Whoa, My Boss is Naked!: A Career Book for People who Would Never be Caught Dead Reading a Career Book

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Currency Doubleday, 2008 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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A hilarious yet savvy career guide for the generation that grew up with remote controls in their hands. (Who knew that you could learn so much about work from American Idol, Anchorman, and Entourage?)


In Whoa, My Boss Is Naked!, strategy consultant (and twentysomething) Jake Greene uses pop-culture references from the ’80s, the ’90s, and today to school young professionals on every stage of the entry-level experience.

Free of cliched motivational advice and bogus “steps for success,” Whoa, My Boss Is Naked! reveals everything you need to know about how to get a tighter grip on the working world without becoming a sellout corporate tool:

The reason most bands suck (why everyone needs to "commit to a sound" before they can get "signed" )
Like, listen to . . . uh . . . yourself talk, ya know? (or . . . why speech fillers are job killers)
 Party on, Wayne (rules for expanding your business network in social settings)
The rules of interview dating (tips to help you score a job)

With its irreverent humor and wisdom from the world of pop culture, Whoa, My Boss Is Naked! proves that career advice doesn’t have to be boring.

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Review: Whoa, My Boss Is Naked...: A Career Book for People Who Would Never Be Caught Dead Reading a Career Book

User Review  - Francesca Brown - Goodreads

This book does an outstanding job of taking America's obsession with pop culture and putting it to good use. I highly recommend this book to everyone looking for practical advice about what it takes to survive in the workforce! Read full review

Review: Whoa, My Boss Is Naked...: A Career Book for People Who Would Never Be Caught Dead Reading a Career Book

User Review  - Ellie - Goodreads

I've been laughing out loud ever since I started this book. It's a fun read thus far with tons of pop-culture references & some very witty commentary on how to succeed in the work place. I'm enjoying it thoroughly thus far! Read full review

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About the author (2008)

JAKE GREENE is a twentysomething strategy and marketing consultant. Prior to founding Greene Group, he earned a master’s degree in sociology from Stanford University, worked as an analyst for a Fortune 500 company, and served as Director of Client Development for a retail development start-up. He lives in Nashville with his wife, Sarah, and dog, Roger.

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