Secret Lives of the Unemployed & Cracking the New Job Market: Coming Attractions

By Maryann Yin Comment

Here are some handpicked titles from our New Books section. Want to include your book? Just read our Facebook Your New or Upcoming Book post. Don’t forget to include your title’s exact release date and a link.

Secret Lives of the Unemployed by Liz Bartucci: “Lucy … begrudgingly accepts the friendship of her unemployable neighbors, Grey and Zac. Having lost hope and the desire to become part of the workforce again, the three decide to follow Zac’s proposal “to abandon the world like the world has abandoned us,” and embark on adventures that they only promised themselves that they would take when they were overworked desk jockeys.” (July 2011)

Why I Hated Pink: Confessions of a Breast Cancer Survivor by Maryellen D. Brisbois: “In her compelling story of survival, Maryellen shares the intimate details from each point of her journey back to health from initial diagnosis through chemo treatments, from waiting rooms to hospital theaters, from family reactions to day-to-day struggles, all written with refreshing honesty and warmth.” (August 2011)

Cracking the New Job Market: The 7 Rules for Getting Hired in Any Economy by R. William Holland, Ph.D: “Holland explains how the job market has changed forever – not just from a bad economy, but globalization, technology, and deregulation – and helps job seekers recognize what employers really want and need. Then, he gives them the tools to answer those wants and needs by demonstrating their value to the hiring organization.” (August 2011)