*“Six Fundamentals to Building a Lifelong Career” is Available Exclusively as an E-Book in the Kindle Store for Download in Under 60 Seconds*
SEATTLE, Aug 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that Monster.com has released the book “Six Fundamentals to Building a Lifelong Career” exclusively in the Kindle Store (www.amazon.com/kindlestore).
The book, which is currently only available in digital format, will be exclusive to the Kindle Store for one year and priced at $7.99.
Kindle lets you buy your books once and read them everywhere–on Kindle, Kindle DX, iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, Mac, PC, BlackBerry, and Android-based devices. Amazon’s Whispersync technology syncs your place across devices, so you can pick up where you left off. With Kindle Worry-Free Archive, books you purchase from the Kindle Store are automatically backed up online in your Kindle library on Amazon where they can be re-downloaded wirelessly for free, anytime.
“We’re happy to be able to offer our customers this exclusive book from Monster in the Kindle Store,” said Russ Grandinetti, Vice President, Kindle Content. “Available for download in less than 60 seconds at the low price of $7.99, this timely addition to the Kindle Store is a smart investment in any professional’s career.”
“Six Fundamentals to Building a Lifelong Career,” written by Doug Hardy, a Monster employment and career expert, reveals the simple daily habits every working person needs to take command of his or her career. Most people will have 6-12 jobs over the course of their lifetime, and this book encourages lifelong career management throughout those jobs. Bonus chapters teach how to handle recessions, plus a personal “on-boarding” program that makes the most of your first 90 days in a new position.
“My objective for ‘Six Fundamentals to Building a Lifelong Career’ is to move people from urgent job search to lifelong career management,” said Doug Hardy. “Everyone needs to take command of his or her career: to anticipate change, prepare for job transitions, and continuously grow in skills and knowledge. These six fundamentals are timeless, proven principles applicable to any stage in a career. I want to inspire others to keep moving ahead through today’s turbulent economy, to prosper and succeed in the years ahead.”
Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW), parent company of Monster, the premier global online employment solution for more than a decade, strives to inspire people to improve their lives. With a local presence in key markets in North America, Europe and Asia, Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. Through online media sites and services, Monster delivers vast, highly targeted audiences to advertisers. Monster Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 index. To learn more about Monster’s industry-leading products and services, visit www.monster.com. More information about Monster Worldwide is available at https://www.about-monster.com.
“Six Fundamentals to Building a Lifelong Career” is available exclusively in the Kindle Store (www.amazon.com/kindlestore). Kindle offers the largest selection of the most popular books people want to read. The U.S. Kindle Store now has more than 630,000 books, including New Releases and 107 of 110 New York TimesBestsellers. Over 510,000 of these books are $9.99 or less, including 74 New York Times Bestsellers. Over 1.8 million free, out-of-copyright, pre-1923 books are also available to read on Kindle.
Kindle is the #1 bestselling item on Amazon.com for two years running. It’s also the most-wished-for, most-gifted, and has the most 5-star reviews of any product on Amazon.com. Kindle can be ordered at www.amazon.com/kindle.