The 6 Reasons You'll Get the Job: What Employers Look for--Whether They Know It or Not (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Oct 5, 2010 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
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What Are Employers Really Looking for?
It's Not What You Think.


More people than ever are applying for the same few jobs. Surfing job boards and submitting a dozen résumés a day just doesn't work. The 6 Reasons You'll Get the Job shows you exactly how to tailor your pitch and stand out from the crowd so that you get hired.

Talent alone will not get you the job. The short list of candidates all have the ability to do the work, so what makes the difference? Whether employers know it or not, intuitively they are always looking for a candidate who meets or exceeds each of six qualities:

? Presentation
? Ability
? Dependability
? Motivation
? Attitude
? Network

These qualities may sound familiar, but you'll be surprised at how employers judge them. You'll discover how to promote these six qualities to your advantage so employers take notice. You'll also learn proven strategies for finding jobs in the Hidden Market while your competition is still waiting by the phone. By mastering a few simple, often overlooked techniques, you'll get noticed by the person who has the power to hire you now.


  

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Review: The 6 Reasons You'll Get the Job: What Employers Look for--Whether They Know It or Not

User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

This book has lots of advice I had not heard before. But I am thinking about working for the government and many of the examples the authors used are more common in the private sector (ex. researching the company's values, thinking about profits). Read full review

Review: The 6 Reasons You'll Get the Job: What Employers Look for--Whether They Know It or Not

User Review  - Alicia - Goodreads

This book was among my favorites about the job-hunting process. The beginning of chapter 3 gives a good summary of what this book is all about: "PADMAN is all about the employers- their needs, their ... Read full review

Contents

UNDERSTANDING YOUR IMPACT ON PROFIT
UNDERSTANDING THE SCREENOUT PROCESS
UNDERSTANDING THE EMPLOYERS PROBLEM
PRESENTATION
ABILITY
DEPENDABILITY
MOTIVATION
ATTITUDE
DISCOVERING YOUR LEARNING STYLE
CREATING SOLUTIONS BY LEARNING NEW SKILLS
CREATING SOLUTIONS BY ACCESSING RESOURCES
CREATING SOLUTIONS BY CHANGING YOUR JOB TARGET
CREATING SOLUTIONS BY ADJUSTING YOUR OUTLOOK
CREATING SOLUTIONS BY ADJUSTING THE EMPLOYERS OUTLOOK
CRAFTING GOOD ANSWERS FOR NONTRADITIONAL EMPLOYMENT CHOICES
CRAFTING GOOD ANSWERS FOR SITUATIONS IN YOUR PERSONAL LIFE

NETWORK
MAKING PADMAN WORK FOR YOU
BENDING THE RULES SO YOU GET NOTICED
SPONTANEOUS CONTACT
MORE THAN JUST WORDS
SHOW THEN TELL
TOP TIPS FOR CHOOSING AND PREPPING YOUR REFERENCES
RESPONSIVE CREDIBLE REFERENCES
PROACTIVE CREDIBLE REFERENCES
UNCOVERING YOUR CREDIBLE REFERENCES
NOW FOR THE REST OF THE STORY
A SUBTLE TECHNIQUE
EXPANDING THE DEFINITION OF TRANSFERABLE SKILLS
WHEN NOT TO USE AN EXAMPLE OF TRANSFERRABLE SKILLS
THE RULES FOR EFFECTIVELY USING TRANSFERABLE SKILLS
MAKING PADMAN WORK FOR YOU
CRAFTING GOOD ANSWERS FOR MISTAKES IN YOUR PAST
TIPS FOR MAKING YOUR GOOD ANSWERS MOST EFFECTIVE
MAKING PADMAN WORK FOR YOU
TARGETING THE RIGHT EMPLOYERS
CHOOSING THE RIGHT TOOLS FOR YOU
MOVE FORWARD OR MOVE ON
IM A WISE INVESTMENT
I HAVE A LOT TO OFFER SIR
WORKING FOR A BETTER LIFE
PLEASE JUDGE ME ON MY ABILITY
IF YOU TAKE THE RISK YOU WONT BE SORRY
INTRODUCTION
5 STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD BY GIVING FACTS
ADJUST YOUR OUTLOOK
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