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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Very Witty

User Review  - Anonymous - Borders

Pros: Enjoyable and easy to read Cons: References Jared Leto This dude is funny. Advice is geared to those that enjoy reading humor but is still very poignant. Read full review

Laugh your way to landing a job...

User Review  - elliegal82 - Overstock.com

If you are a child of the 80s or 90s I highly recommend this book. With chapters like Pimp My Resume and Find a Miyagi Mentor you will find yourself chuckling over Greenes clever popculture references ... 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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