Monday, April 19, 2010

New Titles at Central Library Job Center

Looking for a new job? Looking for a way to re-market yourself? Times are tough, perhaps these titles can help:

"...offers the ultimate makeover to-do list: From 'botoxing' your resume by deleting dates and early jobs, tech-savvy tricks for starting and improving your website or blog and online networking, to updating your wardrobe, Mandell shares the secrets that will get mid-career job seekers noticed and on the payroll." (

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Recession-Proof Careers by Jeff Cohen

"Keeping your job is job one. In these uncertain economic times, secure employment is more important than ever. [This book] presents all of the information needed to make an informed decision about choosing a career that ensures your continued employability." (

Over 40 & You're Hired!: Secrets to Landing a Great Job by Robin Ryan

"Recent U.S. Labor Department reports have shown that those with the longest period of unemployment—an average of eight months—are age 45 and older. Ryan’s tips are specifically geared to the more experienced over-40 audience, and her advice is relevant regardless of whether you’ve been laid off, want to change careers or are looking for a promotion." (BookPage Reviews)

The 10 Laws of Career Reinvention: Essential Survival Skills for Any Economy by Pamela Mitchell

"Mitchell (founder, Reinvention Inst.) lays out the ten 'laws' of career reinvention, from creating a vision and forming a network of resources to speaking the language of your new career. " (Library Journal)

Unlock the Hidden Job Market: 6 Steps to a Successful Job Search When Times Are Tough by Duncan Mathison

"...focuses on high-level careers, reflecting the authors' experience with executive placement and leadership communications." (Library Journal)

Fired to Hired: Bouncing Back from Job Loss to Get to Work Right Now by Tory Johnson

"Tory Johnson's New York Times bestseller, Will Work from Home, was comprehensive and inspiring. Now, the Women For Hire CEO and Good Morning America workplace contributor returns with advice and real-life stories for finding the right job after being let go." (

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