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Never Apply for a Job Again!
Break the Rules, Cut the Line, Beat the Rest
Author Darrell Gurney, Foreword by Ivan Misner
ISBN: 9781601632029
Book (Paperback)
Red Wheel Weiser, Career Press
5.25 x 8.25 Inches
224 pages
January 22, 2012


In a world focused on high tech networking, Darrell Gurney reveals how old-fashioned yet innovative high touch wins hearts, minds, and opportunities for the savvy job seeker or career expansionist. Drawing on basic principles of human psychology, Gurney shows readers how to open doors to influential players in their fields of interest to gain top-of-mind awareness and top-drawer connectedness.

Through 10 simple and easy-to-follow principles, Gurney teaches readers how to create powerful relationships with anyone, anywhere, for lifetime career management. You'll learn how to:


  • Devise compelling ways to meet influential people

  • Determine whom to talk to and where to go for connections

  • Use the power of ego to gain another's favor

  • Stay awake to opportunities at all times

Darrell W. Gurney is founder of and a 25-year career advisor. As a coach, speaker, and workshop leader, he helps people locate their passions and fulfill them whether through a job or their own business. Gurney has consulted for the world's top outplacement consulting firms, and his first book, Headhunters Revealed! Career Secrets for Choosing and Using Professional Recruiters, was reviewed in Publishers Weekly and won the Clarion Award for Best Book from the Association for Women in Communications. He has been a guest editor for the industry's professional journal, The Career Planning & Adult Development Journal. Gurney has been featured in the, Wall Street Journal's, BusinessWeek Online, MSN Careers,, and on Wall Street Journal Radio. He lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

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