There is no shortage of books with job seeking and interview strategies. Today’s economy has caused many of those books to become outdated. One of the few books that provides you with modern tips and tricks for job searching and interviewing is “Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?” by Ellen Gordon Reeves. Unlike its competitors, “Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview” supplies its readers with modern day tips for today’s new economy.
- How to Use Connections/Networking
- Creating a Killer Cover Letter and Resume
- Choosing Your References
- Interview Tips and Strategies
- When to Take a Job and When to Leave it
“Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?” answers many of the more modern questions of the new economic environment. Written specifically for college graduates, Ellen Gordon Reeves uses light hearted humor and easy to read instructions to provide a helpful guide to new job seekers looking for advice on entering the job market.
Graduates will enjoy Reeves’s prose as she answers many of the questions that affect young job seekers. She address common concerns about networking, interviewing and designing resumes using sound reasoning and judgment. Graduates that are looking for a book that addresses jobs in their age bracket will find Reeves’s book to be informative and not a bore to read.
Content wise, “Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?” is solid, but the book is geared towards younger generations. It is going to be far less useful to those that have already created a long, established career. There are sections of the book that are meant to relate to those that have been laid off and looking for work, but these sections are sparse and much of the information will be less useful to the book’s older readers. In addition, though the book does address many specific questions about job searching and interviews, it does not go into any serious complexity that some of its readers may be looking for.
“Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?” is one of the best available books to use as an introduction to the job hunt process. Recent college graduates will find a wealth of interesting information to help them make informed decisions as they try to break into today’s economy. Ellen Gordon Reeves’s book is more of an introduction to the job hunt than a manual for finding a job, but it is still an enjoyable read with a lot of useful content for young workers.