The Ex-Offender's 30/30 Job Solution: Your Lifeboat Guide to Re-entry Success

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Ex-offenders know the importance of lifeboat jobs. Being released from prison without money, a job, or family support, and facing immediate housing, clothing, food, and transportation needs, they need to quickly land a job near where they live. This book shows ex-offenders how to conduct an effective 30/30 job search - land a job within 30 days and within 30 miles of home. Filled with step-by-step how-to advice for success.

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Overview

Ex-offenders know the importance of lifeboat jobs. Being released from prison without money, a job, or family support, and facing immediate housing, clothing, food, and transportation needs, they need to quickly land a job near where they live. This book shows ex-offenders how to conduct an effective 30/30 job search - land a job within 30 days and within 30 miles of home. Filled with step-by-step how-to advice for success.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570232879
  • Publisher: Impact Publications VA
  • Publication date: 6/15/2009
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 464,418
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The 30/30 Job Solution for Ex-Offenders 1

Focus on Finding Lifeboat Jobs 1

Good Lifeboat Jobs for Ex-Offenders 2

The Ex-Offender Lifeboat Experience 2

Find a Job Within 30 Days 4

Get Employed Within 30 Miles From Home 4

30/30 Success on Your Own and With Assistance 5

2 Three Unconventional Principles That Can Work For You 6

It's Now Okay to Break the Rules 6

Become Your Own Campaign Manager 6

Talent Intersecting Opportunity (TIO) Principle 7

Talent and Geography (TAG) Principle 8

30-Mile Placement Principle 9

Old Myths and New Zones of Opportunities (ZOOs) 10

The Widespread Reality of ZOOs 12

Finding Your Zones of Opportunity (ZOO) 13

What Employers Want 14

Key Program Elements 14

3 Communication Technology for 30/30 Success 18

Using Job Search Technology 18

The Illusion of Making Progress 18

E-cruiting Realities 19

Software and 30/30 20

Telephone Voicemail - Your Best Job Hunting Tool 20

Effective Voicemail Messages 21

Electronic Mail (Email): The Second Best Job Hunting Tool Ever 23

Voicemail Procedures 25

Accessing "Confidential" Voicemail Boxes 25

Voicemail Follow-Up 28

The Internet, 30/30, and the Art of "Candidate Contrived Coincidence" 28

Mail (Post), 30/30, and Home-Targeted Letters 32

4 Phase I: Research and Planning 35

Develop and Target a Contact List 35

Ex-Offender-Friendly Companies 45

Military-Friendly Companies 46

Other Companies 46

Advertisements and Opportunity Leads 47

Scripts for Getting Interviews 48

Basic Resumes and Tailored Resumes 58

Email as Your Primary Contact List Strategy 62

5 Phase II: Action 64

Success is Just Six Companies Away 64

Use Your Job Search TimeWisely 64

Working in Time Blocks 65

Contact Sequencing 65

Adjusting Your Plan 66

Best Interview Times 66

6 Phase III: Getting Hired 68

Nine Actions You Need to Take 68

Prepare for Job Interviews 69

Role Playing, Rehearsing, and Practicing Answers to Interview Questions 70

Debrief After Each Interview 71

Send Thank-You Notes 73

Contact Good References 73

Close Effectively 74

Negotiate Offers 76

Get Hired 77

Resignation, Counteroffers, and Continuing Actions 77

Appendix A Interviewing Principles You Should Never Forget 79

Interviews Are Often a One-Way Street 79

Inside Secrets of Placement Experts 80

12 Key Interview Principles 80

Final Review and Preparation 97

Appendix B Answering and Asking Key Questions 102

Most Frequently Asked Questions 102

Unexpected Questions 108

Behavior- and Situation-Based Questions 108

Questions You Should Ask 109

Ask Yourself These Questions 111

Appendix C Leaving With Professionalism 113

Feelings 113

The Steps to Resigning 114

The Resignation Letter 114

The Resignation Meeting 115

Dealing With Your Peers and Subordinates 118

Career Resources 120

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