Career Bounce-Back!: The Professionals in Transition Guide to Recovery and Reemployment

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A one-stop self-help manual/practical career guide that helps readers recover from job loss and rejuvenate their careers. Readers will discover action steps and exercises for managing job-loss grief; job-hunting tactics, including networking, uncovering hidden opportunities, and finessing interviews; and motivational and instructive examples of people who have been helped by following the PIT program. 224 pp. Pub: 11/97.

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Overview

A one-stop self-help manual/practical career guide that helps readers recover from job loss and rejuvenate their careers. Readers will discover action steps and exercises for managing job-loss grief; job-hunting tactics, including networking, uncovering hidden opportunities, and finessing interviews; and motivational and instructive examples of people who have been helped by following the PIT program. 224 pp. Pub: 11/97.

"...an insightful, self-help manual providing practical tips and techniques for managing job loss grief, job hunting, interviewing, networking, and more using the Professionals in Transition (PIT) program."

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  • ISBN-13: 9780814479544
  • Publisher: AMACOM Books
  • Publication date: 10/16/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.99 (w) x 9.01 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction: From Pink Slips to Paychecks: Paving the Way for Job Seekers and Job Changers 1
Ch. 1 A Bridge Is a Terrible Thing to Burn: Parting Company Productively With Your Employer and Colleagues 13
Ch. 2 The Stark Truth About Job Loss: Understanding the Process of Transition 32
Ch. 3 Home and Hearth: Guiding Your Family Through the Challenges of Unemployment 51
Ch. 4 Begin the Bounce-Back Beguine: Reinventing the Professional You 65
Ch. 5 How to Find Good Help Nowadays: Using Low-Cost/No-Cost Job-Hunting Resources 84
Ch. 6 Campaign for Success: Using Resumes and Cover Letters to Market Yourself Effectively 99
Ch. 7 The Shortest Path to Reemployment: Building a Network of Allies 113
Ch. 8 Cheek-to-Cheek, Pen-to-Paper: Finessing Every Interview and Negotiation 129
App. A PIT's Top Ten Guerrilla Job-Hunting Tactics 144
App. B The Essential Eclectic Library: Finding Helpful Books, Magazines, and Other Career Bounce-Back Resources 148
Author's Note 156
Index 157
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