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From the Publisher"Holland's book is a contextually enriching asset for many who find themselves in need of valuable career information."
Midwest Book Review
"Holland offers suggestions and many resources about career transition. Holland's book is a contextually enriching asset for many who find themselves in need of valuable career information."
TCM Reviews/Reviewer's Bookwatch
"Addressing the displacement of white collar workers, Are There Any Good Jobs Left offers direction and guidance for tapping into jobs and managing the ebb and flow of availability. Holland focuses on applications, providing straightforward suggestions on how individuals can survive and prosper. From resumes to networking to personal financial issues, the book is a valuable resource for any individual who wants to shape and give direction to their career and to those just looking for work."
"Holland describes general trends impacting the American workforce and provides advice on career management. The material is presented in two parts, the first of which discusses company behavior in the global market place, the work experiences of his immediate social circle during recent economic transitions, the rise of outplacement in the American economy, and the impact of race and gender on the job search arena. The second half of the text presents advice on resumees, networking, interviewing, negotiations, and entrepreneurial opportunities and concludes with broad advice about overall career management."
Reference & Research Book News
"If you are an older displaced worker, especially a white-collar wage slave, Holland feels your pain. His book is a tough but extremely compassionate discussion of the current state of affairs, what it means and how best to deal with things if you are making an unwanted transition during what you had hoped would be the latter stages of your career. There are lots of specifics offered for individuals and the value of such advice depends on one's situation, of course, but the heart of this book is broader in scope. William Holland looks at our country and its place in the global economy. It's difficult to avoid pessimism, perhaps, but he offers glimmers of hope to those able to seize the opportunities provided by entrepreneurship and retooled expectations after exiting the corporate cocoon. Not everyone will have the wisdom and fortitude to act upon his advice, but there's much food for thought here, regardless."
The Miami Herald/San Jose Mercury News
"The best business books of 2006. A tough but extremely compassionate discussion about older displaced workers and how best to make unexpected and unwanted transitions during the latter stages of one's career."
The Miami Herald