Book Review – Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door: Job Search Secrets No One Else Will Tell You
Everyday Interview Tips focuses mostly on how to succeed at a job interview, because job interviews are one of the main places that individuals struggle. They are a weird, twisted game where you are asked a number of annoying questions that you need to answer with a confidence that you probably don’t have. However, job interviews are irrelevant if you cannot find a way to impress employers, and job interviews are terrifying if you can’t get over failure. “Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door” by Harvey MacKay was designed to supply you with everything from job search strategies, interview techniques, handling rejection and more. It is one of the leading books on impressing new employers and finding a way into the companies of your dreams.
- How to network and why it is important,
- How to handle job interviews.
- How to create an explosive resume.
- How to tell when your job may be in jeopardy.
- How to add creativity to your job search.
“Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door” is a motivational book, first and foremost. It’s designed to get you pumped and passionate about job searching, because there is a lot of truth to the idea that you are more likely to succeed when you make it your mission. The book also uses some fun to read examples for how to be successful and put the tips in the book into action. There are some useful tips for job interviews, as well as networking strategy.
The book is not necessarily designed for young workers. It is more for business professionals that have experienced recent struggles in the job market. The advice and strategies inside of “Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door” are not mind blowing. They are useful, certainly, but despite its claim that it is going to supply you with groundbreaking tips and strategies, it’s still pretty standard stuff.
There is nothing wrong with a good book that has basic information on job searching and interview techniques. Quite the contrary – a good book is a great way to ensure that you know the basics, and “Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door” is written in such a way that you should get some decent enjoyment out of it. Still, if you are expecting some sort of amazing, life altering strategies, you may be disappointed.