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Cracking the new job market : the 7 rules for getting hired in any economy

Author: R William Holland
Publisher: New York : American Management Association, ©2012.
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The rules for finding professional work once seemed clear and unwavering: capture career highlights in a resume, practice answers to standard interview questions, and do lots of face-to-face networking. Cracking the New Job Market shows how these rules have changed and delivers new job-hunting strategies that actually work. The key, rather than to emphasize past accomplishments, is to sell your self on the value you  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R William Holland
ISBN: 9780814417348 0814417345
OCLC Number: 694395375
Notes: Includes index.

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Rule #1. Always demonstrate your value -- Rule #2. Your résumé : it's about the value you create -- Rule #3. Use social media and other sites for job leads -- Rule #4. Interviews : they're about the value you demonstrate -- Rule #5. You get what you negotiate, not what you deserve -- Rule #6. Career choice is more than following your passion -- Rule #7. The best way to reenter the job market is to never leave it -- Appendix A. Helicopter parenting is a good thing -- Appendix B. Financial planning for new career realities -- Appendix C. Applying the job-search rules to worldwide employment -- Appendix D. Example of a functional résumé
The rules for finding professional work once seemed clear and unwavering: capture career highlights in a resume, practice answers to standard interview questions, and do lots of face-to-face networking. Cracking the New Job Market shows how these rules have changed and delivers new job-hunting strategies that actually work. The key, rather than to emphasize past accomplishments, is to sell your self on the value you can create for an employer. This new approach to getting hired requires new skills. Author R. Willam Holland, a human resources insider, shows job seekers how to: Gather information on what a prospective employer finds important Emphasize those skills, accom plish ments, and qualities in tailored resumes and interview answers Identify the intersection between personal talents and what the marketplace needs Unlock the networking power of social media
Description: xv, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Rule #1. Always demonstrate your value --
Rule #2. Your résumé : it's about the value you create --
Rule #3. Use social media and other sites for job leads --
Rule #4. Interviews : they're about the value you demonstrate --
Rule #5. You get what you negotiate, not what you deserve --
Rule #6. Career choice is more than following your passion --
Rule #7. The best way to reenter the job market is to never leave it --
Appendix A. Helicopter parenting is a good thing --
Appendix B. Financial planning for new career realities --
Appendix C. Applying the job-search rules to worldwide employment --
Appendix D. Example of a functional résumé.
Responsibility: R. William Holland.
Local System Bib Number:
.b1375757x

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