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Podcast with tag team guerrilla specialists, David Perry and Kevin Donlin

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"Discover How To Get The Job You Choose, At The Salary You Deserve, - Even In A Recession."

An exclusive, in-depth interview with two industry insiders who reveal actionable information you can use today for conducting a job search.

Welcome to a Success Strategies channel podcast on Total Picture Radio Peter Clayton reporting. We're happy to have back with us the tag team guerrilla specialists David Perry and Kevin Donlin - we're going to learn about a new home study course for their popular Guerrilla Job Search Secrets called The Guerrilla Job Search Home Study Course DVD.

David Perry is a frequent contributor to Total Picture Radio. He is managing director of executive search firm Perry-Martel International and the author of "Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters" (The second edition will be published this year). As a recruiter, he's helped hire more than 978 executives and negotiated more than $167 million in salaries. He's been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, and on TV as an employment analyst for NBC, ABC and CBC News in Canada.

Kevin Donlin is a job-search expert, professional resume writer and coach who's helped more than 10,000 people since 1996. He's the author of "51 Ways to Find a Job Fast -- Guaranteed". Together, David and Kevin have more than 35 years of experience helping job seekers in good times — and in bad.

Get the new Guerrilla Job Search System Home Study Course DVD for only $29.

Talking Points:

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  • Listen with an open mind. If you hear something you think you already know, don't get smug and say, "I know that," instead, ask yourself: "How well am I doing that?"... and if you hear something completely new, don't think, "That won't work for me," instead, ask yourself: "How could I make that work for me?"
  • Listen for just one idea you can use today.

Kevin: Overview of Topics:

  • The 3 Secrets of Guerrilla Job Hunters
  • The 4 essential elements of a Guerrilla Résumé
  • How to make job leads multiply like weeds by really networking
  • How to meet anybody on, even if you're "not connected"

David: The number one reason job seekers fail. The kiss of death with recruiters.

Peter: How do you go about repositioning yourself for job opportunities that exist?

Kevin: The 3 Secrets For Job Search Success:

  1. you need a definite job title or skill set in mind
  2. you need a shopping list of 10-20 employers ...
  3. need to follow a plan... the best plans are written and they imitate success... you need dates, specific tasks planned for each week, with heavy emphasis on meeting people each day... you need to find a job-search blueprint that has worked before, and model it, so that you can get working again faster

David: describes the 4 essential elements of a Guerrilla Résumé that can work for six-figure executives, entry-level grads, and everyone in between

Kevin: How to make job leads multiply like weeds by REALLY networking;

  • Instant networking (give the script to use when calling the most successful, most-connected person you know)
  • Schedule a meeting with 5 of the most successful, most-connected people you know; ask them, "what 3 things would help you do your job really well in the next 90 days?" bring something to help them with 1 of those 3 things, bring your Top 20 list, ask "What would you do if you were in my shoes?

David: Describes how to meet anyone on, even if you're "not connected"

Kevin: The #1 success trait of Guerrilla Job Hunters who get hired fast. It is speed to implement. When successful job hunters learn of a new job lead or tactic to use, they take action and get it done fast.

By contrast, the #1 trait of all UNsuccessful job hunters is that they are "but-heads" -- the first word out of their mouths when they learn of a new lead or tactic is But. (But I've already tried that … But that won't work for me … But I have to wait for my new business cards.)

Kevin: As we wrap up, I want to restate for emphasis the need for you to follow a written plan...

Kevin: if you'd like to make a change for the better and follow a proven roadmap that leads you to your next job, we invite you to give our Guerrilla Job Search Home Study Course a try.

Kevin: Stop thinking about how tough the job market is, and start thinking about what a tough job market demands. There has never been a worse time for business as usual. Business as usual is sure to fail, sure to disappoint, sure to choke off your dreams. That's why there has never been a better time to try something new. Your competitors in the job market right now are too afraid to invest money in new blueprints and tools.

But you get to make a choice. And it's never too late to choose optimism, to choose action, to choose excellence. The best thing is that it takes only a moment -— just one second -— to decide.

Special Offer: You'll get an instant 10% off your purchase price of the Guerrilla Job Search Home Study Course if you enter the following coupon code: "TPR" (for Total Picture Radio). The coupon code "TPR" gets you an instant 10% discount off the initial shipping charge and subsequent installments our new Guerrilla Job Search Home Study Course, which is available at

Disclosure: Total Picture Radio has a commission-based affiliate relationship with Guerrilla Job Search Home Study Course.

About David Perry

Source: Perry-Martel Web site

A professional executive recruiter for 20 years, Perry is the Human Resource Policy Advisor to one of North America's largest technology associations CATAAlliance. David is a veteran of more than 973 executive search projects, and has negotiated more than $172 million in salaries.

He is frequently quoted on trends and issues regarding executive search, recruiting and HR in leading business publications including The Wall Street Journal, IT World, EETimes, NetWork World, HR Today, and Venture Wire. He appears regularly as an executive search and labor market analyst for CBC News World. He is the author (with Jay Conrad Levinson) of Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters.

About Kevin Donlin

Kevin Donlin is Creator of Since 1996, he has provided job-search help to more than 11,000 people. Author of 3 books, Kevin has been interviewed by USA Today, The New York Times, CBS Radio and others. His free report, The Simple Job Search Manifesto, is available on the Simple Job Search website.

Kevin is the career columnist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Peter Clayton

About Peter Clayton

Peter Clayton, Producer/Host, is an award-winning producer/director of radio, television, documentary, video, interactive and Web-based media who has created breakthrough media for a wide array of Fortune 100 clients.


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