Synopses & Reviews
Robin Ryan’s groundbreaking new book is designed to help readers take advantage of a paradigm shift in the workplace. Instead of hiring or promoting generally qualified people and improving their weaknesses, companies are now looking for workers who have the strengths that match particular jobs. Ryan shows readers how to identify those strengths and use that knowledge to advance their careers and better promote themselves to prospective employers. She shows how to establish an appealing career identity using self-branding tools like résumés, Mind Maps, and on-the-job success stories, and outlines fresh approaches to networking with colleagues and negotiating with bosses. Savvy and entertaining, Soaring on Your Strengths will be the job and promotion seekers guide for the twenty-first century. In Soaring on Your Strengths, Ryan shows you how to:
- identify your most marketable qualities and strengths
- self-promote and brand yourself for the best jobs and promotions.
- establish an appealing career identity
- implement fresh approaches to networking with colleagues
- improve your relationship with the boss
Filled with her client success stories, solid strategies, and smart, easy-to-follow advice, this book is the next best thing to having your own career coach on-call to advance your career and prosper.
"Great book that's short, to the point, and full of excellent must-know career information." Pat Rueter, national syndicated Radio Host
As CEO of your own career, applying the savvy advice in this book will give you the competitive advantage to soar." Sunny Kobe Cook, INC Magazine's Woman Entrepreneur to the Year
About the Author
Robin Ryan has spent a lifetime dedicated to helping people advance their careers. A licensed vocational counselor for twenty years, she has an active career-counseling practice and is the author of popular job search books and audio training programs. Robin's advice and articles have appeared in Money, Newsweek, Fortune, Glamour, Business Week, Working Woman, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire, Working Mother, and Women's Day. She has appeared in the pages of theWall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and her syndicated columns appear in 100+ daily newspapers. She frequently contributes articles to MSN, AOL, HR.com and other online job search sites.
Robin Ryan is the author of: 60 Seconds & You're Hired!; Winning Resumes, Winning Cover Letters, and What to Do with the Rest of Your Life. She is also the creator of the highly acclaimed audio training programs Interview Advantage, Salary Negotiation Strategies and The DreamMaker.