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9780071637053

Get Hired in a Tough Market: Insider Secrets for Finding and Landing the Job You Need Now

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    9780071637053

  • ISBN10:

    0071637052

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-12-11
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

You Only Have One Minute to Sell Yourself The most important element in your job search is to learn to market yourself success fully. Using the one-minute commercial featured in Get Hired in a Tough Market, You'll learn how to put together an effective, concise, and customizable presentation that gives potential employers all the reasons they need to hire you.

Author Biography

Alan De Back has over 20 yearsn++ experience.as a career counselor and trainer in the corporate, academic,.and government arenas. His clients include the American.Management Association, the American Psychological.Association, the Department of Defense and the Virginia.Employment Commission..

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Pre-Work: Laying the Foundation for Success Before you Startp. 1
Know Where You're Going: Developing Your Job Search Plan with Self-Assessmentsp. 9
Positioning Yourself: Your One-Minute Commercialp. 29
Planning and Targeting Your Searchp. 39
The Best Marketing Tool Ever: How to Make Your Résumé Relevantp. 51
The Multi-Channel Approachp. 83
Networking 2.0: Where to Find New and Better Networksp. 87
Résumé Websites: Why They Usually Don't Work, and How to Make Them Work for Youp. 109
Other Search Methods: Whether They Work and When to Use Themp. 121
The Interview and Beyondp. 137
Preparation: Taking Charge of How They See Youp. 141
Staying Cool: Handling the Unexpected During an Interviewp. 159
Following Up: How to Stand Out and Clinch the Dealp. 187
Conclusionp. 203
Indexp. 205
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