When Can You Start?
In this must-have book for job seekers, I share with you insider tips, hints, and secrets for acing any job interview.


There are gems of wisdom packed into the sections on how to answer behavioral interview questions, how to succeed in a panel interview, and how to anticipate sensitive and challenging questions. The principles and practices discussed in this book will help the job seeker turn the interview from an interrogation into a conversation.

Marcia G. RhodesDirector of Public RelationsWorldatWork

Informative and insightful, Paul Freiberger’s When Can You Start? is an essential resource for any job seeker.

Lisa ThompsonHuman Resources ExecutiveMammoth Mountain Ski Area

This book is powerful and expertly researched. Packed with interview advice you need to get your next job. Learn the right way to network and do informational interviews, how to handle “ambush” interviews, what to do with your phone during an interview, the right and wrong answers to “What are your weaknesses?”, and how to negotiate salary. And who knew that, not unlike dating, it turns out there’s some pretty good advice on when you should or shouldn’t make a follow-up call after an interview and when you can send a thank-you note? A fun read, this book both tastes good and is good for you.

Larry KramerPresident and PublisherUSA Today

The most exhaustive, best researched book about job interviewing, filled with insights and research.

Jean-Louis GasséeGeneral PartnerAllegis Capital

No one knows the job search process better than Paul Freiberger. In When Can You Start?, he cuts through all the rigmarole to truly help the job seeker, and he captures what everyone needs to know in a positive way.

Richard MoranCEOAccretive Solutions

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