Department of Labor states 248,000 jobs gains last month! Still unemployed? Want to Beat the Unemployment Game? Never Fear, the Career Engineer is Here!

According to the Department of Labor, there were approximately 248,000 job gains last month. The author is here to share with career seekers what they can do to compete during this employment recovery. To take their lives into their own hands and reach for the stars. Don’t know how? Never fear! The Career Engineer is here!

Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) June 9, 2004--8 million Americans are still out of work nationwide. Competition is fierce and if you don’t know the rules, you can’t win the employment game. The good news is you can beat this and here’s how: reduce your competition! Not only is it necessary for job seekers to have the skills to “get hired”, they must be equipped with the “career getting” tools for today’s competitive global market. According to the Department of Labor, there were approximately 248,000 job gains last month. The author is here to share with career seekers what they can do to compete during this employment recovery. To take their lives into their own hands and reach for the stars. Don’t know how? Never fear! The Career Engineer is here!

Francina R. Harrison-The Career Engineer, a career consultant and owner of Harrison & Associates, has released her first book titled “A Mind to Work: The Life and Career Planning Guide for People Who Want. Need to Work! (February 2004, iUniverse, ISBN: 0-595-30390-0@ $10.95). The author has more than ten years of experience helping job seekers enter or return to work for non-profits, corporate and the public sector. “It’s deeper than a job, it’s about you finding your life’s work…instead of just a work life.” That is the philosophy of this Navy spouse, mother of two and Norfolk State University graduate. “The labor market is an important factor in the hiring process; however, it’s not the only ingredient for a successful work life,” says Harrison.    

“I received several responses from potential employers...three contacted me immediately!” Andrean, Virginia. “Francina, your book is great! Full of influential material, I really like it” Monica, Uganda. The author continues, “This book is unique, not only does it provide a real world approach to obtaining employment, but it also focuses on the individual and what you bring to the table…a true mind, body and spirit connection.” To get hired today you must demonstrate leadership, salesmanship, stability, confidence and competence. A Mind to Work will show you how to play the game and win. Harrison provides a word of caution to potential readers, “Be careful, you may just find out who you are and what you are made of.”

A Mind to Work: The Life and Career Planning Guide for People Who Want Need to Work, is a must-have for readers who want positive change in a negative environment. A Mind to Work will guide readers with a new approach to interviewing; career searching and life/career coaching that will transform the mind and increase results. It will change your outlook on employment, dare you to discover your power and unlock your potentials.     A Mind to Work will prepare you to compete by increasing your employability factor. It is available now at amazon.com, Barnes&Noble.com, directly from the author or by order from storefront bookstores everywhere.    

For more information and interviews, you may contact the author directly at 757-420-1109.

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Source :  http://www.prweb.com/releases/2004/6/prweb132006.htm