"This generous and useful book strips away the shame and fear from a job search and can help you get past the resume and see a better way forward."
—Seth Godin, bestselling author of This is Marketing
If you’re struggling to find work in an uncertain job market, Next Job, Best Job by headhunter Rob Barnett delivers game changing strategies to get you hired now. For readers at any phase of a career, Barnett saves you months of wasted time surfing random job postings and uploading resumes into oblivion. His new process gives you the end-to-end tools to find the work you want.
Rob Barnett is an innovator, a two-time entrepreneur, and a senior executive with five decades inside legendary media companies. As an advisor to thousands of job seekers and company heads, he is uniquely positioned to disrupt the job search industry. His inclusive platform is a life-saving escape hatch during the darkest hours of unemployment and an expert guide to the work you deserve.
With humor, compassion, and a healthy dose of tough love, Barnett covers everything from the essentials of a modern job search to ageism, ghosting, navigating LinkedIn and Zoom, and mastering the voodoo of social media.
Pivot from worrying to winning with inspired steps to:
* Score perfect job interviews
* Negotiate like a pro and get to “yes”
* Rebrand yourself with a unique resume, digital profile, and killer cover letter
* Ignite focus and restore motivation
* Identify the best career path
* Define the right job title
* Get immediate replies and callbacks
* Master networking
* Banish self-defeating thoughts
* Embrace success
* Pay it forward
New strategies replace ancient job search rules that lead nowhere. Rise above every other candidate with an empowering, easy method that finally works.
This is not a book in the sense that you read it passively, perhaps gain some insight and move on. This is a workbook, a roadmap for a more streamlined and effective job search process, and ultimately to a new and more fulfilling career. In addition to helping you avoid costly pitfalls, the steps laid out here are innovative and very of-the-moment building blocks which will help make your job search process shorter, less painful and more successful.