Women for Hire's Get-Ahead Guide to Career Success

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From the creator of Women For Hire, America's #1 job fair for women, comes a real-world guide to on-the-job success. Tory Johnson teaches professionals at every level the most important networking skills and career strategies to keep them on ...
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Overview

A woman's work is never done.

From the creator of Women For Hire, America's #1 job fair for women, comes a real-world guide to on-the-job success. Tory Johnson teaches professionals at every level the most important networking skills and career strategies to keep them on top of the game. Using real-life anecdotes, professional advice, and quizzes, readers will learn:

- How to create a personal definition of success
- The business etiquette rules every woman must learn to get ahead
- How to deal with difficult colleagues
- Keys for making networking contacts work
- The trick to unselfish self-promoting
- Tips for coping with life's curveballs while keeping a career on track
- The tools for smarter, stronger, and better negotiating
- The secrets to enjoying success once it's been achieved

Author Biography: Tory Johnson is the founder and CEO of Women For Hire, a nationally renowned organization that produces career fairs and conducts job-seeking seminars for professional women across the U.S. She has appeared on ABC, CBS, CNBC, CNN, Fox News, and NBC.

Robyn Freedman Spizman has authored more than 70 books. She appears frequently on CNN and NBC's Today show, and has appeared for more than two decades as a consumer advocate on the NBC affiliate WXIA-TV and on Star 94 in Atlanta.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399530173
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 8/31/2004
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Tory Johnson
Tory Johnson
Tory Johnson is the founder and CEO of Women For Hire, which produces recruiting events across the country; a contributor for Good Morning America; and a contributing editor at Success Magazine. She is the New York Times bestselling author of Fired to Hired and Will Work from Home.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Preface xi
Introduction xv
1. You Are What You Think: Confidence Is the First Step to Success 1
2. Go for the Goal: Proper Planning Will Get You There 15
3. Repackage Your Assets: Apply Your Talents in a Whole New Way 31
4. Create the Perfect Package: Maximize Your Strengths and Minimize Your Weaknesses 47
5. Focus on the Fundamentals: Ace the Essentials of Professional Etiquette 71
6. Win (Don't Whine) Your Way Ahead: Cooperating with Colleagues and Clients Is Key 93
7. Use 'em or Lose 'em: Make Your Contacts Work for You 121
8. Be a Pro in Motion: Learn to Sell Yourself with Sizzle 147
9. Cope with Curveballs by Swinging Back: Don't Let Life's Challenges Derail Your Career 163
10. Put Your Mouth Where the Money Is: Speak Up to Get What You Deserve 187
11. Maintain Your After Hours: Finding Balance from 9 to 5, and Beyond 221
12. Cultivate a Peanut Gallery: Friends and Mentors Can Champion Your Success 233
Cheers to Success 245
Index 255
About the Authors 267
Contact Women For Hire and the Authors 269
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