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Use your head to get your foot in the door: job search secrets no one else will tell you

Author: Mackay, Harvey Publisher: Portfolio, 2010.Language: EnglishDescription: 329 p. : Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781591843214Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door Job Search Secrets No One Else Will Tell You Contents xi xix Acknowledgments Preface Dark Days 1 Against All Odds ... How Preparation Prevailed 2 7 Danger Signals You May Soon Be out of a Job 3 Play for Keeps--Hold On to Your Job, A Survivor's Handbook 3 8 10 12 14 16 21 24 25 27 28 32 34 36 38 39 Quickie--How Bad Can Things Get? 4 Things Change ... and It Pays to Know How 5 12 Herculean Labors to Keep You on the Payroll 6 The Last to Learn Quickie--Fine-Tune Your Job Description Without Being Asked 7 Yours to Lose Quickie--Misery Is Contagious, Too 8 Beat Rejection Before It Beats You 9 Parting Words: Canned Remarks upon Getting Canned Quickie--The Stretch Marks of Experience 10 A Checklist for Checking Out Quickie--Crying Societies or Support Groups? 11 Gone to Potter Reconstruct Your Attitude 12 Anger Is Only One Letter from Danger 13 You're Never a Failure Until You Think You Are 14 Being Your Best with Things at Their Worst 15 Pitchmanship: Applying Marketing Nichemanship to Job Hunting 43 46 49 52 Quickie--Should You Go Under the Knife After You Get the Ax? 16 The Continuity of Contrarians 17 Is This the Time to Get That MBA? 55 56 58 61 63 66 67 69 70 Quickie--The Lecture Room in Your Laptop 18 When It's OK Not to Act Your Age! Quickie--Moonlighting: The Wisdom of Having a Second Skill 19 Electronic Résumé Screening: Use Language That Computes Quickie--The Acid Test for Hiring 20 Headhunters: Making Yourself Delectable Re-employment: Your Extreme Preparation Guide 21 The Mackay Daily Planner for the Unemployed 79 82 83 92 99 101 102 108 110 112 116 117 Quickie--Million Dollar Baby! 22 Getting a Job Is a Job 23 Want to Become an Entrepreneur? Better Be One First! 24 The One-Stop Job Shop Quickie--Rebirth Certificate 25 Use Your Head, but Follow Your Heart! 26 Adjust to What You Aren't: Résumé Fine Tuning After Setbacks Quickie--How Not to Waste Your Time on the Internet 27 Expose Yourself in the Privacy of Your Own Home Quickie--Encore! Encore! 28 The Age of the Agile Exec Mobilize Your Network 29 Job Hunting Is a Contact Sport 127 130 131 134 135 138 139 141 144 146 149 Quickie--Don't Lose Your Face in Facebook 30 Mackay's Deadwood Network Pruner Quickie--Network to New Work 31 Bass Are Still Where You Find 'Em Quickie--Ageless Alumni 32 The Octopus Exercise 33 Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Find Me a Job! Quickie--One Sweet Tweet 34 Don't Be Blackballed by Your BlackBerry Quickie--Twitter: Risk and Risque Fill In the Blanks 35 Plugging Holes in Your Résumé 36 Imagination: 153 156 159 162 168 169 172 176 177 180 181 183 184 There's Just No Substitute 37 Psychological Evaluations: Shrink to Grow 38 Shrinks: A Skull Session Quickie--Take Pride in Stride 39 Mackay 44 Interview Prep Checklist 40 Footlights and Footwork Quickie--The Mother of All Questions 41 In a Job Hunt, Make Sure Your Ducks Are in a Row Quickie--Rehearsing Job Interview Questions 42 9 Motivators to Make Them Want to Return Your Call Quickie--Lubricate Gatekeepers to Oil the Gate 43 No Isn't an Answer . . . It's a Question D-Day: Plan the Attack 44 Bytes: Researching the Hands That Will Feed You 45 Early Birds Get the Worm, Late Birds Get the Job 189 198 201 202 205 208 215 218 219 222 225 Quickie--Pickiness Pays 46 A Winning Suit Trumps 47 Speed-Reading Reception Areas 48 A Business Lunch Is No Picnic 49 Art of the Ask: It's Not Just Your Answers Quickie--One in a Hundred 50 Post-Interview Homework 51 The Mackay 22 52 The Second-Round Interview: How to Get to the Finals Get Hired 53 Job Search of a Twenty-Something 54 Shriveling Your Way into a Job 231 240 242 243 246 247 249 Quickie--What Personnel Types Prize 55 Fly Under Fetching Colors Quickie--Timing Is Everything 56 Winning the Circuit: The Why Behind Multiple Interviews Quickie--The Ninety-Day Guarantee 57 Landing the Ideal Job 58 Your Designer Job 250 252 255 257 260 Quickie--No One Is Immune 59 Negotiating Terms in Your Next Position 60 Before You Take the Job They Offer, Take the Job You Want Stay Afloat 61 The Multi-Task Master Quickie--Setting Clear Job Measurement Standards 62 Knowing When to Upsize: Asking for a Raise 267 270 271 275 276 Quickie--Peers and Partners 63 This Time Around: Swearing Off Career Obsolescence Afterthoughts Kurt Einstein's and Harvey Mackay's 20 Most Revealing Interview Questions The Mackay Lucky 13: A List of Life-Changing Books University of Southern California (USC)--MBA Commencement Speech, May 15, 2009 Appendix: An Open Book Index Money-back Guarantee 281 291 303 317 319 330

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