Atlanta, GA (PressExposure) March 15, 2011 -- Hiring Manager For Fortune 500 Companies, J.T. Kirk Offers Great Advice in His New Book, "Confessions of a Hiring Manager Rev. 2.0: Getting to and Staying at the Top of the Hiring Manager's Short List in a Confused Economy"
For Immediate Release
Confessions of a Hiring Manager Rev. 2.0 is the next collection of hard-hitting job advice from veteran hiring manager J.T. Kirk. Like the first Confessions, Rev. 2.0 is not just another book on getting a job: business writers, résumé writers, and career coaches have written books with their opinions on how to write cover letters and résumés, how to prepare for the interview, or how to build self-esteem or self-confidence in a tough employment environment.
That's all fine but what you really need is job advice from the hiring manager's perspective that offers valuable insight into unwritten corporate hiring practices and guidance on how to address an organization's needs. Résumé writers or career coaches offer a perspective of being on the outside looking in; the hiring manager is already on the inside and knows the subtleties that give one candidate the edge over others who may be equally qualified.
Confessions of a Hiring Manager Rev. 2.0 provides more insight into those qualities hiring managers need and want in addition to focusing on how candidates can get to and keep their names at the top of the hiring manager's short list. Kirk shows job seekers and career changers-including military veterans returning to the civilian workforce-how to package their work history into a Professional Skills, Knowledge, and Experience Portfolio (PSKE PortfolioT) and leverage it over time to separate the value-add candidate from all other applicants. In addition, he shares strategies for negotiating the best possible compensation package without leaving money on the table.
Revised throughout, Confessions of a Hiring Manager Rev. 2.0 expands the view from the other side of the desk that reveals the perspectives and expectations hiring managers have of people looking for a job or a new career. It is the definitive guide for job seekers. While résumé writers and career coaches may give you a fish to feed you for a day, Confessions of a Hiring Manager Rev. 2.0 continues to teach you how to fish so you can feed yourself for a lifetime of professional and career success.
Confessions of a Hiring Manager Rev. 2.0
By J.T. Kirk
Publisher: Kings Crown Publishing
Published: May 15, 2011
"J.T. Kirk has written the ultimate guide for properly positioning yourself for a job offer in this or any economy. No question is left unanswered in the process and the job seeker receives valuable and powerful perspective from a hiring manager. From cover letter to compensation negotiations and from résumé structure to interviewing strategy, this book covers it all. This is a comprehensive guide for professionals interested in paving the path to an offer." -- LaDonna Wernli, CFE, PHRHuman Resource ManagerAssociation of Certified Fraud Examiners
"The information in this book gives job seekers a distinctly competitive edge, especially in today's job market. I highly recommend it!" --Brian Jud, Author of Job Search 101, Coping With Unemployment, and The Art of Interviewing
"Confessions of a Hiring Manager offers job seekers advice on getting the hiring manager's attention and provides great insight for hiring managers to ensure the best candidate gets the job. Although written primarily for job seekers and career changers, the excellent perspective from J.T. Kirk will help hiring managers and HR personnel improve their hiring process-from job posting to final offer. Readers should also take advantage of J.T. Kirk's many free online assessments and free tip sheets on the publisher's website." -- Kate Katlin, Kate Katlin Associates Executive Recruiters
About The Author
J.T. Kirk has been a hiring manager in both technical and marketing capacities for Fortune 500 companies serving the energy industry, government research arena, and high-tech sector. He has reviewed thousands of resumes and cover letters, and conducted several hundred interviews of scientists, engineers, marketing professionals, technical writers and editors, and others. Today, J.T. Kirk writes books and speaks to associations, corporations, and schools on job and career strategies in a confused economy.
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