A new personalized way to find the perfect job—while staying calm during the process.
You are so much more than a resume or job application, but how can you communicate that to your potential employer? You need to learn to ask the right questions, stop using job sites, and start doing the work that actually counts.
Based on information gained from over 400,000 individuals who have used these exercises, this book reveals career expert Dev Aujla’s tried-and-tested method for job seekers at every stage of their career. Filled with anecdotes and advice from professionals ranging from a wilderness guide to an architect, it includes quick-step exercises that help you avoid the common pitfalls of navigating a modern career.
Whether you've just decided to start the hunt or you're gearing up for a big interview, 50 Ways to Get a Job will keep you poised, on-track, and motivated right up to landing your dream career.
About the Author
Dev Aujla is the CEO of Catalog, a recruiting and insight firm that has provided talent and high level strategy to some of the worlds most innovative companies including from BMW, GOOD Magazine, Change.org, and Planned Parenthood. He speaks regularly and blogs for outlets that include INC Magazine and Fast Company. His writing and work have been featured in dozens of media outlets including the New York Times, Glamour Magazine, MSNBC, CBC and The Globe and Mail.
“Dev’s book offers fun and practical exercises for feeding your professional curiosity, examining your career journey from new perspectives, and creating opportunities to have a wonderful impact on your life. For people who see a career as a mission and every day as an opportunity to learn and grow, 50 Ways to Get a Job is an energizing read.” —Mike Steib, CEO of XO Group and author of The Career Manifesto: Discover Your Calling and Create an Extraordinary Life
“Finally, a career book for a generation with nonlinear careers. 50 Ways to Get a Job gives you the practical advice you need to build a meaningful career, on your terms. This book takes you on a thrilling choose your own adventure journey to build a career—and a life—that’s right for you. I can’t wait to read it again (and again, and again . . .).” —Adam Smiley Poswolsky, author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough
“Through a series of compelling provocations and pragmatic exercises, Dev offers hope to a new generation looking to navigate today’s uncertain job market to find a job that works on your terms. Philosophically rich and practical, this is a must-read for anyone looking to craft a professional identity in today’s complex world.” —Alexa Clay, author of The Misfit Economy
“Finding work you love can feel exhausting and futile. Dev Aujla’s book offers inspiring insights and tools for navigating your career in the digital age. Whether you know what you want or you’re unsure what’s next, this book will support you in taking the leap toward meaning and purpose.” —Amber Rae, author of Choose Wonder Over Worry
“The framework and exercises in this book will help you develop faith in your own desires, skills, and abilities so that you will not only learn to trust your path, but trust yourself.” —Summer Rayne Oakes, founder of Homestead Brooklyn & SugarDetox.Me
“Everyone may take a different path through this book but the results are the same—a career you have chosen and a job you’re proud of. I loved that I could turn to any page and find advice that was immediately helpful whether you’re just starting or twenty years in. Dev helps makes an overwhelming subject seem doable.” —Rahaf Harfoush, co-author of The Decoded Company and author of Hustle + Float
“This book isn’t just for recent grads. It’s a book of elegant strategies for getting to better, more meaningful work that I can keep on my shelf and refer to again and again.” —Anya Kamenetz, NPR, author of The Art of Screen Time