"This timely guide... shows job seekers in every field how to turn interviewing--an often an intimidating, mysterious process--into a golden opportunity to shine."
--Doug Levinson, Business Consultant; Adjunct Professor, University of Southern California; Principal, Strategy that Rocks; Author, 75/25, 3/4 of an MBA, 1/4 of the Grief
"Todd Moster's book on interviewing is a must-read for anyone who anticipates a job interview with any degree of trepidation... If you are going to be going through job interviews, especially for a professional position, read this book. Then read it again."
--Bill Saleebey, Ph.D., Author, Connecting: Beyond the Name Tag
"The Underground Guide to Job Interviewing is a comprehensive, well written, funny book that is a quick read, and will reinforce what you already know and provide you with some new tips on successful interviewing."
--Susan Wise Miller, M.A., Founder of California Career Services and award-winning National Certified Career Counselor
"...an irreverent yet essential guide for the professional looking to leapfrog the job-hunting competition...It's easier to find a job when you have a job, but it's easier still when you follow Todd's unique advice."
--Marty Rudoy, Attorney and Partner at Rudoy Fleck, Los Angeles, California
"Love it! Todd Moster has created an easy, fun, slightly snarky read on a critical topic: Job Interviewing...It is packed with helpful information..."
--Faith Pincus, CEO, Pincus Professional Education CLE Seminars; CEO, Finz Advance Tapes case summaries; Author, upcoming ABA book, Be Heard: Public Speaking for Attorneys
About the Author
An accomplished attorney, former writer for documentary television, and longtime executive recruiter, Todd Moster has been involved in more job interview scenarios than any decent human being should be expected to endure.
A 1982 graduate of UCLA School of Law, Todd held several jobs in the legal profession, from attorney for the Federal Aviation Administration to deputy district attorney, associate attorney for three different law firms, and finally, as a business and real estate partner for a well-regarded Los Angeles law firm. He has taken more than fifty jury trials to verdict and presided over small claims and traffic cases as a judge pro tem.
Todd left the practice of law fourteen years ago to become an executive recruiter in the legal industry. He worked for two of the largest recruiting companies in the world before founding his own legal search firm, Moster Legal Placement, Inc. (mosterlegal.com), in 2008.
Over the course of his career as a recruiter, Todd has prepared thousands of people for job interviews. He's recruited and placed a variety of legal professionals into jobs with law firms and corporations, including law firm partners and associates, in-house corporate attorneys, paralegals, and legal marketing directors. His company offers a specialized coaching service, Interview BootCamp® (mosterlegal.com/Bootcamp.html), which trains professionals in effective job interview techniques.
Todd has also worked in documentary television, including as a writer for the popular History Channel show "The Great Ships."