Chapter 14 Getting the Job

After you identify an opportunity, you must next convince the hiring manager that he or she should hire you. Because only limited family-friendly opportunities exist, you must put your best foot forward in the hiring process. Hiring typically involves several steps, all essentially aimed at eliminating you from the process. The company must narrow down the applicant pool to just a few applicants and then the final candidate. You must survive the weeding out process by submitting a perfect resume and nailing the interview.

Your Resume

Every career-search expert recommends the perfect resume. Yet, many applicants continue to send poorly written resumes full of errors. I spent several years as a recruiter, and continue ...

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