Question: Who is the intended audience?
Answer: Anyone who is looking for work for the first time, or after an extended period of unemployment. This is great for those looking for entry-level or re-entry jobs. It is also an ideal resource for staff and agencies who help the unemployed get back to work.
Q: What is the book about?
A: This is a straightforward guide to get employed in ‘the real world’ no matter what choices or circumstances have held you back in the past. This book answers the difficult questions that come up when you’re trying to turn your life around by getting back to work and becoming self-supporting.
Q: Why are you the best person to write this book?
A: With seventeen years experience in Workforce Development, I’ve worked with a wide variety of clients and staff to help more people overcome barriers to employment and get back to work. I’ve worked with clients returning to work after caring for parents/children, disability, welfare, jail/prison and gang involvement. Staff and clients from state, county and private agencies have been to my seminars. I’ve worked as an employee and as an employer, and write from both sides of the hiring process.
Q: How is this book different from other books on this topic?
A; While most books on this topic are long and politically correct, The Working Workbook is short, sweet, to-the-point and refreshingly honest.
Q: Is there anything else we should know about this book?
A: Since I use an easy-to-read workbook format, it is easy for readers to come up with their own answers to the challenging questions which will come up on applications and in interviews.