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Get Hired in a Tough Market

Insider Secrets To Find And Land The Job You Need Now

By Alan De Back

Want that job? Then make employers want you!

Cutting-edge strategies that make you stand out--and blow your competition away!

In an uncertain market, job seekers need to use every tool at their disposal to find the right position. From the pre-work that gets you off on the right foot, to approaching opportunities from multiple fronts, to interviewing and negotiation, career expert Alan De Back reveals the secrets to getting hired fast in a changing marketplace.

You only have one minute to sell yourself

The most important element in your job search is to learn to market yourself successfully. 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.

Filled with worksheets, templates, checklists, and examples to provide leadership and support along the way, Get Hired in a Tough Market shows you:

  • How to match your skills to those desired by employers--without going back to school
  • Where to look for contacts you didn't even know you had
  • How to properly leverage social networks--so your efforts won't backfire
  • How to pitch yourself to potential employers so they'll never forget you

You'll learn the best ways to network, pursue leads, and make things happen! With the hard-won wisdom in this indispensable guide, you're sure to be the next one hired--and an asset to your new team.

Alan De Back is an experienced career counselor, learning consultant, and speaker based in the Washington, DC, area. He develops and provides learning solutions for clients nationwide that help them achieve their career goals.

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ISBN

0071637052


Format: Book
Author: De Back, Alan
Title: Get hired in a tough market : insider secrets to find and land the job you need now / Alan De Back.
Publisher Date: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010.
Subject: Job hunting -- Computer network resources Employment interviewing Résumés (Employment) Résumés (Employment) -- Computer networks. Job hunting
Isbn: 0071637052 (alk. paper) 9780071637053 (alk. paper)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 6
System Items Total: 8
Call Number: 650.14 De B
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Bib Id: 330076

Format: Book
Author: De Back, Alan
Title: Get hired in a tough market : insider secrets to find and land the job you need now / Alan De Back.
Publisher, Date: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010.
Description: ix, 214 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Job hunting -- Computer network resources
Subjects: Employment interviewing
Subjects: Résumés (Employment)
Subjects: Résumés (Employment) -- Computer networks.
Subjects: Job hunting
Notes: Includes index.
Contents: Know where you're going : developing your job search plan with self-assessments -- Positioning yourself : your one-minute commercial -- Planning and targeting your search -- The best marketing tool ever : how to make your résumé relevant -- Networking 2.0 : where to find new and better networks -- Résumé websites : why they usually don't work, and how to make them work for you -- Other search methods : whether they work and when to use them -- Preparation : taking charge of how they see you -- Staying cool : handling the unexpected during an interview -- Following up : how to stand out and clinch the deal.
LCCN: 2009043317
ISBN: 0071637052 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780071637053 (alk. paper)
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Available Copies: 6
Total Copies: 8
Call Number: 650.14 De B