More About the Author
New York Times bestseller Martin Yate, writes the Knock Em Dead -resume, job search , interview and career management books. His 17 books range from resume writing, through cover and job search letters, social networking, job search, job interviews, negotiation, changing jobs, changing careers, hiring staff and succeeding in management.
Collectively published in some 63 foreign language editions, the Knock Em Dead approach is unique in its range of topics and global acceptance.
Martin's body of work is a carefully integrated strategy for navigating the twists and turns of a long career. This Knock Em Dead approach offers practical strategies and tactics for achieving success, fulfillment and financial stability in an uncertain world.
You'll find Martin to be warm, witty and someone who genuinely cares about helping you gain control of your career and guide the trajectory of your life. He is considered by many to be the world's thought leader on career management and job search issues.
Martin is married to Angela, who adopted and home-schooled five special-needs children, now grown. Martin adds another two grown children to the mix and he and Angela recently adopted their first rescue dog together. They spend most of their time in the Southeast. They love all types of music and dance every week, from swing to ballroom to country line dancing. They enjoy gardening together, ocean kayaking, biking, chess, backgammon, old movies, thrifting and collecting antiques (Martin is a recovering alcoholic with a substantial collection of Prohibition era cocktail shakers) and ohh.... he is also the world's worst bass player.
He has been in career management for thirty-five year years, including success as an international technology headhunter, as Director of Human Resources for the technology division of a public company in Silicon Valley, and as Director of Training and Development for a multi-national employment services company.
As well as writing books, Knockemdead.com is the home of his successful resume writing services and career coaching services company.