The Job Search Checklist Now Available on NetGalley

Jacket Image, The Job Search Checklist by Damian BirkelBook reviewers, professors, librarians, journalists, booksellers, bloggers and other book industry professionals are invited to download an e-galley of The Job Search Checklist: Everything You Need to Know to Get Back to Work After a Layoff  by Damian Birkel, now available for review through NetGalley. Submit your request for a review copy of The Job Search Checklist here.

Suffered a job loss? Learn how to get back on your feet and in the game in no time.

Losing your job can be a crushing setback, but the key is to remember the expression: “When one door closes, another one opens.” With the proven tips and tactics featured in The Job Search Checklist, you’ll learn how to turn your loss into opportunity and find another job fast. This indispensable guide covers everything from dealing with the emotional impact of being laid off to rebuilding your professional identity. You’ll get solid advice on:

• Developing a career plan by taking stock of your experience, abilities, and goals
• Crafting an effective résumé and building Internet-friendly documents
• Creating a “personal marketing plan” to promote yourself to potential employers
• Finding the hidden job market through in-person and online networking.

Downloadable templates, sample cover letters, a range of effective résumé formats, and even job search correspondence will help you customize your efforts. Helpful checklists throughout the book will get you on the right track and keep you there. You’ll also discover valuable strategies for interviewing and negotiating effectively, plus tips on hitting the ground running once you start that new—and better—job.

Photo of Damian Birkel, author of The Job Search ChecklistDamian Birkel is a certified career counselor and the founder of Professionals in Transition® Support Group. His job search methodology has been used by more than 5,000 out-of-work professionals to find new employment. His expertise has been featured on Fox News, CNN, NPR, and in USA Today, Fortune, Time, and The Wall Street Journal.

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