In today′s job jungle, the guerrilla is king
Landing your dream job today requires that you be both the hunter and the hunted. Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0 explains in step–by–step detail how to use the newest social networking sites and digital tools to perform a precision–guided, all–out job–hunting assault. Get access to cheatsheets, case studies, before–and–after sample resumes and cover letters, and proven tactics that you can tailor to your situation to make it drop–dead simple to find a job fast.
"It′s rare to find an expert whose advice is novel and tangible. So much career counseling tends to be one or the other or neither. Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0 manages both; it′s loaded with original ideas for job seekers stuck in a rut." New York Post
"Levinson and Perry avoid the airy–fairy, none of that 50,000–foot–view stuff you′re used to reading in career books. This is down n′ dirty, practical advice for today′s hyper competitive job market." J. Donaldson, Job Hunter, Detroit
"Anyone unfortunate enough to be seeking a job in this market knows that the traditional methods can be dead ends. Here, many of the latest techniques recommended by headhunters are punctuated with war stories and step–by–step advice." Kiplinger′s Personal Finance
"An e–mail chain letter combined with a targeted Facebook ad generated leads within hours." Christa MP, Student, Toronto
"David is the most intelligent and tenacious recruiter I know, and he′s put all of his energy and more into this book. If you′re looking to effectively attack the job market with zeal and enthusiasm I′ve got only one piece of advice for you: read this book." Jim Donnelly, Editor–in–Chief, Ottawa Business Journal
Introduction The Winner s Edge.
Key Concepts: Why the job market has drastically changed. The importance of keywords.
Chapter 1 Why You Need to Become a Guerrilla Job Hunter.
The New Global America.
Key Concepts: The #1 secret to a successful job search. Details the elements of your successful plan.
PART I YOUR GUERRILLA MIND–SET.
Chapter 2 Personal Branding Guerrilla Style.
Shape Up Your Brand with Attitude.
Key Concepts: The skills employers seek. How to build your brand for free and make employers call you.
Chapter 3 Attitude Check.
Upfront and Personal.
Key Concepts: How to stay focused. How to right the typical mistakes job hunters make.
Chapter 4 Your Guerrilla Strategy.
Think Like a General Execute Like a Sergeant.
Key Concepts: How to crack the hidden job market. Tools and tactics for staying on top.
PART II WEAPONS THAT MAKE YOU A GUERRILLA.
Chapter 5 Your Research Plan.
Research: The Guerrilla s Competitive Edge.
Key Concepts: How to locate opportunities before your competition does.
Chapter 6 Resume Writing and Cover Letter Boot Camp.
Overhaul Your Personal Marketing Materials.
Key Concepts: Creating your marketing materials: cover letters and resumes that will be read instead of tossed.
Chapter 7 Guerrilla Networking.
A Radical Approach.
Key Concepts: Effortless networking that really works in any market.
PART III TACTICS THAT MAKE YOU A GUERRILLA.
Chapter 8 LinkedIn the 800–Pound Gorilla.
Your Be Found Epicenter.
Key Concepts: How to use LinkedIn to be found and other strategies.
Chapter 9 Digital Breadcrumbs.
Plugged In Turned On Tuned In.
Key Concepts: How to leverage social media and social networking.
Chapter 10 Commando Tactics.
15 Breakthrough Strategies That Work.
Key Concepts: How to get in front of the people you want to meet with.
PART IV YOUR GUERRILLA JOB–HUNTING CAMPAIGN.
Chapter 11 The Force Multiplier Effect in Action.
12 Sample Campaigns.
Key Concepts: Case studies of ordinary people who achieved extraordinary results by taking control of their job search.
Chapter 12 Hand–to–Hand Combat.
Winning the Face–to–Face Interview.
Key Concepts: What to do and say before, during, and after the interview to land the offer.
Chapter 13 Negotiating the Deal.
How to Bargain with Confidence.
Key Concepts: How to get what you want without fighting.
Chapter 14 Career Lancing.
All Ways Ready.
Key Concepts: What s next?
About the Authors.
Free Job Search Resources.
David E. Perry is coauthor of Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters as well as the author of Career Guide for the High–Tech Professional. Nicknamed the "Rogue Recruiter" by the Wall Street Journal, he has personally negotiated more than $184 million in compensation as Managing Director of Perry Martel International, one of North America′s top recruiting and placement firms.