If you are devoted in finding your new career and are prepared to DO IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME, this is the book for you!
This book has it all!
StepUp Your Career is a step-by-step job search handbook using professional career search techniques to guide a job seeker through all phases to land employment and new career. Kaye Blosser shares techniques she has mastered as an Executive Career Coach for YOU to master YOUR OWN job search and crack the code of today’s job search! She provides fundamental keys (from beginner to advanced) on how to find a job and guides YOU through each step of the way.
Volume I provides directions and resources of using several strategies concurrently to compete in the market and productively pave the road to your new career. It starts with the groundwork on how to: establish a career focus using transferrable skills, write an effective resume, create a "Tell Me About Yourself" response, and use best practices in acing an interview, e.g. overcoming problem areas (age, overqualified-underqualified, termination and more.)
This book has resources for locating key decision makers and will walk you through how to: find the hidden job market, network, direct market and self promote. It demonstrates how to: approach recruiters, use social media, and survive "unemployment blues."
It doesn't stop there…it will walk you through how to: compare job offers, negotiate fair compensation packages, and maximize your future performance evaluations.
Every chapter is designed to empower YOU to become YOUR OWN effective and efficient Career Coach and will aid YOU in building a durable foundation that has been proven to deliver successful results.
Volume II houses action packed worksheets that support your job search journey, including: determining your career path, 30-second commercial, writing success stories, overcoming liabilities, time management and offer comparison, as well as more than 150 career marketing examples of resumes, bios, proposals, references, addenda, and cover letters (e.g. introduction, job application, thank-you for the interview, direct marketing, counter offer, offer acceptance and job resignation) in numerous industry and occupational venues.
To aid in your personal career transition, for a limited time all marketing materials, worksheets and examples are additionally housed in the StepUp Your Career website as MS Word documents.
• YOUR approach by applying techniques taught by a PROFESSIONAL CAREER COACH.
• YOUR use of INNOVATIVE RESOURCES to link YOU in current industry and occupational intelligence.
• YOUR clear CAREER FOCUS to position YOU into YOUR best CAREER PATH and MARKET.
• YOUR keyword placement to give YOU an ADVANTAGE with online job boards.
• YOUR interviewing techniques based on YOUR strengths to INFLUENCE INTERVIEWERS.
• YOUR opportunities in UNADVERTISED JOB MARKETS – YOUR VALUE PROPOSITION for business solutions (IPOs, M&As, Growth Initiatives…)
• To advance your skills and secure YOUR BEST CAREER.
• To build INFLUENTIAL CONTACTS with key hiring managers in YOUR INDUSTRY.
• To create YOUR UNIQUE BRAND and sharpen YOUR DIRECT MARKETING and SOCIAL MEDIA infrastructure.
• To conduct YOUR SUPERB INTERVIEW with smart company research and Q&A preparation.
• To negotiate YOUR BEST SALARY and TERMS within an employment contract.
• To produce CAREER MARKETING DOCUMENTS that open doors into a CAREER that is RIGHT for YOU.
StepUp to a NEW CAREER!