Learning the Ropes / Edition 2

Learning the Ropes / Edition 2

by Facts on File, Inc. Staff
     
 

In a competitive and dynamic job market, having the right workplace skills is essential to securing a successful career. From finding a job and learning your way around a new work environment to scheduling projects and working effectively with colleagues, workers much know how to be effective, organized, and professional in the modern workplace Each volume in the

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Overview

In a competitive and dynamic job market, having the right workplace skills is essential to securing a successful career. From finding a job and learning your way around a new work environment to scheduling projects and working effectively with colleagues, workers much know how to be effective, organized, and professional in the modern workplace Each volume in the Career Skills Library details key competencies identified by the Department of Labor as essential to solid job performance. Through case studies, exercises, quizzes, and additional resources, these books will help readers learn and master the personal and professional skills essential for any career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816055203
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Series:
Career Skills Library Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I Basic Business Structure

1 This Is Your Mission 7

2 Profits 11

3 The Management 17

Part II Fitting in at Work

4 Your First Day 27

5 Dress for Success 43

6 Realistic Expectations 53

7 The Dally Grind 63

8 Learning to Go the Extra Mile 75

9 Dealing with Coworkers 85

Part III Your Rights and Obligations as an Employee

10 Your Personal Rights as an Employee 97

11 Your Financial Rights as an Employee 105

Part IV Troubleshooting

12 Resolving Problems 119

13 Asking for a Raise 125

14 When to Move on 135

Web Sites 145

Glossary 153

Bibliography 157

Index 161

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