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FIND YOUR PERFECT JOB

The Inside Guide for Young Professionals

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CHAPTER 1 • INTRODUCTION

How This Job-Search Book Is Different

The Heart of the Book

What “Perfect Job” Means

How This Book Works—An Overview

 

CHAPTER 2 • DEFINE YOUR PERFECT JOB

Time to Dream

Spend Time Now, Save Trouble Later

What Makes Up Your Perfect Job

Instructions for Creating Your Perfect Job Profile

Create Your Perfect Job Profile

Find Your Perfect Job by Answering One Simple Question

Research Real Jobs that Match Your Perfect Job Profile

Attach a Job Title to Your Perfect Job Profile and Focus!

 

CHAPTER 3 • ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS ABOUT YOUR PERFECT JOB

Still Can’t Figure It Out? Don’t Panic!

The “Chicken or the Egg” Dilemma

A Reality Check for Those of You Dreaming BIG

A Note for Those Still in College or Graduate School

A Note for Those Graduating from College

The Graduate School Decision

 

CHAPTER 4 • LAND YOUR PERFECT JOB

It’s All about Attitude—Stay Positive, No Matter What!

How to Land Your Perfect Job

The “Chicken or the Egg” Dilemma, Part 2: Starting a New Career

The Resume and Cover Letter—Necessary Evils

The Dreaded Interview—Ten Tips to Slay the Beast

Interview Questions for You and for Them

Beware: Headhunters!

 

CHAPTER 5 • BUSINESS SCHOOL VS. LAW SCHOOL: AN INSIDER’S PERSPECTIVE

& ADVICE FOR MBA JOB SEEKERS

Business School and Law School

How Business School Is Superior to Law School

How Law School Is Superior to Business School

Is Business School Necessary?

A Note for Those in Business School: Consulting and Investment Banking Career Paths

 

CHAPTER 6 • THINKING ABOUT BEING A LAWYER? GET FULL DISCLOSURE FROM

AN INSIDER HERE!

The Realities of a Legal Career

The Top 15 Myths about Law School and the Legal Profession

Conclusion

 

CHAPTER 7 • REPRISE: FINAL ADVICE FOR STARTING YOUR PERFECT JOB

Day One

Concluding Thoughts