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Get That Job! By Malcolm Hornby

Get That Job!
by Malcolm Hornby

A new fully updated 3rd edition of the continued bestselling jobhunter's guide, 3 Easy Steps to the Job You Want, now retitled as Get That Job. Now with new sections on portfolio careers, flexible earning and networking for jobhunting success.

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Get That Job!: Easy Steps to the Job You Want by Malcolm Hornby

Get That Job is a self-development manual and jobhunter's guide in one. It will help you to decide and plan the life you want. It gives practical advice on how to get a job, in the context of your life goals.

This book will be your very own career and life-planing personal coach. It enables you to identify what makes you special, set your own career and life goals, discover techniques to help you succeed in your job search ..... and then Get That Job! This book contains everything you need: from personality profiling and career-life balance exercises, to practical tips on how to write a CV and letters of application, how to make a presentation and what happens at an assessment centre. You'll find out how to access the unadvertised job market and how to succeed in recruitment interviews. With this book you will be sure to Get That Job!

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About Malcolm Hornby

Malcolm Hornby is a fellow of the Institute of Personnel Directors. Malcolm has had a varied career spanning both teaching and sales before entering human resources and becoming the personnel manager of a large pharmaceutical corporation. He then established himself as a human resources consultant and 10 years ago founded Delta Management Consultancy, through which he runs a range of training programmes on communication and interpersonal skills, team building and leadership. He also trains the trainers of equivalent courses. Malcolm advises businesses on managerial appointments through assessment centres and runs popular outplacement workshops based on this book to help those who have been made redundant find the job they want with minimum stress and maximum success.

Table of Contents

Publisher's acknowledgements

Get that job! how this book can hep

Step 1 WHO ARE YOU? Taking stock taking control

Before we begin

1. The changing world of work
And your vision of success

2. Introduce yourself

A five-minute exercise on your past and future

3. Redundancy and coping with stress
Coping with the pressures of jobsearching

4. Taking stock
Where have you been? What will the future hold?

5. Managing your finances
Budgeting and where to go for help

6. Your needs and wants in life
Clarifying what you want from life

7. Your own skills and knowledge
Your unique set of skills and knowledge

8. Your personality
An enlightening personality profile

9. Your communication and working style
A personal insight

10. What do you want from your job?
Putting work into perspective

11. Your work-life balance
Balancing the two

12. Your values
What is really important to you in your life?

13. Your life's achievements
Sing your own praises

14. Getting feedback from others
Developing a balanced view of yourself

15. Get a coach
A 'sounding board' for your ideas

Step 2 WHERE ARE YOU GOING? A new direction

Before we begin

16. Your new direction
Identifying and evaluating new options

17. Setting your goals
Setting long and short-term goals

18. Creating your own job
Working for yourself, interim, consulting and portfolio working

Step 3 HOW WILL YOU GET THERE? How to get the job you want

Before we begin

19. Managing your jobsearch
Project and time management skills

20. Networking: contact development
The benefits of networking and how to do it

21. Using the telephone
Techniques to help you

22. Letters and e-mails
Tips and model formats

23. Writing your CV
What to include, how to lay yours out

24. How to complete application forms
Why and how you should complete them

25. Selling yourself
Your features and benefits

26. How to be a better listener
Don't miss a thing

27. How to create a positive image
Impact through body language and dress

28. Your way in: finding vacancies
Reactive and proactive jobsearching

29. Finding your job on the Net
Finding a job using the World Wide Webt

30. How recruiters pick candidates
The recruiter's shopping list

31. Preparing for your interview
How to succeed

32. How to shine in assessment centres
What they are; inside knowledge

33. How to give a presentation Prepare, plan, practise - present

34. Recruitment tests and evaluations
Personality, skill and aptitude evaluations

35. What if you don't get the job you want?
Learning from experience

36. What if you DO get offered the job you want?
Negotiating the best package

37. Saying goodbye to your employer
Departing diplomatically

38. Starting and keeping your new job
New kid on the block

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Get That Job!: Easy Steps to the Job You Want by Malcolm Hornby
Malcolm Hornby
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Pearson Education Limited
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