What Does Somebody Have to Do to Get A Job Around Here!

What Does Somebody Have to Do to Get A Job Around Here!

44 Insider Secrets and Tips That Will Get You Hired

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
A former Human Resources executive turns employee advocate in a practical handbook that offers an inside look at corporate hiring practices and reveals important secrets about the hiring process, including forty-four essential ways to work the system--ranging from "Professional references are useless" to "Always negotiate." Original. 30,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave

If you are looking for a job you need every advantage you can get. What Does Somebody Have to Do to Get a Job Around Here? puts a former Human Resources executive turned employee advocate in your corner. Cynthia Shapiro reveals the best-kept job secrets that employers don't want you to know including:
*Secret #8: A computer is deciding your job prospects.
*Secret #12: Professional references are useless.
*Secret #18: There is a "type" that always gets the offer.
*Secret #21: The Thank-You note is too late.
*Secret #28: Always negotiate.
* …and thirty-nine more!
Once you know the secrets you can create a winning resume, ace the interview, and land the job of your dreams.

Cynthia Shapiro, M.B.A., E.L.C., P.H.R., author of Corporate Confidential, is a former human resources executive and consultant. Now a personal career coach and employee advocate, she provides consultations and advice for employees all over the world. Her unique brand of career advice has been seen on ABC, CNN, FOX News, PBS and MSNBC; in the pages of Fortune, Glamour, Self, Details, Essence, Marie Claire, and is widely read in major newspapers across the U.S. Cynthia Shapiro lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312373344
Characteristics: xiv, 285 p. ; 21 cm


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Dec 07, 2016

I LOVED this book. I read the entire book cover-to-cover in 2-3 days. It was full of practical advice for job seekers including tips for your resume, cover letter and interviewing. I only wish I'd found it months earlier. Great Read!

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