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The Job Search Solution: The Ultimate System for Finding a Great Job Now! / Edition 2
     

The Job Search Solution: The Ultimate System for Finding a Great Job Now! / Edition 2

by Tony Beshara
 

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ISBN-10: 081441799X

ISBN-13: 9780814417997

Pub. Date: 01/12/2012

Publisher: AMACOM

When Dr. Phil’s viewers need help turning their job search woes into employment success, he calls in Tony Beshara. One of the most successful placement professionals in the United States, Beshara knows what works and what doesn’t. In The Job Search Solution, he outlines the simple yet powerful system that has helped

Overview

When Dr. Phil’s viewers need help turning their job search woes into employment success, he calls in Tony Beshara. One of the most successful placement professionals in the United States, Beshara knows what works and what doesn’t. In The Job Search Solution, he outlines the simple yet powerful system that has helped over 100,000 people land jobs they love.

Now, in a completely updated second edition, Beshara addresses the major challenges that confront candidates seeking employment today, including advice for readers who have been out of work for a while, were fired from their last job, are looking to change careers, or may be facing discrimination due to age. Featuring interactive exercises, real-life examples, practical Do’s and Don’ts, and other essential tools, the new edition reveals how candidates can create a personal “brand” online, communicate with potential employers via e-mail, and leverage personal stories throughout the interview process.

Both practical and empowering, The Job Search Solution gives readers the tools they need to get hired in one of the toughest job markets ever.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814417997
Publisher:
AMACOM
Publication date:
01/12/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
604,043
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Acknowledgments iv

Preface v

Introduction 1

1 The Emotional and Psychological Dimensions of Finding a Job 5

2 Be Ready for the Crazy, Chaotic World of Trying to Get Hired 11

3 Control the Process by Taking Massive Action Now! 19

4 Getting Face-to-Face Interviews 29

5 The Unvarnished Truth About Résumés and Cover Letters 64

6 The Myths and the Realities of Today’s Job Market 92

7 Mastering the Telephone Interview 107

8 Finding a Job on the Internet 116

9 Making the Initial Interview Successful 95 Percent of the Time 133

10 Follow-Up Interviews: A Whole New Challenge 168

11 How to Prepare Yourself for the Interview—and the Toughest Interview Questions 195

12 Overcoming Employer Biases That Can Keep You from Getting a Job 221

13 Looking for a Job When You Have a Job 246

14 References: The Silent Killer 259

15 Even When You Reach the Finals, Take Nothing for Granted 275

16 Handling Your Transition Smoothly and Confidently 297

Epilogue: The Top Ten Reasons People Have Trouble Finding a Job 306

Index 308

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