How to Find Work in the 21st Century by Ron McGowan
(Self-Counsel Reference)

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Does it seem really hard to find work in the current market? Do you wonder why you get negative or no responses to your job applications? If the answer to any or all of these questions is yes, this book is for you. Now in its fifth edition, the book explains how: the route to getting work has changed you can find hidden work opportunities to create effective marketing tools for yourself If you have the impression the world of work has changed, you are correct. This book, already used in many countries by guidance and employment counsellors, will show you how to approach the new realities of finding the work you want. The book is currently in use at over 200 colleges, universities, and secondary schools! The workplace is going through one of its most significant transitions in the past 100 years. The ’80s and ’90s saw dramatic downsizing, outsourcing, and telecommuting. Plenty of work is available today, but not necessarily a lot of jobs. Stable jobs do still exist, but they are getting harder to find and the route to getting one is different from what it used to be. For many people, this route involves a detour through unfamiliar territory. This book explains the new work world and suggests where the workplace is headed. It will help you define exactly what you have to offer your employers and the type of work you should be looking for. You’ll learn how to find hidden work opportunities and create a resume that’s suited to the work world of today. With sample marketing tools for professionals and recent grads, How to Find Work in the 21st Century will show you how to sell yourself successfully and be an effective networker so you can find your place in today’s job market. CD-ROM Includes: Checklists Quizzes (and answers) Sample résumés, letters, and more!
 

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Published February 1, 2009 by Self-Counsel Press, Inc.. 216 pages
Genres: . Non-fiction