GET HIRED! Grow. Lead. Live.

GET HIRED! Grow. Lead. Live.

by Hal Eastman
GET HIRED! Grow. Lead. Live.

GET HIRED! Grow. Lead. Live.

by Hal Eastman



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Finding the right job, keeping it, advancing, and eventually achieving a leadership position is difficult, especially in challenging economic times. However, Hal Eastman retains an upbeat belief it is still possible, but that your success is highly dependent on an enterprising job search and on utilizing the very different skills needed at each career stage.

These valuable and pragmatic insights—based on actual executive experience—cut through the theoretical chaff of much of today’s “how to” business literature. From graduates looking for their first jobs to unemployed job seekers, new managers, and even CEOs, there’s something here for everyone, whatever the current stage of a career.

You’ll also find sage advice on leading a balanced life, even in times of economic challenge and unprecedented change, with their accompanying job stresses. All of this makes this little “handbook” highly worthwhile reading.

GET HIRED! GROW. LEAD. LIVE. provides a good deal of helpful advice and does it in a straight-forward manner.
—T. Boone Pickens, CEO BP Capital

This is a terrific little book! Reading it will make you a better job candidate or executive.
—Gerry Roche, Heidrick & Struggles executive search firm

GET HIRED! GROW. LEAD. LIVE. us well done. I agree with what you've said.
—Ed Whitacre, former CEO of AT&T and General Motors

This book is filled with beneficial thought-provoking advice, regardless of your career stage.
—Jeffrey Matthews, Business Leadership Professor

Based on his own considerable experience, Hal Eastman brings to readers important principles for success at all stages of a career. I was fortunate to count him as a mentor.
—Susan Resneck Pierce, University President Emerita and President of SRP Consulting

This book is packed full of very practical advice and strategies for success... a great book for every career level.
—Uta Kremer, Associate Director, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Career Management Center

I put your advice to use and landed my ideal summer job. Consider that a testimonial!!
—Meghan Hughes, college junior

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016369532
Publisher: Peregrine Images
Publication date: 02/13/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 120
File size: 746 KB

About the Author

Hal Eastman is a native of the Pacific Northwest and a graduate of the University of Puget Sound and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He enjoyed a thirty-year business career, starting with Boeing and Ford Motor Company and later holding management and leadership positions in industries as diverse as printing, forest products, specialty chemicals, biotechnology, scientific supplies, and wireless communications. During this time, he was president of two large public companies, Fisher Scientific and McCaw Cellular (today AT&T Wireless), and founder of two small businesses.

Eastman was also involved in several major public company mergers and acquisitions, and led their operational integration. He later served on a number of corporate and non-profit boards.

He resigned his executive management positions at age 55 to pursue fine art photography. He has since enjoyed an arts career specializing in dance photography, including the publication of three books, Natural Dance, Dancessence, and Dream Riders.

Eastman lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife Jacque and has a photography studio in Carmel, California.
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