Chapter 28. Collaborate on Creating Your Job Description

Throughout this book, we’ve been highlighting all the advantages to be found in the hidden job market (HJM) and the practical ways you can leverage them to advance your job search. Control. Speed. Efficiency. Economy. Reduced competition, if any. Focus.

But we saved this one till the end: You can do more to write your own ticket in the hidden job market than the traditional “respond to the published job ad” job. You can open almost any possibilities you want in your new HJM job. You just have to write that ticket in a language that your hiring manager can understand.

This is when thinking like a manager takes on a whole new level of importance. You will be custom writing your own job specifications ...

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