Fired to Hired : Bouncing Back from Job Loss to Get to Work Right Now

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  • Edition: Original
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  • Copyright: 2009-08-04
  • Publisher: Berkley Trade
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If you want to get hired today, you must be a great candidate andan exceptional job seeker. Tory Johnson’s New York Timesbestseller, Will Work from Home, was comprehensive and inspiring. Now, the Women For Hire CEO and Good Morning Americaworkplace contributor returns with advice and real-life stories for finding the right job after being let go. Tory knows what it takes to get noticed and hired, and helps you create a concrete action plan—one that will help you come out stronger and more successful than ever. Giving up is not an option. Now’s the time to get the lay of the land, sharpen your skills, and energize your search. Here you’ll learn how to: * Get over the sting of being unemployed * Develop a digital identity and dive into online social networking * Ensure your resume does notget lost in a big black hole * Build and leverage your I Rock” file to master essential self-promotion * Pitch and secure an effective externship and make volunteer experience count * Launch a valuable job club that will yield strong support, job leads, and career success

Author Biography

Tory Johnson is the founder and CEO of Women for Hire and the workplace contributor to Good Morning America.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. xi
"Hello, My Name Is Tory, and I Was Fired": Attitude is everything, so stand tall and get your ducks in a nowp. 1
I Like Me. I Really, Really Like Me: Define your goal and hone your personal brandp. 29
I Told Two Friends, and They Told Two Friends: Networking for fun and profitp. 73
Go Forth and Conquer: Anatomy of a job search-applying and interviewing with successp. 92
Ain't no Mountain High Enough: Overcoming setbacks and obstaclesp. 133
Power in Numbers: Band together with others in a job clubp. 167
The Best Thing Next to Being There: How to get hired from homep. 176
Mine All Mine: You can always hire yourselfp. 197
I'm Worth It: Negotiating for what you deservep. 219
Lose the Cape, Superheroes Are a Sham: Forget balance-blend career, family, and life to get the best of all worldsp. 236
Pay It Forward: Give an inch or go a milep. 262
A Final Thoughtp. 267
Acknowledgmentsp. 269
Resourcesp. 271
Indexp. 287
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