Fearless Job Hunting

Fearless Job Hunting

Powerful Psychological Strategies for Getting the Job You Want

Book - 2010
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
Searching for a job is difficult mostly because it is so psychologically daunting. It is nearly impossible to motivate oneself to complete applications and submit resumes without feeling hopeful, but this same hope all too easily backfires into feelings of disappointment and rejection. Worsening the problem, many people searching for jobs who have been recently laid off are affected by feelings of vulnerability, hopelessness, and low self-esteem. Fearless Job Hunting is a psychologically sophisticated guide that applies cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to help readers searching for jobs silence negative self-talk and focus on taking action. Readers learn how to create a productive and positive work environment for effective job searching, put an end to self-limiting beliefs and other self-imposed barriers, and make the most of networking opportunities. Readers also discover communication skills and psychological techniques drawn from CBT that can help them not only get the interview, but ace it. The book includes information from decision-makers who work in government, Fortune 500 companies, local grocery chains, entrepreneurial operations, and more on what helps and hurts job candidates. Also included is advice for negotiating contracts once a job is offered and translating CBT skills to the workplace.
Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, c2010
ISBN: 9781572248342
1572248343
Characteristics: [vii], 198 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Knaus, William J.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

v
Vito597
Jul 02, 2014

A well written, refreshing read on an overdone subject. They provide a unique perspective on the personal psychology of job-searching that was introspective and useful. I read it twice.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at WCLS

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top