What Does Somebody Have to Do to Get a Job Around Here? 44 Insider Secrets That Will Get You Hired

ISBN-10: 0312373341
ISBN-13: 9780312373344
Edition: 2008
Authors: Cynthia Shapiro
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

If you are looking for a job you need every advantage you can get.nbsp;What Does Somebody Have to Do to Get a Job Around Here?puts a former Human Resources executive turned employee advocate in your corner.nbsp; Cynthia Shapiroreveals the best-kept job secrets that employers don’t want you to know including: *Secret #8: A computer is deciding your job prospects. *Secret #12: Professional references are useless. *Secret #18: There is a “type” that always gets the offer. *Secret #21: The Thank-You note is too late. *Secret #28: Always negotiate. * …and thirty-nine more! Once you know the secrets you can create a winning resume, ace the interview, and land the job of your dreams. Cynthia Shapiro,M.B.A., E.L.C., P.H.R.,author ofCorporate Confidential,is a former human resources executive and consultant.nbsp; Now a personal career coach and employee advocate, she provides consultations and advice for employees all over the world.nbsp; Her unique brand of career advice has been seen on ABC, CNN, FOX News, PBS and MSNBC; in the pages ofFortune, Glamour, Self, Details, Essence, Marie Claire,and is widely read in major newspapers across the U.S. nbsp;Cynthia Shapiro lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Cracking the Hiring Code
You Are Being Eliminated
You're not being hired; you're being excluded
You don't fit their secret criteria
You only get one shot
No one will tell you when you've made a mistake
Hidden patterns cost you jobs
Stop Playing Resume Roulette
Your resume is headed for the trash
You CAN lie on your resume
A computer is deciding your job prospects
You can be an "internal recommendation" or just look like one
Cover letters can cause immediate exclusion
The Internet is working against you
Professional references are useless
Your Interview Is Over
Hiring managers are not on your side
Interviewers will trick you
Your body will betray you
There's one trick to all trick questions
Storytelling is your best defense
There's one "type" that always gets the offer
Your interview may not be real
One size does not fit all
The thank-you note is too late
Calling to "follow up" will cost you the job
Asking questions makes you look like a risk
Screening the company will screen you out
Danger! Traps Ahead!
Your public records are working against you
The initial phone call is a trap
Quitting your job is the kiss of death
Failure to negotiate will cost you more than money
There is a hidden employment contract
Mothers are being hired for less
Don't ever admit you've been fired
Age discrimination is shutting your out
"No" may not mean "no."
Interviewers don't hear what you say
Recruiters must be managed
Your inner voice is not as silent as you think
You can tell when you're "in" or "out"
Your dream job is here
You're Hired. Now What?
The spotlight is on
You must take sides
Your new job is not secure
Looking like you don't belong is the key
Every day is your next interview
Conclusion
You have the power
Helpful Resources and Information
Suggested Reading
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