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Recommendation

It’s nice to read a book written by the fellow "who wrote the book." Alan R. Schonberg is that guy, the chairman of the world’s largest executive recruiting firm. The insights into job hunting that he provides are well worth the classy sales pitch he offers on behalf of the headhunting profession. You wish he would give more insider headhunter’s information - one senses that he has politely declined to publish all his business secrets. Still, there’s a lot here to ponder. Thus, getAbstract recommends this book to people who want to turn job hunting into a process that can enhance their dignity, salary and job-satisfaction. A show of hands, please.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to land your dream job;
  • How headhunters can help you find it; and
  • How to turn rejection into motivation.
 

About the Authors

Alan R. Schonberg runs the world’s largest search and recruitment organization, Management Recruiters International (MRI). As its chairman and founder, he oversees an army of 5,000 headhunters in more than 1,000 offices. Thirty thousand middle and senior managers a year get jobs through his organization. Robert L. Shook has written more than forty books, including The IBM Way and The Greatest Sales Stories Ever Told.

 

Summary

Inventory Yourself
If the longest journey begins with a single step, then finding the perfect job begins by being honest with yourself. Assess your strengths and your weaknesses - just in case you have any. You have to be able to articulate your strengths while a panel of cold-eyed interviewers...

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