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About the author:
Over the past decade, Jim Stroud has built an expertise in lead generation strategies, social media recruiting, video production, podcasting, online research, competitive intelligence, community management and training. He has consulted for such companies as Microsoft, Google, MCI, Siemens, Bernard Hodes Group (acquired by Findly) and a host of startup companies. Presently, Jim Stroud serves Randstad Sourceright as Senior Director of RPO Recruiting Strategies and Support where he alleviates sourcing headaches for his clients. (Best job ever!)
Jim Stroud has created and sold four online properties, managed an award-winning blog, published a weekly newsletter for jobseekers, a recruiter training magazine and co-hosted a popular technology podcast. Jim Stroud has also produced multiple web series devoted to such topics as: job search, recruiting, technology and language learning. Jim Stroud has been quoted by such publications as Globe and Mail, US News and World Report, Wall Street Journal and The Atlanta Journal and Constitution. Monster.com, Entrepreneur Magazine, Black Enterprise and The HR Examiner have all cited Jim Stroud for his digital influence. Jim Stroud also served as the emcee of SourceCon, the premier global conference on sourcing for three consecutive years. He has also presented as a keynote speaker at Sourcing Summit Europe, Sourcing Summit Asia, Recruiters Hub New Zealand, the Australasian Talent Conference and TRU London.
Jim Stroud is the author of "Content Is The New Sourcing: Strategies for Attracting and Engaging Passive Candidates" and "Resume Forensics: How To Find Free Resumes and Passive Candidates on Google." He also produces the "Its all recruiting" podcast and the Youtube video series - "The Jim Stroud Show."
When not online, Jim Stroud suffers from withdrawal symptoms that can only be soothed by chocolate chip cookies and family time.
The Number One Job Hunting Book in The World
Job Search Strategies for Unemployed, Underemployed and Unhappily Employed People.
Jobseekers! If the only thing you have done to find work is post your resume to a job board, you are missing out on countless opportunities. Stop doing what you have always done and implement a job search strategy that pays off now and for the entirety of your career. If you are unemployed, under-employed or unhappily-employed; the facts, ideas and methods in this book will help you find work quickly and keep you employed for years to come.
In this book, you will learn:
# Why now is a good time to be looking for work
# How to know which careers are worth your time
# How to look for work in other countries
# How to find jobs that will boost your entire career
# How to advance your career by writing your resume in advance
# How to position yourself to be found by recruiters looking to hire
# How to get fired from a job before you even start it
# How to find more qualified job leads with less effort
# How to start your own online business with no money down
# How to find a job on Twitter
# How to cold call a company and get a job
# Reasons why recruiters never call you back (and ways to convince them otherwise)
# How to deal with recruiters who pitch you jobs you do not want
# How to get job search help from family and friends
# How to use Facebook to get a job
And everything else that I forgot to mention in this description!
"The #1 Job Hunting Book In The World" is presented in a conversational style and humorous tone that engages the reader throughout. The information is contemporary, relevant and practical enough for immediate application. Read this book and be inspired to actions that will cause opportunities to seek you out.
- Publication Date:
- 1508741824 / 9781508741824
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Full Color
- Related Categories:
- Business & Economics / Careers / Job Hunting