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How to Win The 21st Century Job War!

Aug 17, 2007
Let's face it. You're in a job war if you're in the job market these days!

Why? Well, we live in a world of competition! Any job success strategy worth its salt has to take that into account. If you're bent on winning your job war, you better be realistic about competition.

In short, to win the job war you need an alternative job success strategy.

Well, you already probably know that the alternative job search and non-traditional career advancement movement is dedicated to finding innovative alternative ways to accomplish career goals. These inventive strategies bypass old-fashioned ways of handling career and job search issues.

You know . . . trying to win the job war based on what you used to do for someone else. Like the way you represent yourself in a traditional resume. You see, handling competition requires an alternative job success strategy as well.

You see, the more competitive the field you're in, the harder it is to overtake the competition and achieve your goal. The facts of life are that, once you get there, the next hurdle is holding your position and keeping the competition at bay.

To get to that special place you better be in top shape. The means being the smartest, toughest and strongest (physically and mentally). You also need to persistent, confident and truly believe in your talents--even when everything seems to be going wrong.

Depending on your earning power and level of responsibility, you're probably expected to achieve astonishing results. At the same time, you're more vulnerable and open to intense scrutiny. Your supporters are cheering you on while your competitors are watching and waiting for you to screw up.

Here's what an alternative job success strategy looks like. If you want to be on track for superstar status, you have to be prepared to take on the biggest and riskiest projects. You also have to be prepared to fail miserably. But if you can survive, you've put together the fundamental principles of an alternative job success strategy and a non-traditional career advancement process.

If you're not fit to play the job success game, then you're better off adopting a strategy that puts you in a quiet and adequately paying job where you're barely visible and not a target for anyone who wants your job. Doing this the right way is a measure of success as well, depending on your long-term career goals.

Part of any alternative job success strategy is knowing who you are and be satisfied that you've chosen the correct career path success plan that's consistent with the kind of person you are.

So, whether you're a hard-charging competitor whose willing and able to take significant risks . . . or you're an average, committed employee who enjoys his/her job without any of the competitive worries . . . you can reassure yourself that you have a success strategy that works for you!
About the Author
Paul Bowley manages EEI, the world-class pioneer in alternative job search techniques and innovative e-business strategies . . . since 1985. Check out THE WORLD'S FASTEST JOB SEARCH PLAN! And grab our stunning FREE REPORT! http://www.fastest-job-search.com
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