How to Shine at Work

How to Shine at Work

by Linda Dominguez
     
 

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A practical, straight-talking guide to thriving in today's tumultuous workplace

According to author Linda Dominguez, today's turbulent work environment is rife with advancement opportunities for those who know how to seize them. In How to Shine at Work she describes 14 surefire strategies, as well as dozens of techniques and tips, for charting

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A practical, straight-talking guide to thriving in today's tumultuous workplace

According to author Linda Dominguez, today's turbulent work environment is rife with advancement opportunities for those who know how to seize them. In How to Shine at Work she describes 14 surefire strategies, as well as dozens of techniques and tips, for charting a course through today's work environment and coming out at the head of the pack.

Among other things, readers learn how to deal with ever-changing bosses; market themselves to their superiors and peers; master office politics; gain visibility--even in remote office; cope with difficult workers; and land a promotion and a raise in any economy. How to Shine at Work features:

  • Case studies and real-world examples taken from AT&T, Oracle, Starbucks, Prudential, and other Dominguez clients
  • Quotes and words of wisdom from executives and career coaches
  • Valuable self-tests, worksheets, and checklists

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
To succeed at work, career counselor and Wall Street Journal contributor Dominguez argues, employees need to have smarts and be creative-but they also must know how to play the game. That involves dealing with ever-changing bosses, marketing themselves to superiors and peers, mastering office politics, coping with difficult workers and landing promotions and raises in any economy. Dominguez explains how to do all these things and more. By laying out possible scenarios and then offering tips on how to act, she teaches readers how to get along at work, create plans for moving ahead in their careers and craft graceful exits should they decide to leave. Her style is accessible and her tone is realistic, and she employs examples from actual companies like AT&T and Starbucks. Anyone who's encountered cranky coworkers, incompetent bosses or other tough personalities-or is just having a difficult time getting ahead in the office-will find coping strategies in these pages. (July) Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071434010
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
05/23/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Linda Dominguez is the founder and principal of Executive Coaching and Resource Network and a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and other business and career publications.

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