worked in London, Paris, Istanbul and Sydney for companies such as a GE Capital to Bates Advertising Agency Group in senior marketing roles.
Michael is realising his dream, having been an entreprene
Bill Faust has 14 years’ experience in delivering high-level integrated, marketing campaigns, for a range of blue chip companies including GE Capital, Campbell’s, News Ltd, Bayard Presse and BT. This has taken Bill across the world from London, Paris, Istanbul to Sydney. And back.
Michael Faust has had a top flight management, advertising and marketing career. Most recently Michael was the Managing Director of Travelcare, the UK’s largest independent travel agency . Prior to this he has held influential positions as the European Marketing Director of LetsBuyIt.com as well as a number of strategic consultancy roles across the European dotcom market. Over the last fifteen years Michael has worked in both advertising agencies and client companies from Saatchi and Saatchi to Dell.
"... a good guide" - The Guardian, July 2006