Over 40 & You're Hired!

Over 40 & You're Hired!

Secrets to Landing a Great Job

By Robin Ryan, Cp

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143116981, 234pp.

Publication Date: December 29, 2009

Robin Ryan has the inside track on how to get hired. ABC NEWS
If you are over 40 and struggling to land a new job, you re not alone. It's a whole new ballgame out there, so America's top career counselor has perfected a market-tested program to help you stand out effectively and appeal to employers amid age discrimination and floods of competition. In "Over 40 and You re Hired ," Robin Ryan draws on her 30 years of direct hiring experience, 20 years as a career counselor, and her extensive relationships with hundreds of recruiters, decisions makers, and HR professionals to give you the skills and tools you need to revitalize your career and secure a new, better-paying job. She covers:
How hiring has changed and what you need to do to compete
Ways to tap into the the 80% of all jobs that are never advertised
LinkedIn strategies you to need to use
Successful formats for creating a winning Resume and Cover Letter
Answers to tough interview questions
Effective strategies to overcome age discrimination
Proven salary negotiation techniques
Effective strategies to present yourself as the candidate to hire
Networking techniques to get in front of decision makers
Inspiration and motivation to foster your success
Targeted and strategic--a real winner.""-- Business Radio Network"
Loaded with great tips and a valuable bonus section available only to book buyers. " Long Island Press"
"If you use Robin Ryan's advice, you definitely fly by the competition."-"-KING-TV News"
Robin Ryan is America's leading authority on how to get hired in today's job market. --"The Arizona Republic"

About the Author
ROBIN RYAN is the bestselling author of 60 Seconds & You're Hired!, Winning Cover Letters, and What to Do with the Rest of Your Life. She has appeared on 700 TV and radio shows, including NBC Nightly News and Oprah, as well as in most major magazines and newspapers, including USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Money, and BusinessWeek. She has also been a Seattle Times career columnist for nearly six years.

Praise For Over 40 & You're Hired!

"Robin Ryan is the leading job search expert in America today."
-CBS Radio

"Superb! Robin Ryan's a brilliant mentor guiding you through the hiring maze to surpass your goals and profoundly impact your life in the most positive of ways."
-Stephen R. Covey, author, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People