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ERIC Number: ED396184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 191
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8144-7823-9
The Career Trap. Breaking through the 10-Year Barrier To Get the Job You Really Want.
Allen, Jeffrey G.
This book, which is intended for individuals who have been in a job for a decade and feel that their career development has stalled, explains how to break through the 10-year career barrier and get a desired job. The following topics are discussed in the book's 15 chapters: career stalls and their causes; the 10-year career barrier; the legality and reality of age discrimination; strategies for breaking through the 10-year career barrier; steps in tracking the best hidden jobs; development of a unique resume kit; strategies for penetrating deep into corporate management; techniques for interviewing with experience; salary, follow-up, and second interviews; the new importance of personal references and the secret to turning them into testimonials; the importance of obtaining an employment agreement and ways of obtaining one; factors that increase an individual's visibility and steps to attract a recruiter's attention; options when building a network to find work (job clubs, trade associations, community groups, and informal contacts); the importance of keeping a job until ready to leave and techniques for negotiating a separation file and severance package; and final steps before embarking on a career change. Contains 36 references. (MN)
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Publication Type: Books
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Language: English
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