Sales Sheets

Please click on the links below to download PDF Sales Sheets for the UK and USA respectively.

The only book I could find on making a great first impression and being successful in your first job.”

“Ideal for nervous new starters.”

“Explores everything you weren’t told about your first job.”

Each year hundreds of thousands of young people enter the world of work for the first time and begin to compete in their careers.

Your First Job provides readers with an unfair advantage by teaching them the real life techniques of how to manage themselves, people and work, things they may otherwise end up learning the hard way.

As the school leaver and new graduate’s essential guide to making a success of starting work and launching a successful career, Your First Job is a must buy for new starters, and for parents or relatives who want to support them, making it an ideal graduation or starting work gift.

Target markets

  • New school leavers / graduates and those with an interest in them (eg parents / grandparents)
  • Ideal 16th or 18th birthday / graduation gift – good tie in to end of academic year

Promotional activity

Free e-book reference copies and free to use Study Guide / Workbook and First Month Survival Guide being distributed by email campaign to careers advisors across US University sector with request to include on student recommended reading lists.

About the author

Having had had a career in business rescue and turnaround in the UK and Africa, Mark Blayney is now a partner and co-founder of a private equity business, involved in a portfolio of trading businesses. 

Mark is the author of a number of practical guide books for business owners on strategy, management, finance, and creating and realising business value. 

Book details

·         ISBN: 978-0995617049

·         Published: 6 Jan 2017

·         RRP:  UK £7.99 / USA $9.99 / Europe €9.99

·         Trade discount: 53%

·         Returns: No

·         Pages: 204

·         Format: Paperback

·         Trim size: 6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm)

·         Distribution: via Ingrams / Bertrams / Gardners

·         Sample content / extract: See Sales Sheet PDFs


  • Why you and why this book? 
  • Managing first impressions 
  • Managing yourself
  • Managing your time and work
  • Managing your co-workers and your boss, and working in a team
  • Managing to say no 
  • Managing communication 
  • Managing your career
  • Managing people and emotions
  • Managing stress (don’t read this chapter)