• The “Insider” Secrets to Landing Your Dream Job in Tech

  • Ex-FAANG Executives Teach You How to Write a Winning Resume and Answer Tough Interview Questions
  • By: Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed Shams
  • Narrated by: Helpful Matthew
  • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (51 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

This book will help you get your dream job so that you can reach your full potential. After working and talking with over 50 FAANG (Big Tech) executives, I have created this book to teach you how to present your best self to your next employer.

This book provides a proven step-by-step approach that has been designed to help you get any job you want.

This book will help you:

  1. Get any job you want
  2. Build the perfect resume (using the Harvard Business School resume format)
  3. Learn how to write an impactful cover letter that creates a lasting impression
  4. Interview better than anyone else and turn your weaknesses into strengths
  5. Build the perfect LinkedIn profile (get more recruiters and employers to find you)
  6. Network better than anyone else so you can get your dream job
  7. Master the art of answering questions specific to your role (as a scrum master, data visualization analyst, UX designer, etc.)
  8. Interview tips from hiring managers
©2022 Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed Shams (P)2022 Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed Shams

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The “Insider” Secrets to Landing Your Dream Job

The difference between getting a job and not getting a job can be in the resume since it is usually the first thing that the hiring staff will see, and we all know very well how important first impressions are. A resume that is well crafted should reflect you, your skills, and your experience in the best possible light. Showing you how to write such a resume is what this book is all about. There are many ways in which you can create a resume, but there are certain nuances that employers are looking for that you want to include in your resume. Just paying a little bit of attention to such details can go a long way in making you stand apart from the crowd in a good way.

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All the information directly to the point.

All the information directly to the point. No long waterish philosophy, only practical and strategical advice. It is a step-by-step instruction to try a new approach to a longtime knowing issue of landing a great project/ job. Use it as your manual. You can't receive a new results by trying the same approach. This book will show you the way and a new perception.

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This book provides a proven step-by-step

This book will help you get your dream job so that you can reach your full potential. This book provides a proven step-by-step approach that has been designed to help you get any job you want. This is a real plan that’s based on the real rules of the game. You’ll learn how to effectively identify your future hiring manager, for example, and slide into their DMs in the least creepy way possible.

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Your Dream Job in Tech

The ebook is full of great advice and tips. I think it has great content for college undergraduates that want to get a head start on others. Don't attempt to write your resume without a copy of How to Write a WINNING Resume by Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed Shams! As a certified advanced resume writer and adult educator, I know this book will provide the information you need to write your resume like the pros. It's filled with easy-to-follow instructions, and insider resume tips from award-winning master resume writer, Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed Shams.

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Lots of useful information!

As a mother who is currently a stay-at-home just a book to me; It’s important. I have not finished the book but about two chapters and it is not letting me down. I feel heard and validated and I also feel like I’m in good hands with the strategies and advice they are laying out. This is not a superficial manual. This is good stuff, highly recommended.

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This book is well written

This book is well written with a timely and relevant message in the current climate. The stories help them illustrate the many things to be considered when finding a new job in the workforce. The step-by-step details help pave the way to success.

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Great READ, and thanks for sharing your incredibl

I loved Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed Shams approach in Ex-FAANG Executives Teach . The book addresses so many important points for those re-entering the workplace AND for those considering a career transition. As a former recruiting leader, and now career transition coach, I appreciated the spot-on advice, tips, and approachable frameworks to guide the reader through the job search process. Great READ, and thanks for sharing your incredible community.

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How to create a targeted application

I took this book with me on holiday - it seems strange, I know, but business books inspire me and this one was recommended by a friend who had recently gotten the desired job after listing this audiobook. Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed Shams offers practical steps to identifying how your passions align with the International sector and how to take the necessary steps to help you land that dream job. in this audiobook, you’ll learn:
•Tips for identifying the opportunities most suited to you
•Advice on developing a personal pitch to help you.
•How to create a targeted application for your dream job.
This book really offers Great tips and tricks to get a dream job.

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Amazing

The author gives tailor-made tips and tricks, real-life experiences, and covers all aspects of becoming a competitive candidate- from networking to forming an elevator pitch and crafting a cover letter, to doing important homework on the places one envisions to work in someday- it's all there. I recommend this guide to anyone who would like a more structured approach to a job search with really fantastic insights to make the job search process less daunting-

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I recommend this audiobook

I recommend this book to everyone trying to find a desirable job I love that it can be used as a workbook and is very practical as it guides to finding a career that you care about and not stuck in a career that’s not meant for you.

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The “Insider” Secrets

The difference between getting a job and not getting a job can be in the resume since it is usually the first thing that the hiring staff will see, and we all know very well how important first impressions are.

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  • luke
  • 03-15-22

Easy to read, great examples, and highly recommend

This book goes way beyond the typically generic career/student development spiel. It’s a nice mix between relevant content and an active workbook with step by step instructions.Easy to read, great examples, and highly recommended.

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  • ALFERDO JAN
  • 03-14-22

Answer Tough Interview Questions

This book hit on how to tackle some of the major graduate student struggles when it comes to landing a good job; and how to do so before you even have your diploma in your hands. As a current student at UCF, nearing my graduation date, this book was an excellent addition to my curriculum and was a great checklist to make sure I was putting adequate effort into my job search. This book gives you great advice on how to stand out among the crowd and land the job.

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  • JASON MARK
  • 03-10-22

This book helped me find a job

This book helped me find a job within 1 month of being let go during the pandemic. I got many compliments from recruiters on my resume and they were all thanks to the practical advice received from listing this.

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