The 2-Hour Job Search

Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster
Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
4.6 out of 5 stars (70 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The 2-Hour Job Search shows job seekers how to work smarter (and faster) to secure first interviews. Through a prescriptive approach, Steve Dalton explains how to wade through the Internet's sea of information and create a job search system that relies on mainstream technology such as Excel, Google, LinkedIn, and alumni databases to create a list of target employers, contact them, and then secure an interview - with only two hours of effort. Avoiding vague tips like "leverage your contacts", Dalton tells job hunters exactly what to do and how to do it. This empowering book focuses on the critical middle phase of the job search and helps listeners bring organization to what is all too often an ineffectual and frustrating process.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2012 Steve Dalton (P)2017 Tantor

Critic Reviews

"Well argued...the procedures [Dalton] proposes to take advantage of the technological tools available to job seekers are logical and easy to follow." ( Kirkus)

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Good Listen, Surely a better read

This book boasts a great method to make your job search more efficient. While this audiobook was a good listen and easy to follow, if this is something you want to go back and reference, I highly recommend getting the actual book. Otherwise, check this out and listen up!

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Incredibly practical and actionable

For anyone feeling lost or just wanting to learn more about how to go about a job search. This is for you. It makes the job search formulaic, but also somehow organic.

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Insights for how to connect with company

The book content is helpful and the case given in the book also help me understand how to follow the instructions

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un pedazo de libro

muy buenas y utiles pautas como hay que buscar tu dream job! me ayudi muchisimo

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How-to guide for navigating the job search

Step-by-step instructions for everything from narrowing down your list of potential employers to networking and follow-up. Getting a great job today is often more about who you know than what you know. This book discusses why that is and how you can follow a process to build relationships and find advocates/mentors who will help you along the way.

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wow, surprised by the insights.

this is an excellent book for any job searcher. he's all about efficiency. there's also a strong emphasis on treating people right and then benefitting from that karma.

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Worst book ever!

Warning, if you actually want a job, stay away from this one. Best of luck.

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A little single-minded

While it does offer insight and information to assist in your job search efforts, it seems only applicable to the United states and not internationally