Getting the Job You Want After 50 for Dummies (Paperback)

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Getting the Job You Want After 50 for Dummies (Paperback)


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Your guide to navigating today's workplace and snagging that perfect job

Whether you're searching for a new job by choice or necessity, consider this book your life raft. You'll find all the resources you need to job-hunt--from building an online presence and revitalizing your r sum to negotiating a salary and landing that job

  • The power of people -- harness the power of the people you know -- friends and family, former colleagues, social media contacts, and more -- to network your way to your next job
  • Mirror, mirror on the wall -- rehab your r sum and cover letter, build a positive online presence, acquire social media street smarts, and market yourself on LinkedIn
  • Hang your own shingle -- join the growing ranks of the self-employed with advice on launching your own business, working as a freelancer, turning a hobby into a profit, and cashing in on your natural gifts
  • Scope it out -- discover which jobs are in demand and expected to grow, what they pay, and whether you're qualified
Kerry Hannon ( is a nationally recognized authority on career transitions and retirement, a frequent TV and radio commentator, and author of numerous books, including Love Your Job (Wiley/AARP), What's Next? (Berkley Trade/AARP), and Great Jobs for Everyone 50+ (Wiley/AARP). Hannon is AARP's Jobs Expert and a regular contributor to The New York Times, Forbes, and Money magazine.
Product Details ISBN: 9781119022848
ISBN-10: 1119022843
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: August 31st, 2015
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: For Dummies