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Author: Harvey Mackay Narrator: Erik Synnestvedt Publisher: Recorded Books: Gildan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: Your Coach in a Box Release Date: February 2010 ISBN: 9781596595446
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Harvey Mackay has written five New York Times bestsellers, including one of the most popular business books of all time—Swim with the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive. Now he returns with the ultimate audio book on how to get, and keep, a job you truly love whether you’re twenty-one, fifty-one, or seventy-one. The average person will have at least three career changes and ten different jobs by age thirty-eight. In this era of downsizing and outsourcing, you can never be sure your job will still exist in five years—or five weeks. So you’d better think of your career as a perpetual job search. That demands a passion for lifetime learning and the skills for relentless and effective networking. Mackay shows you how to be at your best when things are at their worst. His hard-hitting topics include: • beating rejection before it beats you • acing interviews • negotiating the job you want, not the job they offer • taking advantage of the way bosses make hiring decisions • blending the latest contact tools with old-fashioned face-to-face networking Uplifting, amusing, and jam-packed with proven tips, Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door will guide you through the toughest job market in decades. It’s also the definitive A-to-Z career resource for the rest of your life. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Harvey Mackay hits the bull’s-eye. An important book for important times in our lives. The Shark Man at his very best.”

    Larry King

  • “Harvey Mackay knows how important the mental game is. Use Your Head to Get Your Foot in the Door helps you form a good game plan, execute it, and win.”

    Shaquille O’Neal

  • “Don’t let the cover or any worry about his sense of humor dissuade you: this is a very useful book. The short chapters with descriptive titles make it easy to navigate, and Mackay offers tips-from changing your attitude to getting hired-both for those currently employed but wishing to position themselves better in their current companies and for those who are out of work. Highly recommended for job seekers and career changers at all experience levels.”

    Library Journal

  • “This title is exactly what you’d expect from…author and astute businessman Mackay…worth more than a cursory glance.”

    Booklist

  • A New York Times bestseller

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bonnie | 7/4/2012

    " probably better for those mid-caree than for those kicking it off. Good bits. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kathleen | 6/25/2012

    " Harvey Mackay explains how hiring decisions are made and draws on real-life stories to explain how to use the latest online tools with old-fashioned face-to-face networking. Mackay's useful advice is appropriate for job seekers of any age or experience level. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Julie | 12/30/2010

    " This book reads like a vanity project -- disjointed, repetitive, and very, very, self-satisfied. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 CS | 5/25/2010

    " The author waffles too much, else this is a readable book. "

About the Author

Harvey Mackay is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Swim with the Sharks without Being Eaten Alive and Beware the Naked Man Who Offers You His Shirt. His books have sold more than ten million copies worldwide. In addition to being a bestselling author, Mackay writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column and is one of America’s most popular and entertaining business speakers. He is also the founder and chairman of MackayMitchell Envelope Company.  

About the Narrator

Erik Synnestvedt has recorded nearly two hundred audiobooks for trade publishers as well as for the Library of Congress Talking Books for the Blind program. They include The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak, A Game as Old as Empire edited by Steven Hiatt, and Twitter Power by Joel Comm.