New PDF release: This Could Hurt

By Jillian Medoff

ISBN-10: 0062660764

ISBN-13: 9780062660763

ISBN-10: 0062660772

ISBN-13: 9780062660770

ISBN-10: 1538480077

ISBN-13: 9781538480076

"Searing, attractive, and unusually humorous, Jillian Medoff’s This may possibly Hurt burns throughout the pages. not anyone is secure during this merciless yet compassionate tackle company the USA. I enjoyed it."—Marcy Dermansky, writer of The pink Car

A humorous and deeply felt novel that illuminates the pivotal function of labor in our lives—a riveting fusion of The Nest, Up within the Air, and Then We got here to the End that captures the emotional complexities of 5 HR colleagues attempting to stability ambition, wish, and worry as their small corporation is buffeted via fiscal forces that threaten to upend them.

Rosa Guerrero beat the chances as she rose to the head of the company global. an enticing lady of a undeniable age, the longtime leader of human assets at Ellery client learn remains to be an impressive presence, whether her most crucial days are at the back of her. a pace-setter who wields energy with grace and restraint, she has earned the devotion and loyalty of her employees. nobody admires Rosa greater than her doting lieutenant Leo Smalls, a advantages vp whose complete international is Ellery.

While Rosa is fed on with attempting to tackle the desires of her employees in the ever-constricting limits of the company’s base line, her affiliate director, Rob Hirsch, a middle-aged, fortunately married father of 2, unearths himself drawing towards his "work wife," Lucy Bender, an enterprising unmarried girl looking for something—a romance, a promotion—to fill the vacuum in her own lifestyles. For Kenny Verville, a senior supervisor with an MBA, Ellery is a brief stepping-stone to larger and higher places—that is, if his high-powered spouse has her way.

Compelling, mistaken, and heartbreakingly human, those women and men scheme, fall out and in of affection, and nurture desires enormous and small. As their person situations shift, something continues to be constant—Rosa, the solar round whom all of them orbit. whilst her global starts off to collapse, the results for everybody are profound, and Leo, Rob, Lucy, and Kenny locate themselves replaced in methods past their reckoning.

Jillian Medoff explores the interior workings of an American corporation in all its remarkable, insane, comforting, and terrifying glory. genuine, razor-sharp, and achingly humorous, This may perhaps Hurt is a unique approximately paintings, loneliness, love, and loyalty; approximately surprising reversals and unforeseen windfalls; a singular approximately life.

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