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Getting Back to Work: Everything You Need to Bounce Back and Get a Job After a Layoff By Linda K. Rolie

Getting Back to Work: Everything You Need to Bounce Back and Get a Job After a Layoff
by Linda K. Rolie

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A comprehensive, action-oriented, job-hunting guide uniquely tailored to people who are suffering the financial and emotional ramifications of having lost their jobs.
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Getting Back to Work: Everything You Need to Bounce Back and Get a Job After a Layoff by Linda K. Rolie

A truly masterful book on career transition and job seeking, especiallyin light of the current state of our economy. It addresses a wide arrayof topics that are important for almost every job seeker. "
-Carmen Croonquist, Director of Career Services, University of Wisconsin

HOW DO YOU MOVE ON AFTER BEING LAID OFF?
You can't always control losing your job, but you can control your reaction and the decisions you make afterward

In Getting Back to Work, Linda Rolie, an expert in strategic career development with a background as a psychiatric therapist, gives you time-tested tools for finding a new job in today's tough economy, while also working through the psychological challenges you might face after being laid off.

In Getting Back to Work, you'll find:

  • Guidance managing emotions and stress while searching for a new job
  • Exercises to identify transferable skills, knowledge, abilities, and qualifications
  • Templates for writing impressive resumes, cover letters, and thank-you notes,
  • Tips on networking, resume building, interviewing, and how to answer the "why did you get laid off?" and "aren't you overqualified?" questions
  • Research methods for finding a job, helpful Internet sites and other resources
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    About Linda K. Rolie


    About the Authors
    Linda K. Rolie is a master's level managing director in outplacement and career development consulting services for corporations and impacted candidates. As the founder and president of Career Services, Ms. Rolie is known for measurable results in corporate settings, creating and implementing challenging programs, and consistently facilitating rapid return to work. Ms. Rolie delivers training workshop modules that repeatedly earn excellent evaluations from corporate management and participants. Her consulting focus includes needs assessments, strategic planning and implementation, and guiding corporate teams during restructuring.

    Table of Contents


    1.The Psychology of Job Change
    2.Moving Through the Stages
    3.The Effect on Your Self and Relationships
    4.Career vs. Job Change
    5.Finances: Resources and Budgets
    6.Identifying Your Transferrable Skills
    7.How to Describe Yourself
    8.Awareness of Your Work Values and Preferences
    9.Assesment Instruments
    10.Repackaging Yourself
    11.How to Find Work
    12.Networking
    13.The 10,000 pound Telephone
    14.Resumes
    15.Cover Letters
    16.References & Recommendations
    17.Job Application Forms
    18.Job Interviews
    19.Analyzing Job Offers
    20.Negotiating Salary and Job Offers
    21.Your Self and Your Job
    22.The Mature Worker
    23.Disability and Employment
    24.Epilogue
    25.Appendix
    26.Index

    Additional information

    GOR010109350
    Getting Back to Work: Everything You Need to Bounce Back and Get a Job After a Layoff by Linda K. Rolie
    Linda K. Rolie
    Used - Very Good
    Paperback
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    2009-08-01
    288
    0071638679
    9780071638678
    N/A
    Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
    This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.