How to Keep Your Job in a Tough Competitive Market

How to Keep Your Job in a Tough Competitive Market

by Michael J. Kitson, Bob Calandra
     
 

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Mergers, outsourcing, and downsizing are the order of the day—and tomorrow as well. And employees everywhere now live in fear of layoffs. In this no-nonsense career guide, HR experts from the front lines demonstrate how to become invaluable at work and fend off a pink slip. The authors explain how to:

  • Make yourself and your contributions visible

Overview

Mergers, outsourcing, and downsizing are the order of the day—and tomorrow as well. And employees everywhere now live in fear of layoffs. In this no-nonsense career guide, HR experts from the front lines demonstrate how to become invaluable at work and fend off a pink slip. The authors explain how to:

  • Make yourself and your contributions visible
  • Stay aware of trends, anticipate change, and adapt
  • Acquire a reputation as a positive team player
  • Become the "go-to" person
It is possible to weather the storm that's swiftly tearing through every industry in America. With this book, you get an insurance policy to you them hold onto you paycheck and remain gainfully employed!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605506517
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
04/18/2009
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Michael J. Kitson, MBA (Sea Isle City, NJ), is Principal of Michael Kitson Associates, a senior leadership consulting practice. He has provided personal and professional consulting services that have helped numerous employees retain their jobs and ensure their long-term value to their companies. Kitson holds an MBA from Iona College Graduate School of Business, and is a graduate of Columbia University’s Advanced Program in Organization Development and Human Resource Management.

Bob Calandra (Wyndmoor, PA) is an award-winning journalist, book author, and freelance writer. He has a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, and was a contributing writer for Human Resource Executive Magazine.

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