How to Get Any Job, Second Edition

Paperback $16.99

Ten Speed Press | Oct 20, 2009 | 240 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9781580089470

  • Paperback$16.99

    Ten Speed Press | Oct 20, 2009 | 240 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9781580089470

  • Ebook$11.99

    Ten Speed Press | Sep 21, 2011 | 240 Pages | ISBN 9780307797681

Praise

“a clear process for job search that will work at any age.”
—Syndicated “Working Strategies” career columnist Amy Lindgren
 
“Career guru Donald Asher has updated his job search bible…perfect for every soon-to-be college grad who hasn’t thought beyond finding paid employment in order to get out of his parents’ house.”
—BookPage

Table Of Contents

Contents
 
PART 1
 
You Need to Reconsider Everything You Know about Your Employment Interests
 
1 Life Planning versus Getting a Job 3
 
2 Yes, It’s All about You 20
 
3 What Gets You Excited? Your Top Five Issues in This World 31
 
4 A Little Future Visioneering 43
 
5 Advanced Issues in Life Planning: More than Enough Ideas 53
 
6 A Different Kind of Choice 74
 
 
Part 2
 
Finding Out about Your Interests in the Real World
 
7 Prepare to Learn More  85
 
8 Are You Ready for Networking? 93
 
9 Volunteer and Internship Opportunities 107
 
10 Summer Jobs, and “The Most Important Summer of Your Life” 119
 
11 More Education 134
 
12 How about High-Risk Choices? 143
 
 
Part 3
 
Now It’s Time to Actually Get a Job
 
 CASE STUDY: How I Got My First Job 158
 
13 Start with a Job Target 161
 
14 Visualize the Job You Want 171
 
15 Troubleshooting Your Job Search 184
 
16 The Job Interview 203
 
 
 In Conclusion 227
 
 Index 229
 
 About the Author 234

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