101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times

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December 9, 2009


Mixed media product, 208 pages

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“If you are serious about landing a quality job quickly in today’s job market, this book will practically guarantee your success.”
–Bob Burg, bestselling author of Endless Referrals and The Go-Giver

“Jay Block has taken his place as one of the career coaching industry’s most innovative thinkers and contributors.”
—Frank X. Fox, Executive Director, Professional Association of Résumé Writers & Career Coaches

“A must-read for all job seekers in today’s highly competitive job market.”
—Sherry Zylka, Associate Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, Schoolcraft College (Michigan)

“Jay has written a unique and highly effective book combining motivational techniques with job search innovation.”
—Susan Leventhal, Manager, Professional Placement Network, Workforce One, Florida

About the Book:

In 101 Best Ways to Land a Job in Troubled Times, Jay Block helps you approach your job transition strategically—not as a one-time search, but as a campaign of discovery through which you’ll achieve your career objectives. Follow his easy five-step process to:

  • Manage fear and negative emotions that impede success
  • Carefully define clear job and career goals
  • Create effective and high-impact self- marketing tools that make job seekers STAND OUT professionally
  • Develop strategic, structured action plans that will become the job seeker’s GPS to their next job
  • Take action and “enjoy the process” of landing a job in troubled times quickly and effectively

    Block’s proven method is the only way to truly seize control of your future, land the job you want, and earn the pay you deserve.

    Table of contents

    i. Introduction
    ii. What You Need to Know Before We Start

    Chapter 1: How to Ride the Emotional Roller Coaster: Manage Fear and Emotions When Adversity Affects Your World

    Chapter 2: Defining Your Goal - If You Don’t Know Where You’re Going; You Won’t Get There

    Chapter 3: Value-Based Resumes and Self-Marketing Tools

    Chapter 4: Create a Strategic Action Plan: Don't Look East to Watch a Sunset

    Chapter 5: Taking Action: If You Don't Blow Your Own Horn, No One Will Hear You

    Author comments

    Jay A. Block is an industry pioneer and one of the nation’s leading executive career and empowerment coaches. He is the author of 15 career and motivational titles, including the classic 101 Best Résumés.

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