Just Tell Me How To Get Hired!

A Top Recruiter’s Fast, Easy Guide to Getting & Staying Employed

Non-Fiction - Occupational
194 Pages
Reviewed on 12/19/2009
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Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite

Jill DeSena-Shook offers readers an honest and humorous look at the job seeker, employers, and recently hired employees. She stresses the need to be prepared before the interview. Research the company. Collect business cards and social network. Be willing to gain experience, you weren’t born knowing how to walk and talk. DeSena-Shook discusses the pros and cons of a recruiter.

A resume is important, but it has to be the right resume. She offers examples. How you look and dress can get you the right job or lose the right job. Look neat and professional, no wrinkles, no loud jewelry, no blue and purple hair. Jill offers examples of what not to do. She also discusses accents. That one got me. I have a very strong Kentucky accent. I can certainly understand what she is saying but I’m not sure how to lose the accent. My favorite suggestion was be positive. Attitude is everything.

It is easy to recommend this book. Jill has covered the topic of getting and keeping a job from A to Z. She brings experience and expertise to her book. It is written in an easy to read and understand manner. I found it both entertaining and informative.

Grace Tutak

Graduation is approaching and this book should be the "card" in which you place your gift! It is worth its weight in gold. A MUST for High School and College graduates alike. Easy to read, this will become a new jobseekers guide. If you are having trouble finding a job, check this book out to see what you are doing right and wrong.

Beth Stewart-Walters

Fantastic insight into the working world as well as the world of respect, humility and common decency. A bold, yet comical reminder of the qualities we look for in an employee, associate and most importantly- fellow human being. Congratulations Jill!