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Cracking the New Job Market: The 7 Rules for Getting Hired in Any Economy

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The rules for finding professional work once seemed clear and unwavering: capture career highlights in a resume, practice answers to standard interview questions, and do lots of face-to-face networking.

Cracking the New Job Market shows how these rules have changed and delivers new job-hunting strategies that actually work. The key, rather than to emphasize past accomplish

Paperback, 238 pages
Published August 17th 2011 by AMACOM/American Management Association
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The purpose for reading this book to see some possible alternatives to help break into the new job market. I have seen the transitions occur since graduating from high school to college and now.

One of the obvious topics the author discusses is to revise your resume to be more focused to the job requirements and to never assume that your credentials and experience will shine on your resume--need a summary of major areas of responsibility to be listed. There is an example of this transition to se
Lis Carey
This is a very hands-on approach to writing a better resume, making the right kind of networking connections, tapping into the splintered job market, acing the interview, and generally conducting an effective job search that will get you hired in any economy. It's based on Holland's workshops and his background in providing career and job search guidance.

This is a very practical guide, and repeatedly makes the point that it's not about you; it's about the value you can create for your potential
Diane Alexander
Excellent, timely advice! Dr. Holland knows his stuff. Trying to find a job can be very daunting and overwhelming, but this book breaks it into a step-by-step, logical approach. This book has helped me develop my freelance business. I recommend it for anyone, of any age, who wants to find work or is considering entrepreneurship.
Kathleen Rainwater
Great advice for finding a job in today's economy
Marva Whitaker
Informative in a completely unhelpful way.
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Bill Holland brings a unique combination of personal experience and professional training to those looking for work and planning careers. He has developed a highly successful, no-nonsense approach to the subject that promises to emerge as a cornerstone in the career management industry.The source of his insights come largely from having:

Worked in key positions for several world-class organization
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