Who Gets Promoted, Who Doesn't, and Why: 10 Things You'd Better Do If You Want to Get Ahead [NOOK Book]

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Do your job, do it well, and you'¬?ll be rewarded, right? Actually, probably not. According to career guru Donald Asher advancement at work is less about skill sets and more about strategy. WHO GETS PROMOTED, WHO DOESN'¬?T, AND WHY details exactly what puts one employee on the fast track to an exceptional career, while another stays on the treadmill to mediocrity.Whether you'¬?re new to the workforce or feeling stagnant and overlooked, this ...
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Overview

Do your job, do it well, and you'¬?ll be rewarded, right? Actually, probably not. According to career guru Donald Asher advancement at work is less about skill sets and more about strategy. WHO GETS PROMOTED, WHO DOESN'¬?T, AND WHY details exactly what puts one employee on the fast track to an exceptional career, while another stays on the treadmill to mediocrity.Whether you'¬?re new to the workforce or feeling stagnant and overlooked, this book is your ticket to advancement. Learn:
  • why timing is more important than talent
  • how corporations really make promotion decisions
  • how to avoid career mistakes you don'¬?t even know you'¬?re making
  • and the ten proven strategies for advancement regardless of your industry and experience
If you want to know how to begin controlling your own destiny, the solution is not to work harder but to work smarter. WHO GETS PROMOTED, WHO DOESN'¬?T, AND WHY can help you do just that! ReviewsKennedy-Krannich Top 10 career book pick of the year: "A brilliant book by a top career consultant offers startling new conclusions (timing is more important than talent, for example) based on interviews with hundreds of fast-track careerists who reveal how corporations really make promotion decisions."-Los Angeles Times Syndicate"A little book with a big message . . . Must-reading for anyone who is interested in building their career."-About.com"I doubled my income with the tips in this book!"-Adele Liss, public relations executive, San Francisco

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307797698
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publication date: 6/8/2011
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 343,361
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Career consultant DONALD ASHER is a featured speaker at more than 100 colleges and universities every year, coast to coast. A columnist for MSN Encarta and contributor to the Wall Street Journal's CareerJournal.com and CollegeJournal.com, he divides his time between Nevada and San Francisco.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     iv
Introduction     v
Timing Is as Important as Performance or Talent     1
You Have to Get Noticed     20
Lifelong Learning Is Required for Lifelong Success     44
All Business Is Sales     60
You Need an Ascension Plan, But...     78
Always Make Your Boss Look Good     100
Suction-It Pays to Stand Next to Superstars     119
Find Guardian Angels and Benefactors     130
Move-Dammit-and Here's Why     140
Find the Right Mix of Prepared and Lucky     157
Index     165
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2012

    Good Advice

    For the "careerists", as he calls us- it really provides those with ambition a strategy in moving up in any field.

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    Posted December 22, 2011

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