||A Foot in the Door, 2nd Edition
Networking Your Way into the Hidden Job Market
224p. / Published 2008
This empowering and accessible guide shows career rookies how to get a foot in the door-and then kick it wide open. The revised second edition emphasizes the importance of contemporary social networking, such as discussion groups and forums, online portfolios, and blogging. Featuring a list of networking hot spots, confidence-building advice for the shy or intimidated, and a comprehensive guide to informational interviewing, A FOOT IN THE DOOR reveals proven strategies that will help those seeking their first real-world job land the position they've been looking for.
A concrete and practical guide to the nuts and bolts of networking, using a step-by-step approach geared to recent grads and young career changers. Helps young professionals identify who they should connect with. Katharine Hansen's books have sold 145,000 copies.