140 job search nuggets for managing your career and landing your dream job.
by Barbara Safani
Do you want to know in a nutshell what it takes to market yourself in a competitive job market and get more of what you want? ‘#JOBSEARCHtweet Book01‘ gives you 140 digestible sound bites for doing just that. In just 100 pages you will gain compelling insights on how to build a strong resume and cover letter, engage employers with a value-added thank you letter, work with recruiters, leverage your network both online and offline to source key decision makers, interview authentically, confidently, and with ease, and negotiate a robust compensation package.
In this timely and essential book, Barbara Safani shares her expertise culled from over fifteen years experience in career management, recruiting, executive coaching, and organizational development for both Fortune 100 companies as well as with individuals. As the owner of Career Solvers and a widely-published author of articles on career advice and triple-certified resume writer, Safani knows first-hand the strategies and secrets to managing a successful job search, including:
A not-to-be missed addition to the bookshelves of active job seekers as well as people interested in managing their career, ‘#JOBSEARCHtweet Book01‘ will give readers everything they need to be one step ahead of the competition through proven strategies for success.
‘#JOBSEARCHtweet Book01‘ is part of the THiNKaha series whose 100-page books contain 140 well-thought-out quotes (tweets/ahas).
#1 If you spend half your time on your job search, it will probably take you twice as long to find a job.
#25 Minimize descriptions of job tasks and maximize descriptions of accomplishments. Sell it, don’t tell it.
#50 Recruiters don’t work for you; their loyalty is to the company asking them to fi ll the job.
#100 If interviewing with several people at the same time, give everyone equal attention; you never know who the real decision maker is.
#130 When negotiating, don’t be the first one to name a salary; if you request less than they were planning to off er, they won’t offer you more.
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