Books by Orville Pierson

Books by Orville Pierson


Team Up! Find a Better Job with a Job Search Work Team by Orville Pierson

Team Up! Find a Better Job Faster with a Job Search Work Team
by Orville Pierson

Team Up! explains why Job Search Work Team members found jobs 20% faster than non-team members. It covers the published and unpublished research on the effectiveness of the teams and tells the story of their success in non-profits, religious organizations, and a global career services firm.
It also provides a step-by-step how-to-do-it manual, written for member-led teams as well as professionally led teams – and gives you everything you need to start, join or lead one of these highly successful teams.



The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search - The Proven Program Used by the World's Leading Career Services Company - by Orville Pierson

The Unwritten Rules of the  Highly Effective Job  Search —
The Proven Program  Used by the World’s Leading Career Services Company
by Orville Pierson

The Unwritten Rules of Highly Effective Job Search tells you how to plan and organize the entire job search in the most effective ways possible. It includes information on making a Project Plan, creating a Core Message, and using Progress Measurements so you can tell how fast you’re moving toward a great new job.



Highly Effective Networking

Highly Effective Networking: Meet the Right People and Get a Great Job
by Orville Pierson

Highly Effective Networking focuses on networking, the one job hunting technique that virtually all experts agree is essential to job hunting success. It includes information on mapping your networks, selecting the right contacts, the best ways to handle common networking situations and how to make contact with the right Decision Makers – even if you have only a small network.



About the Author


Orville Pierson is a top expert in job search assistance. He served for 19 years as Corporate Director of Program Design at the headquarters of Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH), a global career services company with 300 offices worldwide. He led the team that created job hunting programs used to assist over 1,000,000 job hunters in finding good new jobs.


In that role, Mr. Pierson created the overall LHH job search curriculum and was the primary or sole author of dozens of privately-published LHH books, manuals and websites, including Executive Directions: Creating Options in Life and Work, a career management book for senior executives, Managing Your Search Project, a comprehensive job search guide used by up to 100,000 job hunters a year and the industry’s most comprehensive password-protected job hunting website, Career Resource Network. He also created Job Search Work Teams, designed training materials for LHH’s staff and trained hundreds of career coaches.


Mr. Pierson has been in the career services field since 1977 as a program designer as well as a trainer and career coach to hundreds of private clients. He has spoken at universities and business schools, as well as for groups of executives, HR professionals, and college career professionals. He has appeared on radio and TV, and has been featured in many articles, ranging from the NACE Journal to to general audience publications. His education includes a BA from Yale University.

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