Descriere: "Career GPS" presents a clear-eyed, timely, and thought-provoking book for any woman looking to advance up the corporate ladder and optimize her performance in any work environment, no matter the state of the economy.
Autori: Linda Villarosa, Ph. D. Bell, Ella Bell | Editura: Amistad Press | Anul aparitiei: 2010 | ISBN: 9780061714382 | Numar de pagini: 256 | Categorie: Careers
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