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Landed a six figure job in one week - Thanks to concepts in this book!, September 26, 2009 By William Mccausland Guerrilla Marketing for Job Huners 2.0 is a "must have" from those thinking of a career change or the hopelessly unemployed. Take it from me a white collar automotive professional living in the state with the highest unemployment, I found success in one week with the concepts in this book to land a higher paying position than the job that I was laid off from 90 days earlier. After reading and applying the ideas from other career changing self-help books, I was not making headway. This is the most up to date current resource to address the issues that are unique in today's economy. When there are 1,000 applicants for a single job, how do you position yourself to be one of the few to be selected for the interview? The answer is in this book regardless if you are looking for an entry-level position or your mid-career professional looking in the six-figures this is the resource for you. David Perry, author, goes one-step further and unlocks the secrets of how recruiters operate and how to land a job... Continue »
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Lee Silber is one of my favorite authors. [Yes writers have favorite authors as too.] I've always enjoyed Lee's books because he makes sense. He's just downright practical. Lee has nothing to do with the "employment market". He's not a resume writer or job search coach. I want you to read a piece he wrote talking about ordinary people like you and me who did something creative to get noticed. Lee's piece features among others the story of the Johnson brothers (Johnson & Johnson), Dave Matthews Band, The Grateful Dead, Kathy Najimy, Sara McLachlan, and Helmut Lang. All of whom were desperate and responded by doing something different. {I'll give you a link to the article soon enough but I have something to say first.} Why do I want you to read about something that's not job hunting related? Because desperate times call for - CREATIVITY. And the job search industry needs to stop writing in their client's resumes that they're "creative, entrepreneurial, different" and show them how to actually demonstrate that with their resume and their approach to job hunting. Because desperate times call for - CREATIVITY. Why do so many authors preach from on high that there's only... Continue »