Have you spent thousands of pounds (of your parents’ money) on getting a degree to land your dream job? Are you in fact just doing the photocopying and not even getting that right? If so read on. You’re Too Smart for This tells you everything your university careers service didn’t. It features 100 lies about your first job including: Promotions are based on hard work Managers love surprises No-one minds a show-off…and then offers practical advice on how to deal with them and move on. Witty and easy to read each mini-chapter features useful quotes and advice from successful businesspeople-all of whom survived their first job and lived to tell the tale. Michael Ball is the founder and CEO of Career Freshman Co. the entry level training authority to the Fortune 1000. A former Big Four consultant and Silicon Valley dot-comer Ball saw too many smart college recruits doing dumb things–besides their jobs–and devoted his own career to making gruntwork hurt less. Michael holds a degree in psychology and business from UCLA and lives in Los Angeles. He’s also widely regarded as an above-average dancer.