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Over 40 & You're Hired!

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Over 40 & You're Hired!

Secrets to Landing a Great Job

By Robin Ryan

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780143116981, 234pp.

Publication Date: December 29, 2009

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Description
"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 seven career books and has been a career counselor for over 20 years, and has been hailed by the Boston Globe as "America's top job search expert". She has appeared on over 1500 TV and Radio shows including Oprah, Dr. Phil, CNN, ABC News, Fox News, NBC Nightly News and NPR; and has spoken to over a thousand live audiences on improving their lives and achieving greater career success. Her advice has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The LA Times, Business Week, Money, Fortune, and Good Housekeeping. Based in Seattle, Ryan has a busy career counseling practice offering individual career coaching and job search services to clients nationwide. She holds a Master's Degree in Counseling Education and a Bachelor's Degree from Boston College.


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

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