Practical Job Search: Effective Guide to Getting Hired (Keep It Simple #1) (Paperback)

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Practical Job Search: Effective Guide to Getting Hired (Keep It Simple #1) (Paperback)

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A terrific guide for job seekers looking for a successful job-seeker's personal perspective Don't want to read another job search encyclopedia with a million strategies and frameworks that make your head spin and leave you overwhelmed, but instead want a short and efficient, personal-experience based job hunting guide to a productive job search?In recent years, Dan had to change his job four times, of which three were a result of layoffs due to recessions and economic downturns, and one on his own. Each time, with dedication, focus, and structure, he bounced back to ace the recruiting process and secured better-paying jobs with Fortune-50 and highly selective companies. With short chapters, simple templates, and straightforward explanations, this quick and practical guide is for anyone who wishes to borrow tactics from someone else's experience for an efficient and effective job hunting.Contents: - -The story of Dan's layoffs and metrics of his search- Preparing after a job loss / or when ready to search- Approaching a job search ("Carpet Bombing or Missile Strikes")- The allure of modern search methods- Crafting CVs (Resumes) and Cover Letters to get past recruiters and machines- Dealing with company job portals where CVs go to die- Using LinkedIn and leveraging the power of InMails- Approaching informational interviews and networking- Preparing for interviews- Giving a great interview--conduct, framework, and asking good questions- Negotiating if you're a poor negotiator- Tackling gaps in your resume- Amusing tidbits from Dan's interviewing experience- Observations as an interviewer- Tools and Technologies that help- Link to a sample CV template, Cover letter, and a competency preparation spreadsheetAlong the way, enjoy little tidbits of Dan's own interview experiences, and cartoons on the journey of getting hired.Whether you are new to the job market or experienced, millennial or not, without a job or trying to change career, and in a vibrant market or an economic downturn, there is something that you can borrow from this book.
Product Details ISBN: 9781698862514
ISBN-10: 1698862512
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: October 10th, 2019
Pages: 92
Language: English
Series: Keep It Simple