Collins Business published Stephen Viscusi‘s Bulletproof Your Job last fall, and he says he’s grateful to the imprint—everyone at the company, really—for making it a success. That’s why he’s offering any former HarperCollins employees who were caught up in yesterday’s layoffs a 50 percent discount for his resumé consulting services at BulletproofYourResume.com.
(UPDATE: Viscusi told us two days later that, after hearing from more than 50 HarperCollins employees, he ultimately waived the fees altogether.)
“I suspect some of the temporarily surviving HarperCollins executives still left may have taken pages right out of Bulletproof Your Job to keep their own jobs,” Viscusi emailed us last night, “because the HC scenario played out as I describe in my book. My strategy explains how more junior executives were kept—and moved up the ladder while the bosses get the ax… Some people at HC read the book, others may not have. Either way, they are a case study for their own product.”
The “unprecedented discount” for the former HarperCollins employees (who are “like family to me,” Viscusi observed) covers the creation of a new resumé as well as a personal consultation with Viscusi himself.