Vicky Oliver

Author of 6 best-selling books on job-hunting and job interview questions, business etiquette, frugalista style, advertising, and office politics.

Vicky Oliver is an award-winning author of 6 books on career development. Her savvy career advice has been featured in over 901 media outlets, including the NY Times, WSJ, NY Post, and Esquire. Vicky Oliver runs a small careers consulting practice in Manhattan. Her first book, "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions" (Sourcebooks, 2005), a national bestseller in its 3rd U.S. printing, was translated 4 times and is sold in 12 countries. It won the Eric Hoffer Award in Business and was named in the top 10 list of “Best Books for HR Interview Prep.”  Her 2nd book, "Power Sales Words: How to Write It, Say It, and Sell It with Sizzle" (Sourcebooks, 2006), placed in the New England Book Festival.  Her 3rd book, "Bad Bosses, Crazy Coworkers and Other Office Idiots" (Sourcebooks, 2008) won 9 awards, including the National Best Books Award for “Best Business Careers Book,” and placed in the NY, SF and Hollywood Book Festivals.  Her 4th book, "301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette Questions" (Skyhorse, 2010), was runner up in the London Book Festival and won 4 more awards. Her 5th book is "Live Like A Millionaire (Without Having To Be One)". (Skyhorse, 2015). Vicky runs a boutique job-hunting consulting business in midtown Manhattan. Vicky is ever true to her schools. In 2012, she won the Brown University Alumni Service Award. In 2018, she won the Brown BAF Co-Chair Award. A member of the BAF Executive Committee, Vicky is President of her class at Brown. She is Secretary of the ACL (Association of Class Leaders) Board. She is former V.P. of the Trinity School TAAA and its current Secretary. A Brown University graduate with a degree in English Honors and a double major in Political Science and now an MFA candidate at the New School, Vicky lives in Manhattan where she helps others turn around their careers and their lives.