Career coach, speaker and author Ford R. Myers ("Get The Job You Want, Even When No One's Hiring," paperback, 224 pages, John Wiley & Sons, 2009, $19.95, www.getthejobbook.com) says good jobs can be found.
Myers will share his "12 Habits of Highly-Effective Job Seekers in a Down Market" via a free teleseminar on Monday, August 15, at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST).
In the one-hour presentation, Myers (pictured above) will reveal his unconventional search techniques and powerful strategies that consistently generate positive results for job seekers.
Some of the topics that Myers will cover include:
- The importance of expanding your contact database and nourishing relationships through networking.
- How to properly leverage technology to maximize your career search.
- Proven strategies that will differentiate you from other candidates in your industry.
- The "must-have" tools you need to have an impactful career portfolio.
- How to "ace" the interview and negotiate for maximum compensation.
The free teleseminar is open to job seekers, career changers, and anyone thinking of exploring new opportunities in the near future. Pre-registration is required by visiting www.careerpotential.com/12habits: A recorded version of the teleseminar will be available afterward for registrants who will not be able to participate in the live call.
About the author/presenter:
Ford R. Myers is president of Haverford, Pa.-based Career Potential LLC. Ford has held senior consulting positions at three of the nation's largest career service firms - Right Management Consultants, Manchester Partners International, and Lee Hecht Harrison, where he was vice president, director of professional services.
In addition to being the author of "Get The Job You Want, Even When No One's Hiring," Myers alto authored "The Ultimate Career Guide," the only comprehensive manual for career management and job search.
Ford has conducted presentations at organizations including American Society for Training and Development, Society for Human Resource Management, International Society for Performance Improvement, Eastern Pennsylvania Healthcare Executive's Network, American Marketing Association, Financial Executives Networking Group, Princeton University, Harvard University Alumni Association, and Association for Psychological Type. He has also appeared as an industry expert on many television and radio programs, such as NBC-TV, Comcast-TV, Fox-TV, ABC-TV, CBS-TV, National Public Radio, Clear Channel Radio Network, CBS Radio Network, ABC Radio Network, and Infinity Radio Network.
Myers' education includes a bachelor's degree in communications, and a master's in human resource development. He has studied with The Coaches' Training Institute and National Training Laboratories. Myers is a certified career consultant for Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, Personal Directions and other career assessments.