SHARKPROOF by Harvey B. Mackay


Get the Job You Want, Keep the Job You Love...In Today's Frenzied Job Market
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 More business-oriented advice and cheerleading from Mackay (Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt, 1990, etc.). This time out, the Minneapolis-based guru offers upbeat, go-out-and-get- 'em advice on obtaining, and keeping, jobs. Mackay touches all the expected bases--from networking to researching potential firms to rehearsing job interviews--and salts his text with copious anecdotes and case histories (e.g., that of the Hollywood-struck young man who persuaded a barber to hand out his rÇsumÇ to studio execs and producers who came in to get their hair cut). There's not much here that you won't find in other employment manuals, but Mackay puts it all together with so much wit, charm, and power of positive thinking (``the worse times can be the best times to launch your dream'') that jobless readers or those nervous about these hard economic times no doubt will gobble it up. (First printing of 200,000)

Pub Date: Jan. 26th, 1993
ISBN: 0-88730-619-5
Page count: 288pp
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Dec. 15th, 1992