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Ultimate new job

Author: James Innes
Publisher: London : Kogan Page, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How long do you stay in each job? Millions of us change roles on average every three years. A nation of job-hoppers, every promotion or change presents the same issues and worries and there's no getting away from those first day nerves. "Ultimate New Job" will prepare you for the toughest few months of your life, when fitting in is everything and first impressions count. Covering every aspect of starting a new job  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Innes
ISBN: 9780749464097 0749464097
OCLC Number: 766317659
Description: xxi, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: <ul style='padding-top:0;padding-left:0;list-style:none;'><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 00: Introduction;</li></ul></li><li>Section - ONE: A new job;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 01: Handling the offer;</li><li>Chapter - 02: Leaving your last job;</li><li>Chapter - 03: Being prepared;</li></ul></li><li>Section - TWO: The first week;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 04: D-Day - your first day;</li><li>Chapter - 05: Understanding your purpose;</li><li>Chapter - 06: Knowledge is power;</li></ul></li><li>Section - THREE: The people;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 07: Managing your new boss;</li><li>Chapter - 08: Finding your place within the team;</li><li>Chapter - 09: Handling your subordinates;</li><li>Chapter - 10: Networking and socialising;</li></ul></li><li>Section - FOUR: The learning curve;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 11: Planning and organisation;</li><li>Chapter - 12: Time management;</li><li>Chapter - 13: Communication;</li><li>Chapter - 14: Writing skills;</li><li>Chapter - 15: Presentations;</li><li>Chapter - 16: Meetings;</li><li>Chapter - 17: Remote working;</li><li>Chapter - 18: Working abroad;</li></ul></li><li>Section - FIVE: Coping with problems;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 19: Dealing with difficult people;</li><li>Chapter - 20: Handling office politics;</li><li>Chapter - 21: Pressure and stress;</li><li>Chapter - 22: Coping with change at work;</li><li>Chapter - 23: Imposing change at work;</li><li>Chapter - 24: Feel like jumping ship?;</li></ul></li><li>Section - SIX: Onwards and upwards;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 25: Training;</li><li>Chapter - 26: Performance appraisals;</li><li>Chapter - 27: Time for a pay rise?;</li><li>Chapter - 28: Getting promoted;</li><li>Chapter - 29: Moving on;</li></ul></li><li>Section - SEVEN: My five top tips to survive and thrive in your new job;</li><li><ul style='padding-top:0;list-style:none;'><li>Chapter - 30: Survive and thrive</li></ul></li></ul>
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Ultimate New Job tackles the top 15 questions people ask when starting a new job, including: handling the offer; leaving your last job; getting ready to start; coping with problems and the most  Read more...

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