HIRED! Paths to Employment in the Social Media Era
HIRED! Paths to Employment in the Social Media Era is a 300 page plus look at the steps today’s job seeker should take during their job search to secure employment in the social media era. Unlike so many published books claiming that there are only one or two effective ways to get a job, HIRED! presents a multi-faceted approach utilizing a myriad of tools. Each of these methods is discussed and explained so they can be implemented effectively, positioning you to secure a new position in the shortest period of time.
The book covers a myriad of topics designed to accelerate the search. These include: use of personal assessments; keywords and Boolean searches; personal branding; use of job boards; targeting of positions and companies; resumes; Social Media including Google+, About.me, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook; campaign maximization; interviews; alternatives to traditional jobs; and the future. There is also in-depth coverage of the enormous Hidden Job Market which is an area that is often overlooked, but where a majority of jobs actually exist.
What’s more, HIRED! gives real-life examples of successful methods and demonstrates how the candidate can incorporate them into a marketing campaign similar to the launch of any Branded product. Unlike other books in the job search and career area, Hired is an easy read and filled with real life examples and advice from leading experts. It is based on the experiences the two co-authors have encountered over the past 4 years speaking to and coaching thousands of job seekers.