Research Guides

Career Assessment, Job Interview, Writing Resumes and Job Applications


Recommended Readings


Barrett, J. (2008). How to pass advanced aptitude tests : assess your potential and analyse your career options with graduate and managerial level psychometric tests. London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page.

Beshara, T. (2011). Unbeatable resumes : America's top recruiter reveals what really gets you hired. Retrieved from

Britton Whitcomb, S. (2010). Resume magic : trade secrets of a professional resume writer. (4th ed.) Retrieved from

Brown S. D. & Lent, R. W. (Ed.) (2013). Career development and counseling : putting theory and research to work. (2nd ed.) Retrieved from   

Bryon, M. (2011). The verbal reasoning test workbook : unbeatable practice for verbal ability, English usage and interpretation and judgement tests. Retrieved from 

Douglas, H. (2009). Preparing the perfect medical CV : how to succeed in your chosen field. Retrieved from

Dunning, D. (2010). 10 career essentials : excel at your career by using your personality type. Retrieved from

Eischen, C. W. (2013). Résumés, cover letters, networking, & interviewing. (4th ed.) Mason, OH : South-Western Cengage Learning.

Guion, R. M. (2011). Assessment, measurement, and prediction for personnel decisions. (2nd ed.) New York : Routledge.

Hunt, D. D. (2015). The nurse professional : leveraging your education for transition into practice. New York : Springer Publishing Company. (Ed.) (2013).行行出狀元 : 求職錦囊. [香港] : [].

Malita, L. & Egetenmeyer, R. (Ed.) (2011). Students' eportfolio for entering into the labour market. Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang.

Masters, L. A. (2011). Personal development for life and work. (10th ed.) Mason, Ohio : South-Western Cengage Learning.

Matthew, J. D. & Nanette, F. D. (2010). Best answers to the 201 most frequently asked interview questions. (2nd ed.) Retrieved from

Mongan, J. (2013). Programming interviews exposed : secrets to landing your next job. (3rd ed.). Retrieved from

Putzier, J. (2011). The everything HR kit : a complete guide to attracting, retaining, and motivating high-performance employees. New York : American Management Association.

Walsh, W. B, Savickas, M. & Hartung, P. J. (Ed.) (2013). Handbook of vocational psychology : theory, research, and practice (4th ed.). New York: Routledge.

Wallwork, A. (2014). CVs, resumes, and LinkedIn : a guide to professional English. Retrieved from

Watson, M. & McMahon M. (Ed.) (2012). Career development : global issues and challenges. New York : Nova Science Publishers.

Zunker, V. G. (2012). Using assessment results for career development : career counseling : a holistic approach. (8th ed.) Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning.

Zunker, V. G. (2016). Career counseling : a holistic approach. (9th ed.) Boston, MA : Cengage Learning.


Audio-visual Materials

The University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong Law Alumni Association &Yen, L. (Producers) (2007). [Job interview workshop for law students 2007] [DVD]. Hong Kong: The University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law and the University of Hong Kong Law Alumni Association.



Web Resources

Career Resource Library
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Employment Interviewing 
Maintained by Department of Labor, New York State, US.

Example CVs, Covering Letters and Application Forms
Maintained by University of Kent Careers and Employability Service.

Mastering the Interview
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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Maintained by United States Department of Labor.
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Resume Guide : A worksheet and sample resumes for job applicant
Maintained by Parkland College Career Centre.

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Resumes, Applications, and Cover Letters
Written by Olivia Crosby, Maintained by Federal Consumer Information Center, USA.

Types of Job Interviews
Written by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., maintained by Quintessential Careers.