Fearless Job Hunting: Powerful Psychological Strategies for Getting the Job You Want

Fearless Job Hunting: Powerful Psychological Strategies for Getting the Job You Want

by William J Knaus, Sam Klarreich, Russell Grieger, Nancy Knaus
     
 

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Successful job seekers have two major skills their competitors don't: the psychological endurance to approach job opportunities fearlessly, and the ability to adapt to a variety of situations to position themselves as each interviewer's dream candidate. Fearless Job Hunting offers these powerful psychological techniques drawn from cognitive

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Successful job seekers have two major skills their competitors don't: the psychological endurance to approach job opportunities fearlessly, and the ability to adapt to a variety of situations to position themselves as each interviewer's dream candidate. Fearless Job Hunting offers these powerful psychological techniques drawn from cognitive behavioral therapy and reveals the strategies decision makers in top corporations use to find and hire exceptional employees.

This book shows you how to: •Silence unproductive anxieties and self-limiting beliefs
•Develop the motivation and stamina to stay positive while job seeking
•Pressure-proof yourself by building confidence and cool-headedness
•Get the edge in interviews by honing your communication skills

This book has received the prestigious accolade of being included in The Albert Ellis Tribute Book Series—created to honor the life and work of Albert Ellis, the founder of rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT). REBT is one of the most widely-practiced therapies throughout the world and is the foundation for cognitive-behavioral therapy and other evidence-based approaches. These books provide proven-effective treatments and tools to improve psychological well-being, while also supporting advancements in psychotherapy for the betterment of humanity.

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“If having a systematic game plan for obtaining a job appeals to you, you will love Fearless Job Hunting. The authors provide very practical information for every step of the job-hunting process. Most importantly, with the power of cognitive behavioral therapy, Fearless Job Hunting will teach you how to think rationally so that you can get out of your own way to get the job of your dreams.”
—Aldo R. Pucci, Psy.D., president of the National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608820443
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
06/03/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
216
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

William J. Knaus, EdD, is a licensed psychologist with more than forty years of clinical experience in working with people suffering from anxiety and depression. He has appeared on numerous regional and national television shows including Today, and more than one hundred radio shows. His ideas have appeared in national magazines such as U.S. News and World Report and Good Housekeeping, and major newspapers such as the Washington Post and the Chicago Tribune. He is one of the original directors of training in rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT). Knaus is author of twenty books, including The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety, The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression, and The Procrastination Workbook.

 
Sam Klarreich, PhD, is president of The Berkeley Centre for Effectiveness in Toronto, Canada. He is author of Pressure Proofing and five other books.
Russell Grieger, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice and president of Russell Grieger and Associates, an organizational consulting company. An adjunct professor at the University of Virginia, Grieger has authored six books and over seventy-five professional papers and chapters.
Nancy Knaus, MBA, PhD, is director of psychological services at Monson Developmental Center. She has more than thirty years of experience working with people with intellectual disabilities and implementing rational emotive education. Responsible for hiring psychology staff, she employs sophisticated assessment center technologies.
Foreword writer George S. Elias, EdD, has been actively involved in career guidance as an educator, counselor, and consultant to the Departments of Labor, Defense, Education, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the National Council on Disability.

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