Your real competition isn't some job hunter off the street. It's the candidate who was
coached by The Headhunter. Use The Headhunter's insider perspective to your advantage;
don't let it sneak up and bite you!
11. Create your next
How do you inspire a company to create a new job
just for you? Forget about your credentials, your history and your
past jobs. They are irrelevant. If you focus on them when you're
searching for a new job, you'll shoehorn yourself into the same
dead-end job you just left.
Decide where you want to work. Study your target
company. Explore the problems and challenges it is facing, and
figure out how you can help the company tackle them profitably.
Apply your skills and abilities in new ways to re-define your
qualifications. Think in terms of what the company doesn't have
but needs: that's your new job. That's the business plan you need
The job you want to create is essentially a new
business. But, don't expect your target company to figure out
whether this "new business" is justified. You must be
ready to explain it to them. Show how you'll deliver profit in new
ways. That's what'll make the company create a new job just for
Want to stand out ahead of your competition?
Be the most profitable job candidate the employer has ever met.
Be ready to control the job interview by showing how you'll
contribute to the employer's bottom line. Show up totally
Job Hunting, Book 6:
The Interview: Be The Profitable Hire
- Introduction: The truth about job interviews
- Don't compete with yourself
- Total confidence in the interview
can I demonstrate my value?
- Are you an A or B candidate?
- A killer interview strategy
- Do I have to say it?
- How do I overcome my deficiencies?
- How can I stand out in the final interview?
- How to do a Working Interview™
- You blew the interview? Fess up and fix it
- Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
- What's your business plan for doing this job?
PLUS: 8 How
to Say It tips
PLUS: 6 sidebars packed with advice to give you the
Fearless Job Hunting: Overcome the
daunting obstacles that stop other job hunters dead in their
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