The Job Search Checklist: Everything You Need to Know to Get Back to Work After a Layoff


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It’s been a long time since you had to search for a new job. You may be wondering, How did I get this last one so many years ago? What has changed since I last hit the job market? Have I since gathered more knowledge and experience that qualifies me for something better this time around? Where does one get started? The Job Search Checklist is your saving grace! This indispensable guide covers everything from dealing with the emotional impact of being laid off to rebuilding your professional identity. Within these pages, you’ll find solid advice on: • Developing a career plan by taking stock of your experience, abilities, and goals • Crafting an effective résumé and building Internet-friendly documents • Creating a “personal marketing plan” to promote yourself to potential employers • Finding the hidden job market through in-person and online networking• And much more!Complete with downloadable templates, sample cover letters, a range of effective résumé formats, and helpful checklists throughout the book, this invaluable resource gets you on the right path toward your next career and keeps you there.