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Career Confidence

No-BS Stories and Strategies for Finding Your Power

Storey, Robynn


1. Auflage April 2024
224 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-394-21998-8
John Wiley & Sons

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Learn how to bet on yourself and build the professional life you want as you grow in your career path

In Career Confidence: No-BS Stories and Strategies for Finding Your Power, recruitment, hiring, and job search industry veteran Robynn Storey delivers a detailed roadmap you can use to navigate the increasingly complicated and fast-moving world of work. You'll learn how to find a job that fulfills and sustains you while also helping you flourish in your chosen career path.

Through relatable client stories, the author burns down commonly held hiring myths and explains how to define and demonstrate your value to employers, showing them what you're really worth. She draws on her extensive, two-decade career in which she's helped over 300,000 clients find their dream jobs to give you the info you really need to get the job you really want.

You'll also find:
* Dozens of real-life stories and anecdotes of professional interactions and experiences that are at once humorous, inspiring, and sometimes shocking
* Strategies for combining the personal moxie that makes you truly unique with your professional work experience to create an irresistible package for employers
* Techniques for defining your value in both your professional and personal life

A must-read guide to a complex employment arena, Career Confidence will earn a place on the bookshelves of job seekers, interviewers, career changers, and professionals everywhere.

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1 Life's a Gamble 1

Chapter 2 What's in a Name? 5

Chapter 3 How Did We Get Here? 9

Chapter 4 A Guy Walks into a Bar 15

Chapter 5 There Is Nothing Wrong with You 19

Chapter 6 Fake It 'Til You Make It 25

Chapter 7 Want Loyalty? Get a Dog. 31

Chapter 8 Learned Behavior 37

Chapter 9 I Cannot Control the Weather 43

Chapter 10 I'm a Fraud; You're a Fraud 47

Chapter 11 The Power of a Really, Really, Really Great Resume 53

Chapter 12 Famous Clients and Other People I Cannot Name 59

Chapter 13 There Are All Kinds of Jobs 67

Chapter 14 New Grad? So Rad! 75

Chapter 15 Criminally Insane 81

Chapter 16 Looking for a Job Is Like Having a Job 85

Chapter 17 Confidence Is a Negotiation Skill 89

Chapter 18 It's Hard to Be a Woman, So Start a Business 95

Chapter 19 Recruiters Hate Me; I Am Okay with That 103

Chapter 20 Casper the Unfriendly Ghost 111

Chapter 21 To Cover Letter or Not to Cover Letter, That Is the Question 117

Chapter 22 Tell Me about Yourself 123

Chapter 23 Be a STAR 133

Chapter 24 Job Hunting in a Terrible Job Market 137

Chapter 25 My Dad Never Made More Than $30, 000 a Year 141

Chapter 26 From Cop to Millionaire 145

Chapter 27 Is That Actually a Job? 149

Chapter 28 Are You Underpaid? 153

Chapter 29 Fired? Welcome to the Club. 165

Chapter 30 Hiring Is a Hot Mess 173

Chapter 31 Toxic Bosses 179

Chapter 32 Are You HOT? 185

Chapter 33 Mister Rogers 189

About the Author 193

Index 195
"Robynn Storey is the career coach you never knew you needed but always wished you had. When she says "no BS" she means it. Chock-full of straightforward, honest, and spot-on tips for succeeding in the world of work, your investment in this book will pay dividends."
- Dr. Lois Frankel, author of Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office and Nice Girls Don't Speak Up or Stand Out

"In Career Confidence, Robynn Storey's inspiring anecdotes and practical guidance demonstrate how to powerfully showcase your value to prospective employers, providing a complete roadmap for landing your dream job. Whether you're a job seeker or a hiring manager, this book serves as the perfect tool to elevate hiring and job seeking strategies for any and every professional in all disciplines and industries."
--Liz Elting, Global CEO, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, and Bestselling Author of Dream Big and Win
ROBYNN STOREY is the CEO and founder of Storeyline Resumes, the #1 most searched resume company on LinkedIn, where she has a million dedicated fans who enjoy her daily stories and advice. She has over 23 years' experience and has helped countless clients gain career confidence and land their dream jobs.