The Girl's Guide to Kicking Your Career Into Gear
Valuable Lessons, True Stories, And Tips For Using What You've Got (A Brain!) To Make Your Worklife Work For You
On Sale: January 15, 2008
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Be the girl who makes it happen!
Guess what? If youâ€™re not looking out for your career then
nobody is. If you want to be both passionate about what you
do and successful, then you must take control of your
professional destiny. Only you can determine who you are,
what you can do, and where you want to go. If you are stuck
in your career, frustrated at your position within a
company, or bored with the profession you have chosen, then
it is time to change your thinking. This book will hold your
hand while you step back and evaluate where you started,
where you are on your career path today, and most important,
where you want to be tomorrow.
Tired of your current job? Ready for the next steps? Eager
to show the world everything you have to offer?
Caitlin Friedman and Kimberly Yorio see it all the time:
women derailing their careers because they believe that if
they just sit quietly, work hard, and please their
coworkers, someone upstairs will recognize their talents and
dedication and deliver big rewards. But in todayâ€™s
ultra-competitive workplace, nothing could be further from
the truth. If you want your dream job with your dream
salary, and all the opportunities and fulfillment that come
with it, you have to stand up and go for it--without shame,
guilt, or hesitation!
The Girlsâ€™ Guide to Kicking Your Career into Gear gives you
everything you need to decide what you want out of work and
create a plan to make it happen. From how to negotiate a
raise or a promotion to starting a new profession, Friedman
and Yorio provide savvy, reassuring advice on how to
successfully navigate every aspect of your career. Their
sure-fire tools will show you how to:
Sell yourself (without selling out)
Master the secrets of the New Girls Network
â€śManage upwardâ€ť to impress the right people, the right way
Overcome the fearsâ€”from public speaking to risk-taking--that
hold you back
Cope with workplace underminers
Ask for what you deserve
Fight the stereotypes that often keep women from moving up
Based on interviews with more than 100 successful women who
have shattered the glass ceiling and made great professional
strides, The Girlâ€™s Guide to Kicking Your Career into Gear
is your ticket to taking charge of your career once and for
all â€“ and getting where you want to go.
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