Your guide to navigating today's workplace and snagging that perfect job
Whether you're searching for a new job by choice or necessity, consider this book your life raft. You'll find all the resources you need to job-hunt—from building an online presence and revitalizing your résumé to negotiating a salary and landing that job!
- The power of people — harness the power of the people you know — friends and family, former colleagues, social media contacts, and more — to network your way to your next job
- Mirror, mirror on the wall — rehab your résumé and cover letter, build a positive online presence, acquire social media street smarts, and market yourself on LinkedIn
- Hang your own shingle — join the growing ranks of the self-employed with advice on launching your own business, working as a freelancer, turning a hobby into a profit, and cashing in on your natural gifts
- Scope it out — discover which jobs are in demand and expected to grow, what they pay, and whether you're qualified
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