101 Best Ways To Land A Job In Troubled Times by Jay A. Block101 Best Ways To Land A Job In Troubled Times by Jay A. Block

101 Best Ways To Land A Job In Troubled Times

byJay A. Block

Paperback | December 9, 2009

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“If you are serious about landing a quality job quickly in today’sjob 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’smost 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 Educationand Workforce Development, Schoolcraft College (Michigan)

“Jay has written a unique and highly effective book combiningmotivational 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 yourjob transition strategically—not as a one-time search, but as a campaign of discovery throughwhich 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.

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.
Title:101 Best Ways To Land A Job In Troubled TimesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.3 × 7.4 × 0.53 inPublished:December 9, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071663282

ISBN - 13:9780071663281


Rated 5 out of 5 by from A new classic for job searchers A very practical job search book that deals with the emotional side of job search usually ignored by other authors, while guiding the reader through the five steps of their job search.
Date published: 2010-09-11

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