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Who Gets Promoted, Who Doesn't, and Why: 10 Things You'd Better Do If You Want to Get Ahead

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Do your job, do it well, and you'Č?ll be rewarded, right? Actually, probably not. According to career guru Donald Asher advancement at work is less about skill sets and more about strategy. WHO GETS PROMOTED, WHO DOESN'Č?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'Č?re new to the workforce or feeling stagnant and overlooked, this book is your ticket to advancement. Learn: why timing is more important than talenthow corporations really make promotion decisions how to avoid career mistakes you don'Č?t even know you'Č?re making and the ten proven strategies for advancement regardless of your industry and experience If you want to know how to begin controlling your own destiny, the solution is not to work harder but to work smarter. WHO GETS PROMOTED, WHO DOESN'Č?T, AND WHY can help you do just that! ReviewsKennedy-Krannich Top 10 career book pick of the year: "A brilliant book by a top career consultant offers startling new conclusions (timing is more important than talent, for example) based on interviews with hundreds of fast-track careerists who reveal how corporations really make promotion decisions."-Los Angeles Times Syndicate"A little book with a big message . . . Must-reading for anyone who is interested in building their career."-About.com"I doubled my income with the tips in this book!"-Adele Liss, public relations executive, San Francisco

About the Author

Career consultant DONALD ASHER is a featured speaker at more than 100 colleges and universities every year, coast to coast. A columnist for MSN Encarta and contributor to the Wall Street Journal's CareerJournal.com and CollegeJournal.com, he divides his time between Nevada and San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Timing is at least as important as performance or talent — You have to get noticed — Lifelong learning is required for lifelong success — All of business is sales — You need an ascension plan, but always make your boss look good — Suction — Find guardian angels and benefactors — Move, dammit. and here's why — Find the right mix of prepared and lucky.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307797698
Subtitle:
10 Things You'd Better Do If You Want to Get Ahead
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
Author:
Asher, Donald
Subject:
General
Subject:
Career development
Subject:
Promotions
Subject:
Business Life - General
Subject:
Career development -- United States.
Subject:
Promotions -- United States.
Subject:
Job Hunting
Subject:
Business Writing
Subject:
Business-Careers
Subject:
Business-Personal Skills
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20070501
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
176

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Business » Careers
Business » General
Business » Human Resource Management
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