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Over 40 & you're hired!: secrets to landing a great job

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View Robin Ryan's posts on the Penguin BlogA vital new job search approach customized for people over forty- from the author of60 Seconds & You're Hired! With unemployment hitting all time highs, the over- forty crowd is struggling to land new jobs. America's top career counselor offers her market-tested program that shows readers how to effectively stand out and appeal to employers amid age discrimi­nation and floods of competition. In Over 40 & You're Hired!, Robin Ryan will inspire readers to jump-start their careers and secure new, better-paying jobs. She encourages them to tap into the "hidden job market" (where 80 percent of all jobs are found), explains how to create targeted resumes and master the interview, and outlines how to overcome any age-related stereotypes they may encounter in their job hunt. Ryan has created a guide of valuable advice and detailed explanations culled from over twenty years of experience as a career counselor that people over forty will find indispensible as they look for work.

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If you are over 40 and struggling to land a new job, you're not alone. It's a whole new ballgame out there, so America's top career counselor has perfected a market-tested program to help you stand out effectively and appeal to employers amid age discrimination and floods of competition. In Over 40 and You're Hired!, Robin Ryan draws on her 30 years of direct hiring experience, 20 years as a career counselor, and her extensive relationships with hundreds of recruiters, decisions makers, and HR professionals to give you the skills and tools you need to revitalize your career and secure a new, better-paying job. She covers:

• How hiring has changed and what you need to do to compete
• Ways to tap into the the 80% of all jobs that are never advertised
• LinkedIn strategies you to need to use
• Successful formats for creating a winning Resume and Cover Letter
• Answers to tough interview questions
• Effective strategies to overcome age discrimination
• Proven salary negotiation techniques
• Effective strategies to present yourself as the candidate to hire
• Networking techniques to get in front of decision makers
• Inspiration and motivation to foster your success!

"Targeted and strategic—a real winner."— Business Radio Network

"Loaded with great tips and a valuable bonus section available only to book buyers." Long Island Press

"If you use Robin Ryan's advice, you definitely fly by the competition." -- KING-TV News

"Robin Ryan is America's leading authority on how to get hired in today's job market." —The Arizona Republic

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table_of_contents Hiring is different now -- Now aim -- Overcoming concerns decision makers may have -- Finding unadvertised jobs -- Finding potential employers -- Referral networking -- Finding job openings using websites and online job boards -- Job hunting on social networks -- What you need to know about recruiters -- Your targeted résumé -- Guidelines on formatting and writing your résumé -- Résumé samples -- Eye-catching cover letters -- Cover letter guidelines and formats -- Cover letter samples -- Wow 'em with a successful presentation -- Acing the job interview -- Salary negotiations -- Set S.M.A.R.T. goals -- You're hired! -- Career resources to help you.
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title Over 40 & you're hired! : secrets to landing a great job
title_alt Over 40 & You're Hired!, Over 40 & you're hired, Over 40 & you're hired! :, Over forty and you're hired., Secrets to landing a great job.
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title_short Over 40 & you're hired! :
title_sort over 40 & you're hired! secrets to landing a great job
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