Martin Yate CPC is a New York Times and international bestseller of job search and career management books. He is the author of Knock 'em Dead 2011: The Ultimate Job Search Guide published throughout the English speaking world and in over 50 foreign language editions .
Over thirty years in career management, including stints as an international technology headhunter, head of HR for a publicly traded company and Director of Training and Development for an international employment services organization.
Within the profession he has a global reputation as the thought leader on job search and career management issues. He has lectured on four continents and has maintained a coaching practice since 1991.
This experience spans international headhunting (one of the first technology management headhunters in Silicon Valley), Director of HR for Bell Industries Computer Memory Division in Mountain View California, and Director of Training and Development for the Dunhill Personnel System in New York. He has worked with corporations and associations on four continents on job search and career management, along with recruitment and selection issues, and counsels executives from all over the world in job search and career-management strategies.
Martin Yate’s clients include senior professionals in such fields as technology, finance, healthcare, pharma/devices/instrumentation, law, politics, telecommunications, manufacturing, real estate development, sales and marketing, HR, supply chain management and security.
Mr. Yate is one of the few career coaches who appreciates the challenges of strategic career moves in the C/VP/Dir-level ranks at the global level. His consulting clients are frequently executives at this level or heading towards it.
His paperbacks, written for the mass market, have a global reputation as the gold standard for job search, resume and interview strategies. He has published ten books in the last two decades, each addressing a different aspect of job search and lifetime career management. He is published throughout the English-speaking world and in nineteen foreign languages. Learn more about books by Martin Yate.
This unique background informs his work with a deep compassion for the challenges we all face in surviving the twists and turns of a half-century work life. Widely recognized for his comprehensive contributions and cutting-edge thinking on work issues in a volatile post-industrial world, you’ll find he takes his work and your situation very seriously, but never himself.
The current recession is the 5th he has helped people navigate over the last 30 years.