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FREE Recession Proof Graduate Audiobook

FREE Recession Proof Graduate: How to Land the Job You Want by Doing Free Work

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Publisher's Summary

Recession-Proof Graduate is a wildly popular career guide that's been downloaded over 150,000 times. This audiobook is frequently shared among students, teachers, parents, counselors, freelancers, and entrepreneurs. It's been integrated in the coursework at a number of universities, given away as a graduation gift, and translated to Italian.

I struggled to find meaningful work - or any work - after getting out of school. I graduated in 2008 - during the worst economy in 80 years - and spent my days spamming my resume to hundreds of companies I didn’t want to work for…and never heard back. It was exhausting. When I changed my strategy, I landed a handful of dream gigs, got to work with amazing people like Tim Ferriss and Ramit Sethi, and found myself turning down multiple paid job offers. Best of all, I was getting paid to work on projects that made me come alive. It was a far cry from the days of begging for soul-crushing work. People kept asking how I did it, so I wrote this free guide on how to use free work to land your dream job.

©2014 Charlie Hoehn (P)2014 Podium Publishing

What the Critics Say

“What do Seth Godin, Tucker Max, Ramit Sethi and Tim Ferriss have in common? All of them are NY Times Best Selling authors, have ginormous followings, and are media magnets. Most of us already knew this about them. The one thing they have in common that most do not know is at some point in their careers they all had a level of support from Charlie Hoehn.” - Lewis Howes, author of the #1 LinkedIn Book, Founder of Sports Executives Association“Charlie is one of the most talented marketers and entrepreneurs I’ve ever worked with. A true gem. I highly recommend him.” (Ramit Sethi, New York Times best-selling author of I Will Teach You to Be Rich)

What Members Say

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    ruben 05-08-15
    ruben 05-08-15
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    "Every college students guideline."

    I'm grateful I came upon this gem. It completely changes the frame of the job seeking experience and emphasizes a proactive approach. The guidelines Charlie offer demonstrates value for the potential employer. The process includes work and that filters the doers from the "kinda-want it." Good stuff.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Micael 04-07-15
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    "Nice tips. "

    Good book. I am starting my blog right know. Thank very much for sharing this

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Katie E. Maiella 03-26-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Idea"

    Great concept and ideas for landing a desired career. Worth listening to. Charlie gives insight into building skills and a solid portfolio targeting a desired career.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Mario 10-09-14
    Mario 10-09-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Well worth the price....."

    The price is right for this little book companion and a good read between large volumes of books.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Austin Pierce United States 05-30-14
    Austin Pierce United States 05-30-14 Member Since 2016
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    "Absolute Game Changer"
    Would you listen to FREE Recession Proof Graduate again? Why?

    When I read this as an ebook two years ago, it was transformational for me.

    Not only was it the most useful ebook I ever read. It also meshed perfectly with my values: getting ahead in the world by helping others.

    Two years later, a month doesn't go by where I don't think about these lessons in one way or another.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of FREE Recession Proof Graduate?

    The greatest takeaway for me was helping me clarify and find the work I want to spend my life doing. By doing free work, I found the projects I am interested in when there isn't even a cent involved.


    What about Ray Chase’s performance did you like?

    I love the narration. I was so happy to see this as an audiobook.


    Any additional comments?

    If you enjoy this book, be sure to check out Charlie's other great book: Play It Away.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    William 08-12-15
    William 08-12-15
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    "Informative"

    Free work is the key! Things haven't changed from 2008 to 2015. Internet work for free is a great idea.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Wanda Pretoria, South Africa 09-19-14
    Wanda Pretoria, South Africa 09-19-14 Member Since 2016

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    "Now I never figured I would give 5* to this read"

    Amazingly simplistic but not simple I can see why this book is so popular.
    The author did an amazing job in summing up his pov and to make his points clear.

    I seriously think this is a book EVERYBODY should read.
    WaAr

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    The Audience 06-18-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Worth $100K in Tuition"
    What did you like best about this story?

    Charlie Hoehn is the man. His experience working for 6 best-selling authors makes him worth listening to. I wish my friends would try this out before registering for college - they could likely land a great job without the piece of paper.


    What does Ray Chase bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He gets the humor right. He's a great narrator.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I did, its short, but free.


    Any additional comments?

    I bought Charlie's new book (in print mind you) Play It Away: A Workaholic's Cure for Anxiety, which is awesome. I see there is an audiobook of that too with the same narrator.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Diana 03-07-15
    Diana 03-07-15
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    "Great book to get started in a career."

    Enjoyed listening to this book. Great book for the early career seekers.
    I would recommend this book to someone that just isn't getting it done.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer KUTZTOWN, PA, US 02-22-15
    Amazon Customer KUTZTOWN, PA, US 02-22-15
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    "Good information, could have been more concise"

    Good tips for a new generation of job seekers, well written but felt like the author drawing drawing out the information to create book when it could have been an article.
    Well narrated, making the content thrilling instead of just informative.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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  • Melody Raymond
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    "So so."

    The book outlines one possible method for getting into a good job or opportunity. Which is completely web based, I'm not sure how this works if your skills don't translate to virtual/remote work either. Or if you are working class and have to work most of the week to keep a roof over your head leaving you little time to work for free and write a blog about it.

    Short enough to read and decide for yourself though.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
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    "Very Inspirational"

    I really wish all school, college and university levers could have the opportunity to lister to this. A very logical, but sideways look at how to achieve your goals in job hunting.

    In fact, I was lucky enough that my dad holds the belief that if you deliver exceptional work for free to start with and prove yourself, a paid job can come as a result. And my first job started as full-time hours, for free, that lead to my first paid, and more importantly, enjoyable job after 3 months.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • M heath
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    "A very bad copy of GaryVEE"

    Spouting more and more babble as if it's useful to you when it's really just to sell their real product - the full book.

    Another pretend entrepreneur telling everyone else hoe to do it when he hasn't. He is just a bad version of Gary Vee.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Becca A
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    "Excellent advise"

    Excellent advise, so valuable when approaching graduation, make you start thinking smartly about what to do and how to stand out and avoid depressing run of the mill jobs.

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