Promote Yourself

Promote Yourself : The New Rules for Career Success

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"New York Times" and "Wall Street Journal" Bestseller""Promote Yourself" is a perfect read for young people starting their 'real' job, or veterans who want to up their game." ---Daniel H. Pink, #1 "New York Times" bestselling author of "To Sell Is Human and Drive"How people perceive you at work has always been vital to a successful career. Now with the Internet, social media, and the unrelenting hum of 24/7 business, the ability to brand and promote yourself effectively has become absolutely essential. No matter how talented you are, it doesn't matter unless managers can see those talents and think of you as an invaluable employee, a game-changing manager, or the person whose name is synonymous with success. So, how do you stand out and get ahead?The subtle and amazingly effective art of self-promotion is the razor-thin difference between success and failure. By drawing on exclusive research on the modern workplace and countless interviews with the most dynamic professionals, career guru and founder of Millennial Branding Dan Schawbel's "Promote Yourself "gives you the new rules for success, and answers your most pressing questions about your career: * What are managers really looking for? * What do you do if you're stuck at work? * How do you create a personal brand for professional success? * How do you use social media for networking to propel your career?"Promote Yourself" frees you from the outdated rules for getting ahead and lays out a step-by-step process for building a successful career in an age of ever-changing technologies and economic uncertainty. By basing your personal brand on the rock-solid foundation of hard, soft, and online skills that are essential to get the job done right and by knowing exactly what managers value, Schawbel provides you with the unique skills and message that you'll need today and for the rest of your career. "Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success" is the definitive book on marketing yourself and building an outstanding career.

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  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 154 x 236 x 26mm | 453.59g
  • St. Martin's Press
  • United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1250044553
  • 9781250044556
  • 299,951

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I love this book. "Promote Yourself" is absolutely the best all-around book I've read about and for Millennials. From the very first paragraph to the last, Dan Schawbel offers clear insights, persuasive facts, compelling examples, and practical tips on what you need to do to be successful in the new world of work. And not only that, it's exceptionally well written. "Promote Yourself" is straight-from-the-heart and direct from Dan's own experiences in practicing what he preaches. You really need to read "Promote Yourself" now...and to put it to use as soon as you have. And one other thing: If you're not a Millennial, you've got even more reasons to read this book. You need to know how they're thinking, and "Promote Yourself" is the best place to start learning just that.--Jim Kouzes, coauthor of The Leadership Challenge and the Dean's Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University

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About Dan Schawbel

DAN SCHAWBEL is a columnist at both "Time" and "Forbes," and is the managing partner of Millennial Branding, a Gen Y research and consulting firm. Recognized as a "personal branding guru" by "The New York Times" and named to both the "Inc." and "Forbes" "30 Under 30 List," he is also the author of "Me 2.0: 4 Steps to Building Your Future" and the founder of the He lives in New York, New York.Foreword by MARCUS BUCKINGHAM, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Now, Discover Your Strengths"

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