Don't Wear Flip-Flops to Your Interview (Paperback)

And Other Obvious Tips That You Should Be Following to Get the Job You Want

By Dr. Paul Powers

Career Press, 9781632650030, 224pp.

Publication Date: August 17, 2015

List Price: 14.99*
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When it comes to getting a job, the smallest thing can trip you up. For 30 years, Dr. Paul Powers has asked thousands of successful job hunters a few basic but important questions:

  • What do you wish someone had told you when you started your job search?
  • What (obvious or not-so-obvious) job hunting mistake will you never make again?
  • What job hunting tip, secret, or technique would you stress to your very best friend?

    Don't Wear Flip-Flops to Your Interview is packed with strategies and techniques that are practical, market proven, easy to use, and often humorous. Added to this powerful mix are the hard-won lessons from the personal experiences of thousands of professionals who have succeeded in the job-changing game.

    Don't Wear Flip-Flops to Your Interview takes you through every crucial step in your job search, from getting interviews and answering those really tricky questions to negotiating the best deal possible.

  • About the Author

    Dr. Paul Powers, psychologist, author, executive/career/pre-retirement coach consults with organizations worldwide. A popular conference speaker, Dr. Paul's mission is to help others achieve a more rewarding career, a more productive organization, and a more satisfying life. His LifeMap e-newsletter, read by thousands, is at He divides his time between Cape Cod and Florida.

    Praise For Don't Wear Flip-Flops to Your Interview: And Other Obvious Tips That You Should Be Following to Get the Job You Want

    "With the wit and wisdom of experience, Powers delivers the goods. Before you set foot in your next job interview, you need to read this book!"
    --Cheryl Richardson, best-selling author of Take Time for Your Life

    "No question, this is the best book on job interviewing I've ever read. Concrete, practical advice in a fun-to-read format."
    --Kevin Harrington, former director, Career Services, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

    "Dr. Paul Powers was the original answer man for job seekers on Monster. Don't Wear Flip-Flops to Your Interview prepares success-minded people for that crucial encounter with great advice, helpful tips, and…a winning attitude."
    --Jeff Taylor, founder and chief monster of