Even though she didn't take home an armload of Grammys, Lady Gaga was nominated five times and played a duet with Sir Elton John. How cool is that? In just a few years, the 23-year-old went from obscurity to ubiquity, boasting more than 321.5 million MySpace plays. She's 2009's top-selling artist, having moved 15.3 million units. There is no disputing the fact that Lady Gaga is an outrageous sensation.
So what's her secret for success? Well, she has a number of them, some of which you can apply to your own job search. Observe as we break it down: