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Use the latest technology to target potential employers and secure the first interview--no matter your experience, education, or network--with these revised and updated tools and recommendations.
“The most practical, stress-free guide ever written for finding a white-collar job.”—Dan Heath, coauthor of Switch and Made to Stick
Technology has changed not only the way we do business, but also the way we look for work. The 2-Hour Job Search rejects laundry lists of conventional wisdom in favor of a streamlined job search approach that produces results quickly and efficiently. In three steps, creator Steve Dalton shows you how to select, prioritize, and make contact with potential employers so you can land that critical first interview.
In this revised second edition, you'll find updated advice on how to efficiently surf online job postings, how to reach out to contacts at your dream workplace and when to follow up, and advice on using LinkedIn, Indeed, and Google to your best advantage. Dalton incorporates ideas from leading thinkers in behavioral economics, psychology, and game theory, as well as success stories from readers of the first edition.
The 2-Hour Job Search method has proven so successful that it has been shared at schools across the globe and is a formal part of the curriculum for all first-year MBAs at Duke University. With this book, you'll learn how to make it work for you too.
About the Author
Steve Dalton, MBA, is a senior career consultant and associate director at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and the author of The 2-Hour Job Search. Prior to entering the career service industry, Steve was an associate marketing manager at General Mills.
“This is the most practical, stress-free guide ever written for finding a white-collar job. Dalton has somehow managed to squeeze all the anxiety out of the job-hunting process. Simply put: If you need a job, you need this book.”—Dan Heath, coauthor of Switch and Made to Stick