Meet the Authors

“Before even turning to the first page, the title of Mark’s book reinforces lessons of necessity to find the right position with the right company. In my own 40-plus career years in workforce development, I can reiterate that the focus should always be on YOUR choices. Each chapter describes a developing roadmap of personal development toward targeting end goals. Mark’s experience and application certainly benefit career seekers. The sections that discuss Veteran transition to the civilian workplace are critical insights. Read — absorb — take notes — apply.”

—Michael Dolphin, retired Chief of Workforce Services, State of California

“Mark Brenner has once again displayed his acumen when it comes to career preparation and development. His years of experience in various industries will assist the reader to fine-tune their knowledge, skills, and abilities for success in the competitive marketplace for talent. I have had the pleasure of working with Mark as he helped transition veterans that have returned to school. He as translated what he does in person to an incredibly useful text. Kudos for an excellent read!”

—Dr. Salvador Esparza Professor and Chair, Department of Health Sciences, California State University

“Mark has been a competitor collaborator for over 30 years. Anybody interested in advancing, changing or starting a career would benefit greatly from Mark’s knowledge, experience, innovation and strategic approach to building a career. I am honored to recommend and confident his guide will be a valuable tool.”

—Kent Stastny, retired Sr. VP The Yoh Company, Exec VP Bartech and Sr VP Acro Service Corp.

“This is the best book on career choice that so completely outlines what you need to do to get in with the right company and the right position. This is a must read for anyone who is looking for their first career opportunity or who wants to transition from their current career.”

—Steven H. Stumpf, EdD, CSUN Health Administration

“Through this book, Mark and Mary have developed a practical and no-nonsense approach to helping you land your ideal job. They help each reader define a career path that works. This book will help you identify your passions and interests, career values, ideal industries, and the work environments where you can excel. Their step-by-step guide empowers you to define your specific path and the steps to get there. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or just starting out – this book will help you achieve your goals.”

—JD Darby Vice President of Operations, ConnectBase 

“As someone who has coached many stressed job seekers, I wish I had this book to give to my clients. Mark and Mary lay out a step-by-step process that takes out all the stress and leaves in all the joy of finding the right job. A must read if you are right out of college looking for your first job or transitioning after 40 years. Bravo Mark and Mary!”

—Shaya Kass, PhD, Life Coach

“Look no more for THE Step-By-Step approach to obtaining your dream job. The authors have complied all you need to present yourself properly to employers through writing an appealing resume to interviewing and asking the right questions to achieve your career goals. Mark and Mary provide many tips on standing out from the competition to get selected. This is the Guide you’ve been looking for and scanning the Table of Contents will make you buy this book. You won’t be disappointed!”

—Michael Weinper PT, DPT, MPH President PTPN, Inc.

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