Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Featured Book: When Can You Start? by Paul Freiberger

About the book:
The job interview. It is the make-or-break moment that can change your life. Job interviews present the key step in the job search process and help you get hired. Los Angeles Times award-winning author, Paul Freiberger offers a clear, entertaining guide with the best job interview help and preparation and proven tools and tips for success to ace the interview and win the job. 

You will learn about: 

* Job Interview Questions and Answers 
* The Toughest Job Interview Questions 
* Not Telling the Interviewer About Your Weaknesses 
* Answering Trick and Oddball Questions 
* Devising the Best Questions 
* Gaining Confidence with Job Interview Preparation 
* Avoiding Job Interview Mistakes 
* Salary Negotiation Tips and Strategies 

 "This book is powerful and expertly researched. Packed with interview advice you need to get your next job." -- Larry Kramer, President and Publisher, USA Today 

"The most exhaustive, best researched book about job interviewing, filled with insights and research. -- Jean-Louis Gassée, General Partner, Allegis Capital 

"Freiberger delivers a fun and informative read. You will get a job a lot sooner if you read this book. Perfect for new grads at the beginning of their careers and powerful ammunition for the rest of us." -- Guy Kawasaki, author of APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur, and former chief evangelist of Apple 

"Highly useful to anyone facing an important job interview, especially if they haven't been practicing for a while. Practical and well-researched, with extensive and realistic examples. This will stand the test of time." -- Marc Singer, Director, McKinsey & Company 

"There are gems of wisdom packed into the sections on how to answer behavioral interview questions, how to succeed in a panel interview, and how to anticipate sensitive and challenging questions. The principles and practices discussed in this book will help the job seeker turn the interview from an interrogation into a conversation." -- Marcia G. Rhodes, WorldatWork Director

About the author:
Paul Freiberger, author of "When Can You Start?" is an award-winning writer. His work has been widely praised for its effectiveness and compassion. As President of Shimmering Resumes, Paul helps individuals throughout the world improve their careers with job interview preparation, resumes and job search. Paul won The Los Angeles Times Book Award as co-author of "Fuzzy Logic" (Simon & Schuster, 1994) and he co-authored the best-selling "Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer" (McGraw-Hill, 1984, rev. 2000), translated into many languages and later made into the Hollywood movie Pirates of Silicon Valley. He has produced reports for National Public Radio programs, including All Things Considered and Morning Edition. He is a former columnist for the San Jose Mercury News and a reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. He directed communications for McKinsey & Company, the world's most respected global management consulting firm. Paul has gone through several job transformations himself. He has worked as a teacher, a night porter, a newspaper reporter, a technology project manager, a chef, a communications executive, and an entrepreneur. He knows the job search process and how to make it work. He earned a B.A. in history at the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Masters in Italian from Middlebury College. He is working on a book on job search strategies for new graduates.

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