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From new recruit to high flyer : no-nonsense advice on how to fast track your career

Author: Hugh Karseras
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents advice for career advancement through the development of such skills as communication, research analysis, project and people management, networking, acquiring a mentor, being savy about politics, and having the right attitude.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Karseras
ISBN: 9780749445645 0749445645
OCLC Number: 69792144
Description: iv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Attitude --
It all starts with your attitude --
Master the fundamentals --
Adopt a systematic approach --
Developing supreme organisation skills --
Becoming a highly efficient time manager --
Getting smart at getting smart --
Develop into an excellent research analyst --
Producing insightful, rigorous and synthesised research --
Performing rock solid analysis --
The essential quantitative methods --
The basics of spreadsheets --
Three important functions to help build spreadsheet models --
The first-runger core toolkit for advanced analytics --
Overall principles for rock-solid analysis --
Learn business communication skills I --
Critical dos and don¿ts of business communication --
Speaking effectively in business --
Professional business writing --
Learn business communication skills II --
Tips for 10 different communication forums --
Tailoring your personal communication strategy --
Become a great project and people manager --
Managing projects smoothly --
Managing people for first-rungers --
Managing upwards --
Navigate the political organisation --
Build your network --
Why networks are important --
The effective network --
Building deep networks --
Building broad networks --
Find your mentors --
Why mentors are important --
Identifying potential mentors --
Cultivating and getting the most out of mentoring relationships --
The junior mentor --
Become politically savvy --
Organisational culture and two organisational myths --
Myth 1: the myth of non-hierarchy --
Myth 2: the myth of meritocracy --
Handling politics for first-rungers --
Controlling perception --
Building a personal brand --
General principles to control perception.
Responsibility: Hugh Karseras.
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This text is primarily aimed at high-flying and ambitious recent graduates looking to achieve extraordinary early career successes and rapid development within their chosen vocation.  Read more...

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"A wealth of good advice...that can only help those starting out on their careers to progress as swiftly as possible." Accounting Technician "(Karseras's) advice is first-rate, honest and Read more...

 
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