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If you are looking for a job you need every advantage you can get. What Does Somebody Have to Do to Get a Job Around Here? puts a former Human Resources executive turned employee advocate in your corner. Cynthia Shapiro reveals the best-kept job secrets that employers don’t want you to know including:
*Secret #8: A computer is deciding your job prospects.
*Secret #12: Professional references are useless.
*Secret #18: There is a “type” that always gets the offer.
*Secret #21: The Thank-You note is too late.
*Secret #28: Always negotiate.
* …and thirty-nine more!
Once you know the secrets you can create a winning resume, ace the interview, and land the job of your dreams.
Cynthia Shapiro, M.B.A., E.L.C., P.H.R., author of Corporate Confidential, is a former human resources executive and consultant. Now a personal career coach and employee advocate, she provides consultations and advice for employees all over the world. Her unique brand of career advice has been seen on ABC, CNN, FOX News, PBS and MSNBC; in the pages of Fortune, Glamour, Self, Details, Essence, Marie Claire, and is widely read in major newspapers across the U.S. Cynthia Shapiro lives and works in Los Angeles, California.
“Applying for a job is the most important game you will ever play, but employers keep the rules secret. Shapiro reveals how hiring decisions are really made, and gives you the map you need to get through this mine field safely.”
- Lewis Maltby, President of the National WorkRights Institute
“Startling! It’s the best investment you can make on behalf of your career.”
-Sam Horn, author of POP! Stand Out In Any Crowd
"Cynthia Shapiro puts you on the inside track to getting the job of your dreams - without the nightmares. If you want to compete with confidence, this is the only job search book you need." - Lois P. Frankel, Ph.D., author of Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office and See Jane Lead
“You can’t get on the fast track if you can’t get in the door. This book shares the hidden snares and insider secrets that will give job seekers the edge they’ve been looking for.” - Anne Fisher, “Ask Annie” columnist, CNNMoney.com and author, “If My Career’s on the Fast Track, Where Do I Get a Road Map?
“Cynthia’s insights into the job search process are invaluable. Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned professional, her insider tips will show you how to supercharge your job search and get the jobs you want.” - Penelope Trunk, Columnist for Boston Globe and Yahoo! Finance, author of Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success
“Applying for a job is the most important game you will ever play, but employers keep the rules secret. Shapiro reveals how hiring decisions are really made, and gives you the map you need to get through this mine field safely.” - Lewis Maltby, President of the National WorkRights Institute.
“There’s nothing like insider secrets to give you an edge over the competition, and when it comes to getting the top jobs, Cynthia Shapiro knows her stuff! This book will change the way you view job searching forever. Stop settling for less and go for the best!” - Barbara Stanny, author of Secrets Of Six Figure Women