Work 101

Work 101

Learning the Ropes of the Workplace Without Hanging Yourself

Paperback - 2007
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In this straight-talking guide, MBA Elizabeth Freedman--an expert in corporate etiquette--shares the rules of the workplace that only veterans know: survival secrets that will help you avoid the common mistakes that can sink careers at the gate. From getting a seat at the meeting table to dealing with a demanding boss, from talking salary in a performance review to what not to say at a business function, Work 101 tells you everything you need to know to master the (shameless) art of climbing the corporate ladder.

* Manage the manager--how to survive any type of boss, including the Boss from Hell
* Master the art of introduction--have them at hello!
* Create winning e-mails that actually get read--and tips for avoiding on-screen blunders and other career-ending disasters
* How to handle a "cube invader"
* What not to order, wear, or say at a business lunch
* The real rules for dressing business casual--what to wear and when
* How not to be clueless about promotions and (bigger) bonuses
* The five steps to employee-boss success--including the top-ten things to listen to and observe
* How to avoid burning your bridges (and other great exit strategies)...and much, much more!
Publisher: New York : Delta Trade Paperbacks, 2007.
ISBN: 9780385340755
Branch Call Number: 650.1
Characteristics: x, 273 p. ; 21 cm.


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