About Don Asher

Donald Asher is a writer and speaker specializing in careers and higher education. Hundreds of thousands of people have seen his lectures, tapes, and teleconferences. He is the author of twelve books, including several best sellers (Who Gets Promoted, Who Doesn’t, and Why, and Graduate Admissions Essays)  

He has been the education columnist for MSN Encarta and MSN Home Page, the career columnist for USAirways magazine, a contributing writer for the Wall Street Journal’s and,,,, the Los Angeles Times’s career development web site, the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Examiner, and Dow Jones, Inc.’s National Business Employment Weekly and Managing Your Career magazine. His work can also be found in professional journals, including national and regional publications of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP).

Asher is a frequent guest on radio and television, and was for many years a permanent panelist on JobNet. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, New York Times, Fortune, Money, Men’s Health, Newsweek, US News & World Report, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Globe & Mail (Canada), and many, many other outlets.
Mr. Asher now lives in Northern Nevada, and travels 200 days a year to speak at colleges and universities, corporate events, and some secondary schools.

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