Getting the Job You Want After 50 for Dummies

Getting the Job You Want After 50 for Dummies

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Your guide to navigating today's workplace and snagging that perfect job

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!

The power of people -- harness the power of the people you know -- friends and family, former colleagues, social media contacts, and more -- to network your way to your next job Mirror, mirror on the wall -- rehab your résumé and cover letter, build a positive online presence, acquire social media street smarts, and market yourself on LinkedIn Hang your own shingle -- join the growing ranks of the self-employed with advice on launching your own business, working as a freelancer, turning a hobby into a profit, and cashing in on your natural gifts Scope it out -- discover which jobs are in demand and expected to grow, what they pay, and whether you're qualified
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2015]
ISBN: 9781119022848
Branch Call Number: 331.702084 HANNON
Characteristics: xiv, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: AARP (Organization)


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The familiar "for Dummies" format provides a practical guide for everything from refreshing your resume to salary negotiations after 50.

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