Getting Back to Work - Everything You Need to Bounce Back and Get a Job After a Layoff (McGraw-Hill)

Ashland, OR (PressExposure) September 15, 2009 -- How does one move on after being laid off? No one can control whether they are going to lose their job, but they can control their reaction and the decisions that will be made afterward. In GETTING BACK TO WORK: Everything You Need to Bounce Back and Get a Job After a Layoff (McGraw-Hill; September 2009) by Linda K. Rolie, a career development expert with a background as a psychiatric therapist, offers sound instructions for finding a new job in today’s tough economy while managing the psychological challenges that come with being unemployed.

In an easy-to-read format, GETTING BACK TO WORK provides readers with the necessary tools to ground themselves emotionally and mentally after losing a job and before seeking employment through encouraging inspirational quotes and success stories.

The book addresses all of the anxieties and questions that job hunters have, offering solid guidance for coping with change, gaining confidence in moving forward and expanding their professional growth. This guidebook was written to walk job seekers step-by-step through the activities required to get in action and stay in that mode to pursue their goals. GETTING BACK TO WORK also includes self-evaluation materials, salary negotiation techniques, interview scenarios and tips, examples of power words to use to get employers attention, sample resumes, cover letters, references, recommendations and more. All of the materials are useful for both beginners and career professionals including mature workers, Veterans and people with disabilities or other obstacles to employment.

Ultimately GETTING BACK TO WORK serves as an informative and encouraging guide for landing the right job in a good or bad economy.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Linda K. Rolie, M.A., has more than 25 years experience as a career strategist, professional coach, career counselor and corporate consultant. As the founder and president of Career Services, she has guided thousands of people from diverse backgrounds to successful career solutions and job placement.

Rolie spent 20 years counseling people with limited skills and mental and physical disabilities before transitioning her services to help highly skilled and motivated job seekers. Her background provides broad experience in job training, interviewing, placement, assessment and career development/management. She advises clients in job transition and those coping with change. She provides career guidance, employment-related resources and workshops/seminars to individuals who want to expand their professional growth, increase success and prosper in their pursuits.

Please visit Linda’s website at

GETTING BACK TO WORK: Everything You Need to Bounce Back and Get a Job After a Layoff; by Linda K. Rolie; McGraw-Hill; September 2009; ISBN: 10: 0-07-163867-9; 13: 978-0-07-163867-8; Paperback Original; $15.95. $10.85 or $9.99 (Kindle)

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