Cracking the Hidden Job Market

Cracking the Hidden Job Market

How to Find Opportunity in Any Economy

By Donald Asher

Ten Speed Press, Paperback, 9781580084949, 198pp.

Publication Date: December 28, 2010

Can t find a job? Maybe you re seeing only half the picture
Half the job market is invisible
Are you spending all your time applying to posted job openings postings that draw hundreds, and in some cases, thousands of applications? No matter how perfect you are for the job, there is always someone else who's a little more qualified, more experienced. The key to success in the current job market is breaking through to the "hidden" job market. Over half of all jobs go to someone who did not apply to a posted opening at all. What are they doing and how are they doing it? They re finding new jobs "before the posting hits the Internet."
Career guru Donald Asher offers proven strategies for finding great opportunities in any industry. With "Cracking the Hidden Job Market" you ll stop wasting time and effort and beat the job-search odds by learning how to:
find jobs that are never posted anywhere
get complete strangers to help you find a job
convince potential employers to give you an interview even when they re not hiring
find and land the new jobs in this, or any, economy
Every page of "Cracking the Hidden Job Market" is packed with no-frills fundamentals to change the way you look for a job, this time and forever

About the Author
Asher is a nationally known speaker and writer.

Praise For Cracking the Hidden Job Market

“The no-nonsense, common-sense Cracking the Hidden Job Market … could certainly jump-start a stalled job search. … Asher’s book will hold your hand while you try to get your foot in the door.”
—USA Today, 1/18/11

“Networking involves the ‘law of large numbers.’ Asher points out connection sources most of us already have and shows us how to manage 100 contacts.”
Dallas Morning News, 1/16/11

"Cracking the Hidden Job Market offers tips and strategies for standing out in the crowd—and looking where the crowd’s not. ...a simple formula for job-hunting success."
—Washington Post Express
, 1/10/11