You Can Get a Better Job: A Sensible Approach to Employment

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It is unique in its target market and the manner in which it was written. “You Can Get A Better Job, A Sensible Approach To Employment,” has as its target market, those individuals for whom nothing has been previously written. It is written for those who do not have access to the information required to place and keep them on the cutting of today’s competitive job market. It is written for those who have been excluded from consideration by other “career & job” book publishers, because they were not thought important enough to be provided with information to meet their needs.

You Can Get A Better Job” is written for those entering the employment scene for the first time, High school students, those with no marketable skills, the semi-educated, and the moderately educated blue-collar worker. This includes many of those being laid-off from companies across the country. There is also material in the book for semi-professionals, and professionals who are seeking to improve their standing in the work place. The book is not only self-help in nature, but is motivational, instructional and is packed with reference material.

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The career of Albert H. Stokes spans 25 years of automotive design and engineering. A native Detroiter, Al is a graduate of Cass Technical High School in Detroit, Michigan. After graduation, he attended Eastern Michigan University, in Ypsilanti, Michigan for three years. He later went on to complete his studies at Lawrence Technological University, graduating from their school of Engineering in 1992. Al is also a graduate of the prestigious Philpot School of Automotive Body Design, where the elite automotive body designers have traditionally received their training. Al is also an accomplished computer aided design engineer.

Employed by General Motors for 11 years, he spent time in different departments, exercising various design and engineering disciplines. In the later years, Al was made responsible for vehicle testing and the validation of General Motors most prestigious vehicle line, Cadillac. Numerous trips and lengthy periods were spent at GM’s Desert Proving Grounds in Mesa, Arizona. His testing was a crucial element in the complex arrangement of sales of Cadillacs to foreign countries. Al resigned from General Motors in 1995, in order to fulfill his desire to determine his own destiny.

Hallawood & Company Managerial and Technical Consulting was formed, with his clients mainly being automotive suppliers. Smaller, independent construction firms were also part of his client list. Al is certified by the State of Michigan to perform substitution for kindergarten classrooms and through 12th grade. He substituted in the Southfield School system for a lengthy period of time. As a substitute teacher, he gained invaluable experience and a true understanding of the issues addressing today’s public school teachers.

Albert H. Stokes is now Publisher and President of Hallawood & Company Publications, Inc. an outgrowth of his consulting activities. Al writes for “The Michigan Front Page,” a major weekly newspaper distributed throughout the Detroit metropolitan. The question & answer articles are entitled, “On The Cutting Edge.” It covers the subjects of employment, technology and education

Al is also on the board of directors for C.O.P.E., a 501(c) 3, non-profit organization that focuses on personal development, mental health and substance abuse prevention. C.O.P.E.’s main emphasis is helping at-risk youth. Al is a frequent lecturer for employment and training programs throughout the country and often addresses high schools students and individuals attending adult education programs. He has received numerous accolades for his book “You Can Get A Better Job, A Sensible Approach To Employment, including a “Testimonial Resolution” passed by the Detroit City Council for the book’s authorship.

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