obert J. Gerberg is among America's foremost authorities on professional job hunting. More than 7 million copies of books and programs he has created are in circulation. His ideas have been instru-mental in helping millions of people throughout the world who have looked for new positions. Over more than 25 years he has authored dozens of books and multimedia presentations.

These have included publications such as The Professional Job Hunter's Guide, The Professional Job Changing System, An Easier Way to Change Jobs, Sixty Great Letters Which Won New Jobs, $100,000 and Above—The New Realities of Executive Job Hunting, 15 New Rules for Job Hunting Success and many others. He has also published complete job hunting programs. These include The Career Advancement Series... a package of 28 small booklets on vital job hunting subjects. In addition he has authored programs that have consisted of six to sixteen audios... supplemented by eight specialty publications. These include TAPIT, The Marketing Program, The Executive Job Changing System and others.

Over the years, hundreds of thousands of these programs have been used in outplacement and job hunting assistance programs by institutions ranging from the U.S. Marine Corps and the CIA through major universities, associations and numerous Fortune 1000 corporations.

Initially with GE before becoming a U.S. Air Force officer, Bob was briefly with Honeywell before starting his career with major food companies, including positions as VP of Marketing Services and Assistant to the Chairman of a Fortune 500 firm. Active in the career field for over two decades, he licensed a system for executive job searches to career firms worldwide... from 1987 to 1997.

With the emergence of the Internet, he was the architect of a new approach to finding positions... a system now used by all divisions of the firm's parent company.

Through JMAC (Job Market Access Center) the firm focuses on pioneering technology break-throughs that make job hunting faster. Other divisions include an e'cruiting division, a global professional resume writing service, and the world's premier firm specializing in management of job campaigns and senior executive out-placement.

These divisions are contacted by more than 1,200,000 professionals each year. And, over 35,000 complete profiles for our e'cruiting division each month. Here, they detail their credentials and search activity. More than 15,000 people are also engaged in private discussions each month. These first-hand experiences are the basis for the many statistics cited in this text.

Mr. Gerberg has a B.A. from Colgate University, a year of studies in the United States Air Force, an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and advanced studies at MIT, sponsored by PepsiCo.