Descriere: A revised and updated edition of the career advancement guide that advocates working smarter, not harder, from one of America's premier career consultants.
Do your job, do it well, and you'll be rewarded, right?
Actually, probably not.
According to career guru Donald Asher, advancement at work is less about skillsets and more about strategy. The revised and expanded edition of WHO GETS PROMOTED, WHO DOESN'T, AND WHY details exactly what puts one employee on the fast track to an exceptional career, while another stays on the treadmill to mediocrity.
Whether you're new to the workforce, repairing a recession-damaged career, or feeling stagnant and overlooked at work, this book is your ticket to advancement. Learn:
∙ why timing is more important than talent
∙ how corporations actually make promotion decisions
∙ how to avoid career mistakes you don't even know you're making
∙ what women in the workforce particularly need to know
∙ and the twelve proven strategies for promotion regardless of
your industry and experience
If you want to know how to control your career destiny, the solution is to work smarter, not harder. WHO GETS PROMOTED, WHO DOESN'T, AND WHY will help you do just that.
Some of the Web's pithiest advice on building a successful translation practice. Translation is the grandest, most foolhardy enterprise that humans can engage in. Done right, it can also be a lucrative and intellectually satisfying career. Fire Ant & Worker Bee (Chris Durban and Eugene Seidel) have over five decades' combined experience in the translation business. They firmly believe that skilled translators benefit from adopting an entrepreneurial outlook, sharing insights and experiences, and investing in themselves. In their column in the Translation Journal, they have dispensed no-nonsense advice since 1998 on topics ranging from successfully navigating the freelance/agency divide to finding direct clients, raising prices, kicking implicit content into explicit shape, mastering office clutter and translating in the nude. Readers from translation company owners to students just starting out have found Fire Ant and Worker Bee's advice invaluable. See comments at www.prosperoustranslator.com
How do you get a job without experience and get experience without a job? It's the question virtually every college student or recent graduate faces. In "Getting from College to Career," Lindsey Pollak offers the first definitive guide to building the experience, skills, and confidence you need "before" starting your first major job search. Her 90 action-oriented tips include strategies ranging from the simple to the expert, including: Avoid the biggest mistake in career prep and job hunting Subscribe to a daily newspaper E-mail like a professional Make every event a networking success Practice the eight essentials of internship achievement Perform five minutes of stand-up Overprepare for interviews Persist "Getting from College to Career" gives you the essential information and guidance you need to get your foot in the door of the real world. Don't start your first job search without it!
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Donald J. Trump is an icon: the very definition of the American success story. President-elect, reality-television star, and developer of some of the planet's most prestigious real estate, he's also become one of the world's wealthiest men.Trump is a living example of how thinking BIG and knowing when to back up your opinions aggressively--regardless of what your critics or opponents might say--can help you maximize your personal and professional achievements. In his first political campaign, Trump defeated his opponents by rallying voters nationwide to "Make America Great Again." For the first time ever, you too can learn Trump's secrets to thinking BIG and kicking ass Learn: Momentum: the Big Mo. How to get it and how to get it back.Revenge: how and when to get it (and why it's so sweet)."I love you, now sign this " Why contracts in business and personal life are so important.Real-life stories from people who've applied the think BIG formula in their own lives.These strategies are proven and attested to by those who've learned to think BIG from Donald Trump and found success in their own lives even when the world seems to be against them. Co-authored with Bill Zanker, an ...