Report from the Front Lines: Job Hunters and Career Counselors Tell You How to Have a Successful Search / Edition 1

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Report from the Front Line: Job Hunters and Career Coaches Tell You How to Have a Successful Search is a compilation of stories from more than one hundred Five O'Clock Club graduates who learned to job hunt successfully. Thousands of job seekers have gone through the Five O'Clock Club job search process and used the methodologies taught to get a job. Reports of these success stories have been recorded and published in The Five O'Clock News Magazine. The reports illustrate how real people in real situations used the techniques they learned to get the jobs they wanted. These detailed stories are now available in one book, providing job hunters with many encouraging examples to follow. Special features of this book include professional advice from career coaches on which job search techniques worked best for them; helpful tips on how to utilize available resources for job search support; and inspiring reports of job hunters who have pulled off dramatic career changes. Featured topics include the perfect job search, networking, interviewing, dramatic career changes, salary negotiation, and career assessment. In addition, key features are identified within each report to guide job seekers through their job search process.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418037840
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 8/7/2006
  • Series: Five O'Clock Club Ser.
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Meet the Author

David Madison is the Senior Vice President and Director of the Five O'Clock Club National Guild of Career Coaches.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Perfect Job Search. Chapter 2: Get Off on the Right Foot: Doing Full and Proper Assessment. Chapter 3: Job Hunters Who Pulled Off Dramatic Career Change. Chapter 4: Small Groups by Telephone: How Job Hunters Who Never Met Helped One Another. Chapter 5: The Use of Targeting- and Pushing to Get Lots of Things Going: the Principle of 6 to 10 Things in the Works. Chapter 6: Networking the Right Way. Chapter 7: How Job Hunters Have Aced the Interview. Chapter 8: Smart Interview Follow-Up and Salary Negotiation. Chapter 9: Consulting as Transition to the Next Great Job. Chapter 10: Consulting as a Full-Time Job. Chapter 11: The Small Group: The Biggest Boost of All.

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