The career escalator is jammed at every level. Unemployment rates are sky-high. Creative disruption is shaking every industry. Global competition for jobs is fierce. The employer-employee pact is over and traditional job security is a thing of the past. Here, Reid Hoffman and author Ben Casnocha show how to accelerate the career in contemporary competitive world. This book isn't about cover letters or resumes. Instead, readers can learn the best practices of Silicon Valley start-ups, and how to apply these entrepreneurial strategies to any career.