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Getting the Job You Want After 50 For Dummies


Getting the Job You Want After 50 For Dummies


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von: Kerry Hannon

15,99 €

Verlag: For Dummies
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 11.08.2015
ISBN/EAN: 9781119022855
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 360

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Your guide to navigating today's workplace and snagging that perfect job Whether you're searching for a new job by choice or necessity, consider this book your life raft. You'll find all the resources you need to job-hunt—from building an online presence and revitalizing your résumé to negotiating a salary and landing that job! The power of people — harness the power of the people you know — friends and family, former colleagues, social media contacts, and more — to network your way to your next job Mirror, mirror on the wall — rehab your résumé and cover letter, build a positive online presence, acquire social media street smarts, and market yourself on LinkedIn Hang your own shingle — join the growing ranks of the self-employed with advice on launching your own business, working as a freelancer, turning a hobby into a profit, and cashing in on your natural gifts Scope it out — discover which jobs are in demand and expected to grow, what they pay, and whether you're qualified
Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with Finding a Job After 50 5 Chapter 1: Scoping Out Your Prospects 7 Chapter 2: Using Skills to Your Advantage 31 Chapter 3: Harnessing the Power of Other People 47 Chapter 4: Tackling Common Financial Issues 69 Part II: Launching Your Job Search 85 Chapter 5: Scoping Out Promising Job Markets 87 Chapter 6: Joining the Growing Ranks of the Self?]Employed 115 Chapter 7: Dealing with Special Circumstances 141 Part III: Marketing Yourself 155 Chapter 8: Rehabbing Your Résumé and Cover Letter 157 Chapter 9: Creating a Strong Online Presence 179 Chapter 10: Marketing Yourself on LinkedIn 205 Chapter 11: Clearing the Application Hurdle 229 Part IV: Taking the Stage: The Interview and Its Aftermath 241 Chapter 12: Prepping for a Job Interview 243 Chapter 13: Acing Your Job Interview 263 Chapter 14: Negotiating for What You Want 279 Part V: The Part of Tens 299 Chapter 15: Ten Great Jobs for Workers Over 50 301 Chapter 16: Ten Common Interview Questions Answered 307 Chapter 17: Ten Steps for Career Changers 313 Index 321
Kerry Hannon (kerryhannon.com) is a nationally recognized authority on career transitions and retirement, a frequent TV and radio commentator, and author of numerous books, including Love Your Job (Wiley/AARP), What's Next? (Berkley Trade/AARP), and Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ (Wiley/AARP). Hannon is AARP's Jobs Expert and a regular contributor to The New York Times, Forbes, and Money magazine.
Learn to: Showcase the value you have to offer a potential employer Perfect your résumé and interview skills Negotiate for what you want Snag your dream job in the age of social media Launch a whole new career or business Your guide to navigating today's workplace and snagging that perfect job Whether you're searching for a new job by choice or necessity, consider this book your life raft. You'll find all the resources you need to job-hunt—from building an online presence and revitalizing your résumé to negotiating a salary and landing that job! The power of people — harness the power of the people you know — friends and family, former colleagues, social media contacts, and more — to network your way to your next job Mirror, mirror on the wall — rehab your résumé and cover letter, build a positive online presence, acquire social media street smarts, and market yourself on LinkedIn Hang your own shingle — join the growing ranks of the self-employed with advice on launching your own business, working as a freelancer, turning a hobby into a profit, and cashing in on your natural gifts Scope it out — discover which jobs are in demand and expected to grow, what they pay, and whether you're qualified Open the book and find: Ways to identify and market your most valuable skills How to use Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and Twitter in your job search How to clear the application hurdle Tips for prepping for an interview The top jobs for 50+ workers Ten steps for career changers

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