First Job, Great Job: America's Hottest Business Leaders Share Their Secrets

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In First Job, Great Job, 25 executives at a diverse range of the most successful companies tell you - in their own words - what they look for when they're hiring. From internships to salary to education, these successful business people reveal their insider insights on job issues including: getting your foot in the door when you don't know anyone at a company, researching a company before you have an interview, knowing what questions you should ask the interviewer, matching your personality to a position, and ...
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Overview

In First Job, Great Job, 25 executives at a diverse range of the most successful companies tell you - in their own words - what they look for when they're hiring. From internships to salary to education, these successful business people reveal their insider insights on job issues including: getting your foot in the door when you don't know anyone at a company, researching a company before you have an interview, knowing what questions you should ask the interviewer, matching your personality to a position, and writing the best resume.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595131310
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Debbi Fields: Founder & President, Mrs. Fields Cookies 1
2 Howard Lincoln: Chairman, Nintendo of America, Inc. 11
3 Nick Valenti: President & CEO, Restaurant Associates Corp. 19
4 Anthony P. Conza: President, Founder & CEO, Blimpie International 25
5 Stephanie Sonnabend: President, Sonesta Hotels 33
6 Loren J. Hulber: President & CEO, Day-Timers, Inc. 39
7 Nicole Miller: President, Founder & Designer, Nicole Miller, Inc., Bud Konheim: CEO, Nicole Miller, Inc. 51
8 Bill DeVries: President & CEO, Foot Locker 59
9 Natasha Esch: President, Wilhelmina Models 65
10 Sidney Swartz: Chairman, CEO & President, The Timberland Company 73
11 John J. McDonald: President, Casio, Inc. 81
12 Jack Chadsey: President & CEO, Sunglass Hut International, Inc. 89
13 Russell A. Boss: President & CEO, A.T. Cross Company 97
14 Jim McCann: President & CEO, 1-800 Flowers 103
15 Dr. Amar Bose: Founder, Chairman & Technical Director, Bose Corporation 111
16 Jerry Yang: Co-Founder & Chief Yahoo, Yahoo! Inc., Tim Koogle: President & CEO, Yahoo! Inc. 117
17 Jeff Taylor: Founder, CEO Interactive Division, The Monster Board (TMP Worldwide) 129
18 Michael Davis: President & CEO, Motown Animation 137
19 Jeri Taylor: Creator/Executive Producer, Star Trek: Voyager 143
20 Sarina Simon: President, Philips Media Home and Family Entertainment 151
21 Michael D. Zisman: Executive Vice President & CEO, Lotus Development Corp. 159
22 Jane Cooper: President, Paramount Parks 167
23 Doug Logan: Commissioner, Major League Soccer 175
24 Scott Flanders: President, Macmillan Publishing USA 181
25 Tom Jackson: Founder, The Career Development Team, Inc., Chairman, Equinox Corporation 189
The Top 10 Things You Just Gotta Do 195
Index 205
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