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

Synopsis

Everyone knows that safe jobs and lifelong careers are long gone. So why do most job seekers and employment experts cling to outdated tactics for landing a good position? The usual advice to capture career highlights in a ra©suma©, practice answers to standard interview questions, and do lots of face-to-face networking is the stuff of the past. Human resources insider R. William Holland delivers a completely new and radically improved set of rules for job hunters in today's very tough market, where white-collar positions are shed at higher rates than those in any other sector. The key is to shift your focus from what you've done in the past former job titles, duties, degrees-to the value you can create for an employer in the future. Value creation is the language employers respond to, and Cracking the New Job Market supplies powerful strategies for putting it to work for you, including how to: Gather information on what prospective employers truly value Tailor your ra©suma© and interview answers to speak directly to what companies value Locate prime employment opportunities that intersect with your personal talents and what the marketplace needs Unlock the networking power of social media And many more tips for cracking the new job market! Book jacket.

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