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Through the Brick Wall How to Job-Hunt in a Tight Market

ISBN-10: 0679744983

ISBN-13: 9780679744986

Edition: N/A

Authors: Kate Wendleton

List price: $19.00
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Here is a unique, business-oriented approach to job hunting which provides the reader with step-by-step instructions in finding a new and/or improved position. Wendleton explains why the "tried and true" techniques no longer work and includes up-to-the-minute job-hunting techniques and astute lessons on how to turn interviews into offers.
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/22/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 324
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The Five O'Clock Club -- where your professional success gets personal attention. Started in 1986, our mantra is that "we always do what is in the best interests of the job hunter." Our founder, Kate Wendleton, has been a career coach since 1978, when she founded The Five O'Clock Club and developed its basic methodology to help job hunters and career changers of all levels in job-search strategy groups headed by senior Five O'Clock Club-certified coaches. Kate, Five O'Clock Club coaches, and members of our management team have appeared on the Today Show, CNN, CNBC, Larry King, National Public Radio and CBS, and in The New York Times, The Economist, The Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune magazine, Business Week and other national media.

Preface
Introduction
Finding Good Jobs: The Changing Job-Hunt Process (Start Here If You Are Just Beginning Your Job Hunt)
How to Job-Hunt in a Tight Market
How to Change Careers
A Systematic Job Hunt
How Long Will It Take to Find a Job?
When You've Lost the Spirit to Job Hunt
Deciding What You Want: How to Select Your Job Target (If You Already Have A Target, Go To Part III)
How to Find Your Place in the World
How to Decide What You Want
How to Decide What You Want to Offer
How to Target the Job You Want
Knowing The Right People: How to Get Interviews in Your Target Area (If You Already Have Interviews, Go To Part IV.)
Positioning Power for a Job Change
How to Develop Your Resume
Pre-Campaign Planning
How to Find the Information You Need (Do not skip this step)
How to Conduct a Campaign to Get Interviews
Your Two-Minute Pitch: The Keystone of Your Search
How to Network Your Way In
How to Contact Companies Directly
How to Work with Search Firms
How to Answer Ads
Following-Up When There is No Immediate Job
How to Handle Rejection Letters
Controlling Your Campaign and Developing Momentum
Getting What You Want: How to Interview and Negotiate
How to Handle the Interview
Questions in a Job Interview
Consider Your Competition
Planning Your Follow-Up
Four-Step Salary Negotiation Strategy
Keeping It Going: After You've Gotten the Job You Want
Starting out on the Right Foot in Your New Job
How to Keep Your Life Course in Mind
Epilogue
Index