In Search of the Perfect Job: 8 Steps to the $250,000+ Executive Job That's Right for You / Edition 2

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Overview

Find the Executive Position that Gives You the Opportunity, the Challenges, And the Competitive Salary that You Deserve!

In Search of the Perfect Job gives you the edge to land a job that matches your senior-level experience and status. Fully revised and updated for leaders committed to growth, it prepares you for the next step-whether you're making a career move, or want to take charge of your career so that you won't be blindsided by a downsizing or a “new broom.”

“A highly motivating guide for executives seeking to make a move or readying themselves for that eventuality. If you master the tools provided, you will achieve your career goals.”-S. Gary Snodgrass, EVP & Chief HR Officer, Exelon Corporation

“Every executive should buy this book! Clyde has accurately positioned executive recruiters as partners and one of the many tools in your search arsenal.”-Edward Santimauro, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry International

“Lowstuter has distilled a lifetime of coaching into a wonderfully crafted owner's manual for executives committed to optimizing their careers.”-William A. Colaianni, VP/General Director,Wal-Mart Stores and Amigo Supermarkets, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Written for anyone whose career is stalled, stuck, or in jeopardy, as well as anyone else who just feels it's time to make a career change, this superior job-hunting guide shows worried workers how to take charge of their lives and careers, make a successful job change, and emerge as winners.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071485883
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/2/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 356
  • Sales rank: 1,012,862
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Clyde C. Lowstuter is President & CEO of Robertson Lowstuter, a leading executive development firm that has consulted with thousands of clients since 1981. He is a Master Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation.

Cammen B. Lowstuter is a staff writer and workshop developer for Robertson Lowstuter, Inc., and is the marketing and promotions coordinator for Colorado Free University.

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Table of Contents

Step I: In Search of the Perfect Job - Mastering Your Emotions and Regaining Control.
Step II: In Search of Who You Are - Uncovering Your Talents, Skills, and Career Options Step III: Writing a "Knock-Out" Resume and Marketing Letters That Get Read.
Twelve Resume Samples.
Writing Powerful Marketing Letters.
Step IV: Building and Managing Your References.
Step V: Using Application Forms to Your Advantage.
Step VI: In Search of the Perfect Employer.
Step VII: Using the Telephone to Capture Leads and to Land Interviews.
Step VIII: Interviewing Powerfully - Beating Out Your Competition.
Step IX: Keeping Your Job Search "On Track" and "On Fire.
" Step X: Turning Around Rejection, Stress, or a Stalled Search.
Step XI: In Search of the Perfect Offer - Creating What You Want Through Effective Negotiations.
Step XII: Looking Back and Managing Forward - Ensuring Success in Your New Job.
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