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Whoa, My Boss is Naked!

A Career Book for People Who Would Never be Caught Dead Reading a Career Book

By Jake Greene

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Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Published In: United States, 27 February 2008
A hilarious yet savvy career guide for the generation that grew up with remote controls in their hands. (Who knew that you could learn so much about work from "American Idol," "Anchorman," and "Entourage"?) In "Whoa, My Boss Is Naked!," strategy consultant (and twentysomething) Jake Greene uses pop-culture references from the '80s, the '90s, and today to school young professionals on every stage of the entry-level experience. Free of cliched motivational advice and bogus "steps for success," "Whoa, My Boss Is Naked! " reveals everything you need to know about how to get a tighter grip on the working world without becoming a sellout corporate tool: The reason most bands suck "(why everyone needs to "commit to a sound" before they can get "signed" )"Like, listen to . . . uh . . . yourself talk, ya know? "(or . . . why speech fillers are job killers)" Party on, Wayne "(rules for expanding your business network in social settings)"The rules of interview dating "(tips to help you score a job)" With its irreverent humor and wisdom from the world of pop culture, "Whoa, My Boss Is Naked! "proves that career advice doesn't have to be boring.

About the Author

JAKE GREENE is a twentysomething strategy and marketing consultant. Prior to founding Greene Group, he earned a master's degree in sociology from Stanford University, worked as an analyst for a Fortune 500 company, and served as Director of Client Development for a retail development start-up. He lives in Nashville with his wife, Sarah, and dog, Roger.

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"Finally, a career book with sound advice for Gen Y and millennials." -"The Dallas Morning News" "Walks readers through all the potholes of office life in a fun and irreverent way that might keep even the hippest (and most resistant) office addition riveted."--The New York Sun "Drawing on pop culture to school young professionals on job strategy is a stroke of genius, and Jake Greene, a twentysomething consultant, pulls it off in this entertaining and informative paperback."-The Times Colonist (Canada)"This 'career book for people who would never be caught dead reading a career book' offers hip-sounding yet solid advice for a new generation entering the workplace."--Sacramento Bee "If you are ambitious, read this book!" -- Jeffrey Fox, author of the bestselling book, "How to Land Your Dream Job ""I wish I'd read this book when I started my career; I would not have frittered away so much time not watching t.v...You should read any book that makes you laugh loud or think twice. This book does both, and more."""- Harry Beckwith, author of "You, Inc." """Jake Greene... has managed to write one of the best career books of the year. Maybe even ever... As a business author and consultant for almost (gulp) thirty years, I must say it pisses me off for this guy to have written such a wickedly good book his first timeout."""- Joe Calloway, author of "Work Like You're Showing Off!"

EAN: 9780385523370
ISBN: 0385523378
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Dimensions: 21.13 x 14.12 x 1.3 centimetres (0.19 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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