On May 25 at el Museo del Barrio (New York), the 13th Annual International Latino Book Awards Celebration was held and a total of 137 literary awards were presented in 53 categories. Honorees were from throughout the USA, Latin America and Spain.
We’re excited to share that The Image of Success: Make a Great Impression and Land the Job You Want by Lizandra Vega won the 2011 International Latino Book Award for Best Business Book (English).
Fair or not, assumptions about our intelligence, abilities, sophistication, performance, and pedigree are routinely made based on the image we project. In The Image of Success, sought-after career and image coach Lizandra Vega offers job seekers down-to-earth, candid guidance on the ABCs of image—Appearance, Behavior, and Communication—that often make the difference between a job offer and a rejection.
Lizandra Vega is one of the most respected recruiters in the New York staffing arena as well as a Certified Image Coach. Cofounder and Managing Partner of Manhattan-based boutique staffing firm Perennial Resources International (PRI), she has successfully guided thousands of candidates through the interview process during various stages of their careers. Vega grew up in the Bronx, a first-generation child of parents who moved from Puerto Rico. She attended Wesleyan University, and advanced in the business world by means of hard work, talent, and giving the utmost attention to presenting a polished and professional image.