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Name:  Allen L. Giertz  

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Born: in 1948

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Giertz resides in Woodridge, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Giertz has been a technical specialist, leader, and trainer experienced in aircraft, mobile, and industrial fluid power applications. Being laid-off, let-go, or downsized numerous times in his career, he realized it is possible for an unemployed person to learn a simple, common-sense approach for finding a job, skills that will create confidence, and an informed awareness that can help propel one into their next position.

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Titles At Your Library

Unemployed? No Problem!
ISBN: 1589398351 Publishing. 2006

Everyone has to deal with the possibility of a sudden job loss no one is safe in today's work force. People need a simple, easy-to-follow plan to find that next job, because now it's both "blue collar" and "white collar" people standing in line. Education and a little bit of confidence equals more money and happiness for that next position. Knowledge, common sense, and confidence can change your life. The question that many people ask is, "How can I do a job search for free?" Knowing where to go for help is the answer. This book covers topics like: Opportunity Knocks Twice: Effects of the Wallet. Finding Free Money: Identifying unemployment benefits. Panning for Gold: What has the Library got to offer? Right from Wrong: Legal and Illegal Questions. Reward Yourself: Non-Chocolate Ways for High Motivation. Plus many more chapters for doing a complete job search!



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