Getting the Job You Want After 50 For Dummies, 1st Edition

  • Kerry Hannon
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  • ISBN-10: 1119022851
  • ISBN-13: 9781119022855
  • DDC: 331.702084
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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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!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
Getting Started with Finding a Job After 50 .
1: Scoping Out Your Prospects.
2: Using Skills to Your Advantage.
3: Harnessing the Power of Other People.
4: Tackling Common Financial Issues.
Launching Your Job Search.
5: Scoping Out Promising Job Markets.
6: Joining the Growing Ranks of the Self-Employed.
7: Dealing with Special Circumstances.
Marketing Yourself.
8: Rehabbing Your Résumé and Cover Letter.
9: Creating a Strong Online Presence.
10: Marketing Yourself on LinkedIn.
11: Clearing the Application Hurdle.
Taking the Stage: The Interview and Its Aftermath.
12: Prepping for a Job Interview.
13: Acing Your Job Interview.
14: Negotiating for What You Want.
The Part of Tens.
15: Ten Great Jobs for Workers Over 50.
16: Ten Common Interview Questions Answered.
17: Ten Steps for Career Changers.
About the Author.
Author’s Acknowledgments.
Publisher’s Acknowledgments.
Wiley End User License Agreement.