Networking, interviewing, and negotiating are key to
securing your ideal job—master these skills, and you’ll have a foothold on a brilliant career. In this WetFeet Insider Guide, Robert A. Fish, founder of Right Management Consultants, the largest outplacement consulting firm in the United States, sets out clear and easy-to-follow advice for landing the job you want. In his extensive career in the recruiting and career management industries, Mr. Fish has counseled hundreds of leading executives of major corporations including Apple Computer, AT&T, and IBM on career transition issues.
Turn to this WetFeet Insider Guide to learn how to
• Capitalize on the many job openings that never appear in the classifieds. • Set up information meetings with professionals in your desired field. • Develop brief presentations that will impress employers and contacts.
Job Hunting A to Z: Landing the Job You Want
Job Hunting A to Z
Landing the Job You Want
• Navigate the interview process effectively.
• Dress for any type of interview.
• Respond appropriately to any style of interviewing.
• Deal with weird interview situations.
• Maximize and choose from several offers.
• Handle those offers that never materialize.
WetFeet Insider Guide
WetFeet Insider Guide
WetFeet has earned a strong reputation among college graduates and career professionals for its series of highly credible, no-holds-barred Insider Guides. WetFeet’s investigative writers get behind the annual reports and corporate PR to tell the real story of what it’s like to work at speciﬁc companies and in different industries. www.WetFeet.com
The WetFeet Research Methodology
Who We Are
You hold in your hands a copy of the best-quality research available for job seekers. We have designed this Insider Guide to save you time doing your job research and to provide highly accurate information written precisely for the needs of the job-seeking public. (We also hope that you’ll enjoy reading it, because, believe it or not, the job search doesn’t have to be a pain in the neck.)
WetFeet is the trusted destination for job seekers to research companies and industries, and manage their careers. WetFeet Insider Guides provide you with inside information for a successful job search. At WetFeet, we do the work for you and present our results in an informative, credible, and entertaining way. Think of us as your own private research company whose primary mission is to assist you in making more informed career decisions.
Each WetFeet Insider Guide represents hundreds of hours of careful research and writing. We start with a review of the public information available. (Our writers are also experts in reading between the lines.) We augment this information with dozens of in-depth interviews of people who actually work for each company or industry we cover. And, although we keep the identity of the rank-and-file employees anonymous to encourage candor, we also interview the company’s recruiting staff extensively, to make sure that we give you, the reader, accurate information about recruiting, process, compensation, hiring targets, and so on. (WetFeet retains all editorial control of the product.) We also regularly survey our members and customers to learn about their experiences in the recruiting process. Finally, each Insider Guide goes through an editorial review and fact-checking process to make sure that the information and writing live up to our exacting standards before it goes out the door.
WetFeet was founded in 1994 by Stanford MBAs Gary Alpert and Steve Pollock. While exploring our next career moves, we needed products like the WetFeet Insider Guides to help us through the research and interviewing game. But they didn’t exist. So we started writing. Today, WetFeet serves more than a million job candidates each month by helping them nail their interviews, avoid illfated career decisions, and add thousands of...
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