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Wake Up Call: What Every Young Adult Must Know to Survive Today's Job Market
by Jeff Gunhus (Goodreads Author)
Are you ready to face the toughest job market in a generation? How will you compete with the thousands of unemployed workers with significant prior experience willing to take an entry-level position? The world has changed...and that change has not been good for you. FACT: Jobless rates for college graduates has doubled in the last two years. FACT: Over 2 million graduates ...more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published September 16th 2009 by Createspace
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Great insight for young adults living in our society today. Main takeaway: if you want to make something of yourself, you're going to have a put in a ton of effort and hard work. No excuses, no complaining. I love the author's persistent and realistic attitude.
A brutally direct monologue addressing the grave state of today's job hunt. It's concise, short, and not very sweet in its delivery. Gunhus tends to run circles around 2 recurring points (and if you read/have read it, you'll know what I mean) but the intent to get your ass moving is there.
Jeff Gunhus is the author of the Middle Grade/YA series The Templar Chronicles. The first book, Jack Templar Monster Hunter, was written in an effort to get his reluctant reader eleven-year old son excited about reading. It worked and a new series was born. Jeff is also the co-CEO of a national company with over 4,000 employees that has been featured in national media for its unique opportunity fo ...moreMore about Jeff Gunhus...