New Book Great In 8: Job Seeking Skills Launches At Borders In San Mateo
07/03/2010

To help people gain that critical, competitive edge, Great In 8: Job Seeking Skills author and career coach Joan Tabb will cover her winning strategies for impressing interviewers, finding hidden job opportunities and maintaining a healthy mental attitude during a long job search at the book launch at Borders books in San Mateo on July 7, 2010.

Online PR News – 03-July-2010 – – In June, unemployment rate dropped to 9.5% from 9.7% in May and private sector jobs rose 83,000. As people see their job prospects improving, more will actively seek employment. That means stiffer competition for few jobs and increased pressure for job seekers to be the absolute best they can be. To help people gain that critical, competitive edge, Great In 8: Job Seeking Skills author and career coach Joan Tabb will cover her winning strategies for impressing interviewers, finding hidden job opportunities and maintaining a healthy mental attitude during a long job search at the book launch at Borders books in San Mateo on July 7, 2010.

Great In 8:Job Seeking Skills features the very best from Tabb’s experiences as a 20-year corporate and start up veteran, employment network organizer and career coach. As the first in a series of the next generation of ‘how to’ books, Great In 8:Job Seeking Skills is meant to be interactive and quickly implemented, propelling people off the page and into action.

“This book is the adrenaline shot people need to really get their job searches moving,” says author and career coach Joan Tabb. “Some people have been searching for six, nine, even eighteen months! I’m here to say job searches don’t have to take that long. Great job seekers know how to maximize their networks and capitalize on their opportunities. Anyone can be a Great job Seeker and these strategies show you how.”

The book launch of Great in 8:Job Seeking Skills is a the ‘Meet The Author’ event. It will be held 7:00pm-8:30pm at Borders Books located at 2925 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo (across from the Hillsdale Shopping Center). Tabb will share excerpts from the book and answer real world questions audience members have about where they are currently struggling in their job searches.

ABOUT JOAN TABB
Joan is a 20+ year veteran of the Silicon Valley corporate world who managed marketing and sales training operations at Apple, 3Com, and Memorex, as well as ran a successful marketing consulting firm launching high tech start-ups. After taking time out to raise her family, she followed her passion to become a career coach for those struggling to find work and articulate their strengths in a competitive job market.  She has built two successful employment networks and coached 100+ students and professionals into jobs and fulfilling careers.  For more on Joan Tabb please visit www.greatin8books.com. 

ABOUT GREAT IN 8 BOOKS
Greatin8books is the next generation of how-to books developed by Joan Tabb, M.A., who applies her advanced education in instructional technology to create this concise, attractive, workbook formatted learning tool. The concept utilizes the best in learning and web technologies, better suited for today's time-pressed reader and learner. Each interactive book in the series focuses on a given topic and includes eight winning strategies, distilling the information down to the essentials.  Each strategy then comes alive with case studies, followed by exercises where the reader personalizes the strategy. For more on the series, please visit www.greatin8books.com.