Leave Your Nose Ring at Home: Get the Job You Want by Creating a Powerful First Impression

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Career Press, 2006 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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Have you ever been in the middle of an interview and silently wondered how things were going? Wondered if you were still being considered for the job...or if you had already blown it? How would you feel if you knew that decision was made in the first few minutes? A new epidemic is affecting teens across the nation in their ability to get the necessary job experience to carry them throughout their careers. Recent studies have shown that teen unemployment is rising due to increased competition from older people and immigrants due to their maturity, work ethic, and being easier to work with. Leave Your Nose Ring at Home is based on 20 years of bizarre, unusual, and absolutely crazy interviews that the author has encountered with young people. Written in a witty, irreverent style, this book will prepare you for the service industry interview by giving you the straight answers on what it takes to score that first job.
 

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Contents

Foreword by Ron Fry
9
Chapter 2
29
Chapter 3
45
Chapter 5
95
Chapter 6
113
Chapter 7
129
Chapter 8
145
Chapter 9
165
Chapter 10
183
Chapter 12
205
About the Author
223
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About the author (2006)

Joe Swinger is the CEO of Indecent Exposure, a consulting company that specializes in internet & social media marketing. He has spent the last 30 years in retail management, developing hundreds of successful business leaders while achieving extraordinary results. He is also author of Leave Your Nose Ring at Home: Get the Job You Want by Creating a Powerful First Impression, and is the leading authority on the subject of inner viewing or interviewing from the inside out. Joe speaks on a variety of topics, including leadership, marketing and personal development. Joe holds a Masters degree in both psychology and business administration and currently lives in Albuquerque, NM.

Fry has edited or written more than 30 books. He is a frequent speaker and seminar leader on a variety of job-search and hiring topics.

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