Fired to Hired: Bouncing Back from Job Loss to Get to Work Right Now

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Penguin, Aug 4, 2009 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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If you want to get hired today, you must be a great candidate and an exceptional job seeker.

Tory Johnson?s New York Times bestseller, Will Work from Home, was comprehensive and inspiring. Now, the Women For Hire CEO and Good Morning America workplace contributor returns with advice and real-life stories for finding the right job after being let go. Tory knows what it takes to get noticed and hired, and helps you create a concrete action plan?one that will help you come out stronger and more successful than ever.

Giving up is not an option. Now?s the time to get the lay of the land, sharpen your skills, and energize your search. Here you?ll learn how to:

*Get over the sting of being unemployed
*Develop a digital identity and dive into online social networking
*Ensure your resume does not get lost in a big black hole
*Build and leverage your ?I Rock? file to master essential self-promotion
*Pitch and secure an effective externship and make volunteer experience count
*Launch a valuable job club that will yield strong support, job leads, and career success
 

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This book is awesome, she covered all of the bases concerning job searching. Having recently been laid off, I needed a catch all in a book. The book offered sound advice about job hunting, volunteer ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page
I Like Me I Really Really Like
I Told Two Friends and They Told Two Friends
Go Forth and Conquer
Ainʹt No Mountain High Enough
Power in Numbers
Mine All Mine
Iʹm Worth
Lose the Cape Superheroes Are a Sham
Pay It Forward
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Tory Johnson is the founder and CEO of Women For Hire, a nationally respected organization that produces career fairs and conducts job-seeking seminars for women throughout the country. She is a frequent media guest and has appeared on CNN, CBS, NBC, and FOX news. Robyn Freedman Spizman, has authored more than sixty books and is a frequent guest on CNN and Headline News, and has appeared for two decades as a consumer advocate on NBC in Atlanta. Lindsey Pollak, a Yale graduate, is involved with many national women’s organizations and has served as Director of Business Development at WorkingWoman.com.

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