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Sunday, April 1, 2018

4/2 9:15 am pst - Dev Aujla, the CEO of recruiting firm Catalog shared 50 WAYS TO GET A JOB!

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The age-old advice for finding a job is pretty standard: Follow your passion. Network. Work on your resume. Apply to job boards. Wait. This classic advice hasn’t changed since the 1970s. And it promotes a process that is tedious, demoralizing, and even frightening. But there is a better way! Dev Aujla, the CEO of Catalog, a recruiting and insight firm, takes a vastly different approach, grounded in three years of research, over 3000 interviews, and $500,000 in funded research. He gives people back their agency, freedom, and creativity, offering tangible steps that will actually help people find their next right job in a meaningful career. Based on Aujla’s wildly successful website of the same name, his new book 50 WAYS TO GET A JOB changes the way readers go about finding the perfect career by teaching them to ask the right questions (of themselves and others).

Dev Aujla on April 2nd shares tips on how to jumpstart the process, such as:

· Write fiction about yourself

· Go to a job board…and then leave

· Practice four new ways of introducing yourself

· Win over someone that you had cast aside

· And, when you finally get that dream job…schedule a vacation between your old job and your new one to buffer the two experiences and make them feel distinct

Whether you are actively looking for or a job or are happy in the one you have but want to be prepared for what happens next, 50 WAYS TO GET A JOB will calm your nerves and set you apart from the competition.


A new personalized way to find the perfect job--while staying grounded during the process.

You are so much more than a resume or job application, but how can you communicate that to your potential employer? You need to learn to ask the right questions, stop using job sites, and start doing the work that actually counts.

Based on information gained from over 400,000 individuals who have used these exercises, this book reveals career expert Dev Aujla's tried-and-tested method for job seekers at every stage of their career. Filled with anecdotes and advice from professionals ranging from a wilderness guide to an architect, it includes quick-step exercises that help you avoid the common pitfalls of navigating a modern career.

Whether you've just decided to start the hunt or you're gearing up for a big interview, 50 Ways to Get a Job will keep you poised, on-track, and motivated right up to landing your dream career.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dev Aujla is the CEO of Catalog, a recruiting and insight firm that has provided talent and high level strategy to some of the worlds most innovative companies including from BMW, GOOD Magazine, Change.org, and Planned Parenthood. He speaks regularly and blogs for outlets that include INC Magazine and Fast Company. His writing and work have been featured in dozens of media outlets including the New York Times, Glamour Magazine, MSNBC, CBC and The Globe and Mail.


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