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How to find work in the 21st century : contracting your way to a job or a career

Author: Ron McGowan
Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Trafford, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron McGowan
ISBN: 1552124665 9781552124666
OCLC Number: 56124878
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. How the workplace has changed. Looking for work instead of a job ; Most of the employment opportunities are hidden ; Why contracting makes sense ; Make it easy to get hired ; The need for self-promotion --
pt. 2. What exactly do you have to offer? What is important and relevant for you? ; Defining your personal and career profile ; Succeeding as a contractor ; Stay flexible ; Checklist #one --
pt. 3. How to market yourself. Sales and marketing defined ; Myths about selling ; Marketing tools ; Resumes and marketing materials ; The twenty-first-century resume ; Getting organized ; Networking Do's and Don'ts ; Looking for work on the Internet ; Checklist #two --
pt. 4. Getting started : the first 90 days. Pre-selling tasks ; Start your engines ; Fine-tune your approach ; Final thoughts --
pt. 5. Guidelines for college seniors. Getting ready ; Action plan --
Conclusion --
Appendix One : Managing your career. Overview ; Becoming career fit ; Becoming You Inc. ; Selling You Inc. --
Appendix 2 : The new workplace. Overview ; University program shows the way ; The Internet and the law ; Telecommuting ; Those fuzzy employment statistics ; The coming boom in jobs ; Disappearing jobs ; The jobless recovery ; Lighten up --
Half-day seminar.
Other Titles: How to find work in the twenty-first century :
Contracting your way to a job or a career
Responsibility: by Ron McGowan.
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