The Career Code

The Career Code : Must-Know Rules for a Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career

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3.43 (295 ratings by Goodreads)

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The co-founders of the hugely successful Who What Wear empire share their best career advice for smart, stylish, self-starting women of all professional levels. In The Career Code, the third book in the smash-hit Who What Wear series, fashion and digital entrepreneurs Katherine Power and Hillary Kerr bring you the Everygirl's guide for creating your own professional success, on every level, flawlessly. The book is filled with insightful, pragmatic "career codes" to follow, as well as all of the practical, how-to advice they've learned while building their company from zero employees in 2006, to the thriving, multibrand, multiplatform, multi-million dollar company it is today. In this approachable, authoritative, and inspirational book, you will find the most useful and accessible tips and tricks to strategically build your career into exactly what you want it to be, from negotiating your salary to avoiding the biggest mistake most people make when they quit. Chapters include advice on resume building, dressing for the job you want, and how to effectively communicate at work-even with the most difficult colleagues-all done with the Who What Wear girls' practical and polished signature style. It gives you total insight into how you can excel at work in every arena, whether you're just starting your very first job, contemplating switching fields, or finally a boss who's building her own team. The Career Code also includes over 20 of Hillary and Katherine's best "life hacks" to ensure your out-of-office life runs just as smoothly as your career.
Take your ambition to the next level and give your career the stylish edge it deserves. This is the must-have handbook for every woman at every stage of her career, no matter where she sits in the boardroom.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 167 x 237 x 24mm | 640g
  • Abrams Image
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 50 color illustrations
  • 1419718029
  • 9781419718021
  • 208,177

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"Katherine and Hillary continue to blow me away with everything they create, and The Career Code is no exception. This thoughtful collection of professional best practices is a must-read for anyone who is starting out in their career. I love the 'Hire Well. Delegate Better.' section. This is a lesson I focus on personally at Glossier and encourage our leadership team to do the same. Katherine and Hillary really nailed it here, so take a quiet Sunday to read this book and be inspired to get your act together."-- "Emily Weiss, Founder & CEO, Glossier"
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About Hillary Kerr

Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power are the cofounders of Clique Media, which includes,, and They are the authors of two other books: Who What Wear: Celebrity and Runway Style for Real Life(2009) and What To Wear, Where: The How-To Handbook for Any Style Situation (2011). Prior to the launch of, Kerr was a Los Angeles-based writer for publications such as ELLE, Teen Vogue, and Nylon; Power was the West Coast editor for ELLE and ELLEgirl. Both authors live in Los Angeles.
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