|About the Book|
Have you been made redundant? Perhaps you expect to be out of a job some time soon.Whatever your reason for being concerned about your employment situation, you need help and advice now.The Career Lifeboat is a distillation of many years ofMoreHave you been made redundant? Perhaps you expect to be out of a job some time soon.Whatever your reason for being concerned about your employment situation, you need help and advice now.The Career Lifeboat is a distillation of many years of experience advising people in exactly your position. This is the essential guide to coping with the stress of suddenly losing your job (with a useful download) and to reassessing your career. This could be a significant moment for you - and not a bad one necessarily either!You will want to know where to look for a job and how to apply for one effectively, so that employers react positively to your application. This applies just as much if you are fifty, or sixty, not simply if you are under forty. Indeed, much of the information in this volume is highly-relevant to people who feel that they have been left on the shelf.Find out how to write the ideal CV to accompany your (expertly-written) letter of application. Learn the dos and do nots of getting back into employment from one of the UKs most experienced employment advisors.You may want to make a little cash to help you through lean times while you are unemployed and there is advice on just how you can do that online without needing any special knowledge and without doing anything unethical or illegal. In fact, it can be quite good fun!The moment will come sooner than you expect, if you use the advice in this volume, when you are asked forward for an interview. How do you prepare for that moment? How do you make sure that you give the very, very best performance you can? Read The Career Lifeboat. The advice on preparing for and producing an effective interview performance alone would make this book worth its weight in gold.Andrew HN Gray is not only highly-qualified academically. He is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, the UKs professional Human Resources body. He has been giving professional careers advice in the UK since the 1970s.