xvi, 367 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -367).
"In the Over 50 and motivated! book, Brian Howard will teach you a systematic approach for conducting a real-world job search based on years of frontline recruiting experience helping thousands of tenured job seekers just like you. He will teach you how to effectively conduct a job search in today's job market and techniques to successfully combat age biases. he willhow you how to get job offers and your next fulfilling career position!"--P.  of cover.
Introduction -- Getting your mind right before starting your search -- Strategy is everything: The self-motivated approach -- Things to know about your job search -- Profiling your next career opportunity - the target opportunity profile -- Essential job-search topics and tools -- Cover letters and other written communications -- Professional networking --Social media and networking: twitter and facebook -- Working with recruiters -- Proactively marketing your professional credentials --Interviewing -- Unique tactics that create differentiation -- References -- Evaluating and negotiating a job offer -- Resignation and counter offers -- Covenants not to compete and non-solicitation agreements -- Working successfully for a younger boss -- How to relaunch a stagnant job search -- Hire yourself - becoming a consultant or opening a franchise -- A personal letter to you about career management.
Over fifty and motivated
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