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They don't teach corporate in college : a twenty-somethings' guide to the business world

Author: Alexandra Levit
Publisher: Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to the working world for people yerst staeting their careers.

Based on a mix of interviews, research and personal experience, this book's upbeat advice focuses on tangible tactics that recent college grads and experienced twenty-somethings can put to work immediately to enhance their employability now and in the future. Highlights include: Unorthodox but proven job-hunting techniques; Making a memorable first impression; Navigating the company's social scene; Practicing cringe-free networking; Mastering goal-setting and self-promotion; Stretching the eight plus hours a day spent at work, from effective time management and organization to making every piece of communication count; Combating negativity; Coping with difficult personalities; Troubleshooting the performance review process and anti-promotion situations; Learning to be an effective boss; and Finding a new position and gracefully exiting from the old.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Levit
ISBN: 1564147657 9781564147653
OCLC Number: 55682407
Description: 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Find yourself. Find a paycheck --
Congratulations. You're hired --
Working the crowd --
Be the master of your plan --
The purposeful workday --
Check your attitude at the door --
People management --
Moving up in the world --
You're the boss now! --
Exit stage left.
Responsibility: Alexandra Levit.

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A guide to the working world for people yerst staeting their careers.

Based on a mix of interviews, research and personal experience, this book's upbeat advice focuses on tangible tactics that recent college grads and experienced twenty-somethings can put to work immediately to enhance their employability now and in the future. Highlights include: Unorthodox but proven job-hunting techniques; Making a memorable first impression; Navigating the company's social scene; Practicing cringe-free networking; Mastering goal-setting and self-promotion; Stretching the eight plus hours a day spent at work, from effective time management and organization to making every piece of communication count; Combating negativity; Coping with difficult personalities; Troubleshooting the performance review process and anti-promotion situations; Learning to be an effective boss; and Finding a new position and gracefully exiting from the old.

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