Who Gets Promoted, Who Doesn't, And Why, Second Edition

Who Gets Promoted, Who Doesn't, And Why, Second Edition

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 134.62 x 203.2 x 20.32mm | 226.8g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 160774600X
  • 9781607746003
  • 244,366

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I doubled my income with the tips in this book! Adele Liss, public relations executive, San Francisco"show more

About Donald Asher

DONALD ASHER is one of America's premier career consultants and a featured speaker at conferences and colleges coast to coast. He is a contributing writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, the Wall Street Journal's CareerJournal.com, MSN Encarta, as well as magazines and newspapers nationwide.show more

Table of contents

Acknowledgments  Preface  Introduction 1 Respect Timing  2 Get Noticed  3 Always Be Learning  4 Master the Art of Sales  5 Have an Ascension Plan  6 Always Make Your Boss Look Good  7 Stand Next to Superstars 8 Find Guardian Angels and Benefactors 9 Move—Dammit—and Here’s Why  10 Know How to Repair Your Career  11 Women: Take Control of Your Career!  12 Find the Right Mix of Prepared and Lucky Indexshow more

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