Get The Job You Want Even When There's No One Hiring
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You can find a job in a bad economy - but not with conventional search strategies. To win a job now, you need a recession-proof plan. Get the Job You Want, Even When No One's Hiring explains why your chances are better than you think, gives you the strategies to land your dream job, and includes: The twenty habits of effective job-hunters in a down market Why Your resume is your least important job-search tool Tips on building an online career identity with blogs, web sites, and social media The job market is weaker than it has been in 80 years. The US recession has claimed more than 4 million jobs to date. More than 4 million jobs have been lost in a one-year period. One hundred forty-five thousand positions were recently eliminated in just one week, with nearly 650,000 jobs lost within one month. Unemployment continues to expand with more layoffs and downsizings. As the economy shrinks, debt soars, and the headlines proclaim one financial meltdown after another. Worst of all, it seems that no one's hiring! We are in the middle of a perfect storm, and it's almost surely going to get worse before it gets better.