Unlock the Hidden Job Market
By Duncan Mathison and Martha I. Finney, FT Press, 2010
Experts say that up to 70% of today’s job opportunities aren’t publicized. Forget search firms, internal recruiters, and job fairs. You’ll find your job in the huge hidden job market. As employers cut recruiting costs, the hidden job market is actually growing. Best of all, most career seekers know nothing about it. Understand it, and you have an unstoppable inside advantage!
Learn how to navigate the hidden job market like a pro, so you can land a job that matches your passions and skills perfectly. Mathison and Finney demonstrate how to launch a customized, personal job search that avoids competing with thousands of desperate job seekers and uncovers opportunities nobody ever noticed before. Unlock the Hidden Job Market offers the job search technique that works — even when you think no one’s hiring!
Learn how to: Use the hidden job market to leap-frog salary levels or even change professions Uncover hidden market opportunities, and your target employers’ unspoken needs and wants Tell your story in two minutes, and make people want to know more Get the interviews that count, and run them like a pro Network without sounding phony, lame or desperate Reframe experiences, passions, and hobbies as “transferrable skills” Build a strategic support team of advisors Identify a “dead-ended” job search, and get it restarted Negotiate compensation for “hidden” jobs.
“Get the competitive advantage in your job search when you Unlock the Hidden Job Market with Duncan Mathison and Martha Finney!” Marshall Goldsmith, executive coach and author, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There
“Superb! All you need to guide you in finding that next career adventure!” Beverly Kaye, CEO/Founder, Career Systems International and author, Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em.
“Any active job seeker or individual considering a career change can benefit from Mathison and Finney’s wisdom and practical advice. The great job search success stories today do not come from submitting one’s resume among thousands of others, but from navigating unadvertised opportunities. It is precisely that hidden market that this book demystifies and opens for the reader.” David Reimer, VP, North American Delivery, Drake Beam Morin (DBM)
“When the economy is tight, finding a job takes a more proactive approach than simply responding to job ads with a good resume. Mathison and Finney tackle the art and science of finding good jobs that are never advertised and never posted on job boards.” China Miner Gorman, COO, Society for Human Resource Management
“Great jobs are still out there! Unlock the Hidden Job Market gives you all the steps you need to find the perfect job for you. You can start today!” Rick Smith, author, The Leap! and founder of World 50, Inc.
Unlock the Hidden Job Market gives you all the tools, insights, and strategies you need to take back the power of your job search. Mathison and Finney tell you exactly how to land not just any job, but the job that’s perfect for you. Even now.” Lauren Doliva, managing partner, Chief Advisor Network, Heidrick & Struggles
Unlock the Hidden Job Market shows you how to radically shift your perspective about your career potential. Need a new job? You need this book!” Libby Gill, executive coach and author, You Unstuck