Job Reconnaissance: Using Hacking Skills To Win The Job Hunt Game

September 25, 2013|
Job Reconnaissance: Using Hacking Skills To Win The Job Hunt Game by Josh More
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There is considerably more skill in the IT and security communities than is reflected in the jobs people are able to attain. Most people's limiting factor in their ability to get better jobs is not technical skills or even the soft skills necessary to do well in a new job. It is that getting a job is a completely different skill set and one that most people only practice every few years.

Job Reconnaissance: Using Hacking Skills to Win the Job Hunt Gameexplains the job hunting process, why the most commonly followed models fail and how to better approach the search. It covers the entire job hunt process from when to decide to leave your current job, research new possible job opportunities, targeting your new boss, controlling the job interview process and negotiating your new compensation and the departure from your current job.

This is not a complete all-in-one job-hunting book. This book assumes that the reader is reasonably competent and has already heard most of the "standard" advice, but is having difficulty putting the advice into practice. The goal is to fill in the gaps of the other books and to help the readers use their technical skills to their advantage in a different context.

The emphasis inJob Reconnaissanceis for infosec and IT job seekers to leverage the same skills they use in penetration testing and recon toward job-hunting success. These skills include targeting, reconnaissance and profiling combined with a technical look at skills other career search books commonly miss.



  • Covers the entire job hunt process from when to decide to leave your current job to the departure of your current job
  • Suggests how to research new possible job opportunities
  • Shows how to target your new boss, controlling the job interview process and negotiating your new compensation
Josh has over fifteen years of experience in IT, and ten years working in Security. Though today, he primarily works as a security consultant, he has also worked in roles ranging from user to developer to system administrator. He holds several security and technical certifications and serves in a leadership position on several security...
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Title:Job Reconnaissance: Using Hacking Skills To Win The Job Hunt GameFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:196 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 inShipping dimensions:196 pages, 9 X 6 X 0 inPublished:September 25, 2013Publisher:Syngress PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0124166016

ISBN - 13:9780124166011

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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