In these twelve stories you’ll meet a remarkable cast of complex, quirky characters tangled
up in the limits they’ve put on their lives. Driven by love or loneliness, Frank Tavares tells
their stories with humor and compassion.
While the themes may be familiar—crumbling marriages, feuding neighbors, sparring
business partners, and the endless searching for what might have been—in Frank's
hands they become fresh, unpredictable, and surprising. This exciting debut collection
from a first-rate storyteller will haunt and fascinate you long after you finish reading.
Ellis Chase brings his experience and expertise to this reexamination of how you can
target and find a job that fits.
You’ll find strategies you can use to:
- Identify the career that’s right for you
- Build your networks
- Approach interviews
- Negotiate your salary
- Cope with the emotional roller coaster
- Make smarter decisions
"Author Judith Podell looks at the world just a little bit differently than the rest of us and
the view is spectacular. Blues For Beginners is funny and provocative; and the writing is
so smart; so beautifully sophisticated. This is the book you won't be able to put down until
the very last page, and then, I promise you that you will be looking for one more chapter.
More! More! More! "
How far would you go to add excitement to a life you felt was boring and meaningless?
For 73-year-old Jaime the answer takes him by surprise. Accustomed to a lonely life high
up in the mountains on the western coast of Mallorca, his dull routine is shattered one day
when a man parachutes from a plane and lands nearby. The plane crashes; the man lives.
It’s a drug smuggling operation gone very bad. But Stefan, the man from the sky, has
escaped with eight kilos of cocaine in a gym bag. Jaime brings Stefan home and is soon
entangled in Stefan’s attempts to sell the cocaine and start a new life.
Ellis Chase, one of Manhattan’s top career advisors, takes the mystery out of networking.
His approach teaches you what networking really is and how you can use it to land the job
you want. .
This guide shows you
- How to put together a contact list
- How to approach people on that list
- What to say in an email or phone call
- How to follow up
- How to measure your success
Short, easy-to-follow, affordable.