Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Book Giveaway-Career Comeback: Repackage Yourself to Get the Job You Want by Lisa Johnson Mandell

I have five copies of Career Comback to giveaway. This contest is open to US and Canadian residents. Sorry, but no PO Box addresses. To enter, please leave a comment about your dream job. Be sure to leave an email address, if I can't contact you, another winner will be chosen. The winners will be selected on January 8.

Book Summary:
Unfortunately, getting older can be a career killer. That's what entertainment journalist Lisa Johnson Mandell discovered when she sent out a resume that made her sound like an aged veteran. Her new career makeover guide-expanded from the Wall Street Journal article about revamping her "older" image to land her dream job-acknowledges that experience matters, but looking and acting up-to-date matter just as much. Mandell provides ten strategies for putting a youthful spin on resumes, Web pages, and personal presentation.

About the Author:
Lisa Johnson Mandell is an award-winning multi-media journalist and author. She has been featured in The Wall St. Journal and Forbes, as well as on Dr. Phil, Rachael Ray, Bravo, the CBS Early Show, NBC Today, Fox News and many other media outlets. She is a popular international speaker, and her blog,, is a helpful resource for all job seekers.

Lisa currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband James and their Golden Doodle, “KC.” When she is not helping people land jobs they love, she’s probably interviewing movie stars or preparing film reviews for Entercom radio stations and for


  1. Sounds like a book I need to read :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!

  2. Please count me in. My dream job is being a nurse.

    simplystacieblog at gmail dot com

  3. Wow, this looks like a good read, especially during these unsteady economic times. I would love a copy!

  4. Sounds like a great read and one I need desperately right now as I lost my job due to cut backs last week.

    My dream job would be writing as a travel journalist or photographer, but thus far that is a hobby and doesn't pay the bills. I also would love working for an NGO or the United Nations helping those people in need.

    Please accept this as my entry. Thank you!

    Aliya D.

  5. Please count me in! Thanks for the giveaway!

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

  6. would love to win this

  7. My dream job would be an Web designer for a large corporation

  8. I would love to read this.

  9. My dream job would be a detective.

  10. My dream job would be an archeologist.

  11. Broadway actress. :)

  12. Sounds like a good book to read for career makeovers.

    rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

  13. Please enter me in your contest. Thanks

  14. sometimes one has to do what one has to do to get what they want, I am happy this is reflected by the writer. Fantastic book! Thanks for bringing it to the table, believe me, we can all use it. Please use my email as listed in comments as box, it truly isn't safe to be leaving info in such a manner, I Thank You for your understanding and your infinate wisdom in this matter.