This issue is a variant of MAD (EC, 1952 series) #84.
Inside front cover.
Alfred E. Neuman makes a cameo as a hypnosis subject.
One method involves posing as a current employee of the company you wish to be hired at, and announcing to a room full of applicants that the position has already been filled. This is similar to a method in an old (1930s ?) Mutt & Jeff strip where Jeff announces to a room full of applicants, from the door of the company president, that he will not be hiring any of them.
A segment on whether teachers should be allowed to strike includes a response from then Teamsters Union head Jimmy Hoffa.