Take Control of Your Career
Are you wondering why everyone else appears to have a career plan? Is it true that only the most aggressive and power hungry people get what they want?How to Take Control of your Career, adapted from John Lees earlier book, How to Get the Perfect Promotion, is a practical guide to developing the best career strategy for you. Drawing on the experience of high performers, it shows you how to overcome mental and physical barriers, make the best visible impact, and negotiate your job content, career advancement and pay. It will help you to get inside the mind of your employer; find out what makes them tick, and how you can use this information to your advantage. The book also examines how to raise and maintain a good profile as well as how to understand and manage others people's perceptions of you.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 154 x 230 x 16mm | 381g
- 01 Aug 2005
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- MCGRAW-HILL Professional
- United States
Table of contents
1.How do I take Control2.What Makes A Career Come Together?3.Becoming Your Own Career Pilot4.What's Driving You?5.Solving Employer's Problems6.Being Visible7.Beyond Survivor Mode8.Life vs. Work9.Protecting Your Side of the Deal10.Career Traps11.New Choices in a New Job12.Jumping Ship13.10 Steps Towards Taking Control of Your Career14.Appendix: Useful Web Sites
Highly recommended - always practical, but never patronising. 20050803
Highly recommended - always practical, but never patronising.
About John Lees
John Lees has been involved in the training and developing of recruitment specialists since the mid 1980s, from both public and private sectors. He undertook an advisory role to the RN careers service, and has provided help for Army personnel beginning civilian careers. He was Chief Executive of the Institute of Employment Consultants (IEC) until 1993 when he left to become a Director of TGA, an employment research and careers advisory company. In 1999 he decided to go it alone and now runs his own human resources consultancy, specialising in career management and developing new tools to help with difficult career change decisions. John writes and speaks widely, and amongst his regular commitments acts as an online careers guru for lifebyte.com. John is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (FCIPD) and Fellow of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (FREC).