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INTRODUCTION
Embrace Change
Move Past Anger
Lose the “Woe Is Me”
Take Time to Assess Your Life
Ask Yourself These Questions
Know Your Best Fit, but Don’t Limit Yourself
Understand Your Strengths
Seek Help from the Experts
Understand That People Want to Help
Keep on a Schedule
Be Proactive to Keep Up Your Spirits
Exude Confidence, but Be Honest
Stay Motivated
Learn the Art of Cold Calling
Gain New Perspective
Leave on Good Terms and with a Game Plan
Prepare for Career Transition
Use Outplacement Services
Avoid Job Search Firms That Charge Upfront Fees
Update Your Appearance and Make Over Your Attitude
Be Aware of the Undercover Interview
Present Yourself Professionally
Upgrade Your Resume
Looking for a Job Is a Job
Brand Yourself for Your Job Hunt
New Grad? Get Experience in Your Field
Stay Active and Keep Your Skills Fresh
Be Part of the Community
Put Your Pride Aside
Get Your Family Involved
Find Jobs Before They’re Posted
Get Involved in Networking Organizations
Use Your Alumni Network
Remember It’s a Small World
Be Curious Wherever You Go
Volunteer Your Expertise
Develop Yourself and Make New Contacts
Open New Doors with Online Networks
Play the Numbers Game
Learn How to Set Up Informational Meetings
Be Proactive and Seize Opportunities
Keep Doors Open
Reach Out to Former Colleagues
Find Insiders at Your Ideal Employer
Check In with Former Customers and Suppliers
Help Others and You’ll Help Yourself
Treat Your Coworkers Well
Hang Out at Starbucks
Check the Employer’s Financial Stability
Work with a Recruiter Who Has Inside Knowledge
Volunteer Your Services to Become Known
Be Savvy with Online Job Boards
Consider a Temporary or Contract Job
Know When It’s Time to Go, and Plan
File for Unemployment Benefits
Plan Ahead
Be Honest with the Kids
Learn Financial Survival Techniques
Prioritize When Living on Less
Remember, It’s a Temporary Situation
Embrace Your New Lifestyle
Pursue Employers That Are Expanding Their Reach
Take a Contract Job
Transfer Your Skills
Combine Your Skills with Your Passion
Show Your Versatility
Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
Consider Your Entrepreneurial Side
Stretch Yourself to Think Differently
Pitch Your Skills to Uncle Sam
Think Out of the Country
Open a New Door: Shanghai Adventure
Get Noticed by Your Target Employer
Stress Your Social Media Know-How
Prepare for Interviews like an Exam
Take a Plant or Office Tour
Demonstrate How Your Personality Is a Good Fit
Present Yourself as You Are
Interview the Interviewer
Understand What the Job Entails
Ask for the Job
Know What Not to Do on an Interview
Get a Little Help from Your Friends
Know the Job You Want
Learn from Each Job Experience
Find the Right Job for You
Go Back to Your Roots
Learn to Communicate What You Can Do
Keep Your Faith in Better Times Ahead
Remember Your Values
Go with Your Gut
Take the Long View
Be Assertive About Your Value
Check Your Attitude
Ask for Severance
Choose the Job That Will Make You Happy
Use Your Skills in Multiple Jobs
Parlay Your Skills into Your Own Business
Buy a Business or Franchise
Start a Business Doing What You Enjoy
Update from Traditional to Digital
Move to Where You Want to Be
Seek a Partnership
Use Your Skills for Others
EPILOGUE: KEEP LOOKING, NEVER STOP
INDEX
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I Found a Job!

I Found a Job!

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This uplifting book explores the most relevant and pressing issues in the current labor market to show readers what job search techniques are working right now.

This uplifting book explores the most relevant and pressing issues in the current labor market to show readers what job search techniques are working right now.

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Published by: O'Reilly Media, Inc. on Oct 24, 2011
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