t’s the often-heard lament of disillusioned job seekers who lack the will to go on with their frustrating job search – “No one will hire me!”
Misunderstanding job market realities, job seekers make numerous mistakes that frequently result in self-fulfilling prophecies. Two of America’s leading career experts identify 17 key mistakes job seekers make, from failing to articulate goals and knowing one’s worth to improperly using Internet resources, looking for jobs in the wrong places, and prematurely accepting a job offer.
Each chapter identifies a major mistake and then offers analyses, self-tests, exercises, and resources for avoiding the error in the future. The perfect job search guide for everyone, from students, job changers, and displaced executives to ex-offenders and transitioning military personnel. 208 pages. 6 x 9. November 2006.
THE AUTHORS: Ron and the late Caryl Krannich are two of America’s leading career and travel writers who have authored more than 100 books. Ron has authored several books designed for the military, ex-offenders, and others in transition: Military-to-Civilian Success for Veterans and Their Families, The Ex-Offenders New Job Finding and Survival Guide, The Ex-Offenders Re-Entry Success Guide, High Impact Resumes and Letters, Give Me More Money!, I Can’t Believe They Asked Me That!, and You Should Hire Me! A former Peace Corps Volunteer, Fulbright Scholar, and university professor, Ron specializes in developing career, life skills, and education resources for a variety of audiences.