Martin Yate CPC New York Times bestseller Martin Yate is the author of Knock Em Dead – The Ultimate Job Search Guide, now going into its 32nd edition. It is the keystone of a 17-book series, with each book addressing a different aspect of job search and modern career management. Collectively published in some 63 foreign language editions, the Knock Em Dead way is unique in its scope and global acceptance in industrialized nations.
With new books and editions added constantly over the last thirty-one years, Mr. Yate’s body of work has gradually evolved into a carefully integrated strategy for navigating the twists and turns of a half-cetury work life. The Knock Em Dead philosophy delivers a practical methodology for achieving professional success, personal fulfillment and financial stability in an uncertain world.
His years in career management include successes as an international technology headhunter, as Director of Human Resources for the technology division of a public company in Silicon Valley, and as Director of Training and Development for a multi-national employment services company.
Martin has devoted his life to learning what it takes to achieve a successful and fulfilling life. You’ll find Martin to be warm, witty and someone who genuinely cares about helping you gain control of your career and change the trajectory of your life. He is considered by many to be the world’s thought leader on career management and job search issues, but his passion is helping someone just like you every day.
Martin is married to Angela Yate and she’s his right hand at Knock Em Dead. They enjoy going on cruises, antiquing, music, dancing, games, gardening and enjoying nature. Together, they have a total of seven children, five grandchildren and two beloved rescue dogs, Samantha and Moxie.
Martin Yate CPC Born In England, Martin came to America in his early twenties to be a movie star. He failed and went to Silicon Valley instead. The father of two grown sons, he enjoys rock ‘n roll and blues, dancing, kayaking, biking, backgammon, old movies, and collecting art and antiques. He hates gardening but it’s cheaper than the gym, keeps him in shape and out in the fresh air.
With 17 books and two optical patents to his name and as someone who last danced with a professional ballet company at age 55, he is clearly one of those who has turned ADHD into a superpower. Martin is also a recovering alcoholic of some years standing, and exchanging one obsessive compulsion for another; he particularly enjoys collecting prohibition-era cocktail shakers.
Angela M. YateAngela manages day-to-day operations and the social media at Knock Em Dead so Martin can devote his time to writing and working with clients. She’s a Connecticut native and a long-time veteran of the insurance business. In addition, she’s an entrepreneur, a Certified Life Coach and a peer support network volunteer.
She is the mother of five grown children, adopted from the foster care system, and a grandmother. She enjoys dancing, cooking, games, fitness, thrifting, crafts, writing and most of all, spoiling the dogs.
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