Descriere: Today's executive assistant has become a crucial member of every organization's support staff--a key business ally with diverse responsibilities, from overseeing employees to making strategic decisions. Here is the first step-by-step guide specifically designed to help you thrive in this fast-paced profession. Developed by nationally-known business consultatnt and author Melba Duncan, this leading-edge resource provides all the up-to-date information you need to manage information technologes, deal effectively with abrupt organizational changes and office politics, handle stress, resolve conflicts, motivate workers and forge a team mentality, master public relations and the media, capitalize on opportunities emerging from corporate restructuring, and more.
Based on in-depth interviews with 55 business people from a variety of settings, this title describes how this gnawing doubt goes far beyond questions of work/life balance to whether we feel we can keep our word, keep our promises, say what we really think, or be the kind of person we want to be and still function in our organizations.
Discover the secrets to career success Today's workplace can be a challenging place. In our current economic climate, expectations and roles have shifted dramatically. But that is no reason to settle for a job you don't love. The truth is, you can take control of your career today, and you don't need to go out on your own to do it. In fact, you may not even need to change companies--or even jobs. In Career Moves, Dondi Scumaci helps you develop the mind-set, knowledge, and skills you need to face today's challenges and workplace realities. Filled with real-life examples, useful resources, and essential career tools, Career Moves is a complete handbook for navigating the sometimes treacherous waters of the modern workplace. You will discover... Nine signs that signal it's time for a career move How to build a valuable brand and create job security for yourself How to train your boss to give you the direction, feedback, and opportunities you need What to do if you discover you are in the wrong job How to manage constant change and shifting priorities How to find and make the most of workplace opportunities How to reinvent the job you have to get the job you want Two ...
Gregory P. Shea, Robert Gunther
Selected by IBM Competitive Edge Book Club Selection. "The beauty of this book on top of its life-saving timeliness is its capacity to give the reader concrete steps to live the good life and enjoy it. The book made me understand that work can be more fun than fun." -Warren Bennis, Ph.D., University Professor, University of Southern California, coauthor, Judgment: How Great Leaders Make Winning Calls and Transparency: How Leaders Create a Culture of Candor Change. It's your job. It just won't stop. It's relentless. It keeps coming at you like never-ending rapids in a permanent whitewater river. Change will burn you out if you don't learn how to handle it. This book is not, however, about mere survival. It is about thriving amidst the challenges of your permanent whitewater world at work. -Protect your career, improve your resilience, and seize the opportunities in turbulent times -Take charge, learn to pace yourself, set your own course, and lead others in ad-hoc teams -Ride the rapids and rediscover play and adventure in today's demanding work environment -Learn from research and the experiences of hundreds of professionals in industries from energy to ...