Business Book Roundtable
May 4, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
MONSTER CAREERS: How to Land the Job of Your Life with Co-author Jeff Taylor (Founder and CEO of Monster.com)
The job market grows more competitive by the minute. Whether you're a seasoned professional or recent graduate just starting out, today is the day to take charge of your career and your life with the help of MONSTER CAREERS: How to Land the Job of Your Life, the definitive guide to job searching and getting hired in the 21st century, written by Jeff Taylor, the Founder and Chief Monster of Monster, the world's leading global online network for careers, with Doug Hardy.
Co-sponspored by GSB Business Book Roundtable, Union League Club's Author Group and Gray Hair Management.
Union League Club of Chicago
'An important wake-up call to the modern realities of the career jungle, with a boatload of practical help and tips for handling yourself on the hunt.' -Po Bronson, author of the New York Times bestselling WHAT SHOULD I DO WITH MY LIFE?
'Cutting edge, readable information and guidance for the job seeker, unemployed or not, in today's Brave New Job World.' -John A. Challenger, CEO of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
Fifty years ago, the average tenure in a job was 23 ½ years. Today it's 3 ½. In the last 10 years alone, Internet technology and globalization have revolutionized the world of work and the way business is done.
MONSTER CAREERS offers deep insight and a fresh
new perspective on the way in which you should manage your career
in the ever-changing job market. The first thing you'll learn
is that the key to a stellar job search and a healthy, happy
career in the new world of work is the F.A.M.E. attitude:
MONSTER CAREERS then guides you through a three-phase approach to the job search, combining the practical How-to's of a hyper-efficient, hyper-effective internet-powered job search with eye-opening self-assessment exercises to focus on not just landing ANY job, but THE job that's right for you. MONSTER CAREERS includes advice from dozens of career counselors, headhunters, human resource managers, recruiters, market experts, and Monster members themselves on everything from budgeting and planning your initial search, tailoring your resume, researching the marketplace and networking, to getting your foot in the door, nailing the interview and negotiating the job offer.
A companion web site, monstercareers.com, enhances the book's comprehensive advice with Internet-enabled job search tools and bonus features. Readers will be able to download electronic versions of the book's exercises, find the best-fitting jobs with interactive self-assessments, learn more about networking, and read updated advice on issues covered in the book such as re-location and freelance work arrangements.
With over 30 million Monster members in the United States, and 25,000 new members joining every day, Monster.com is currently the 17th most visited property on the Internet and the leading global online career resource for job seekers.
So, whether you want to move up, over, or out, whether you're unemployed, making a major career change, re-entering the workforce or looking to land a first job in today' highly competitive job market, MONSTER CAREERS is an upbeat, inspirational, and indispensable guide to figuring out what you want to do in life and how to make it happen in the new world of work.
Jeff Taylor is the Founder and Chief Monster of Monster. A visionary leader in both the Internet and careers industries, he is a frequent speaker at universities and high-level business conferences.