Crush Your Career: Ace the Interview, Land the Job, and Launch Your Future

Crush Your Career: Ace the Interview, Land the Job, and Launch Your Future

by Dee Ann Turner, Tim Elmore

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Overview

We all know someone who is dissatisfied with their career but feels trapped in their current trajectory. What's not always clear is how they got there or, more importantly, how we can avoid the same fate as we develop our own careers. In a competitive job market, we need concrete, field-tested advice to help us ace the interview, land the job, and launch a career we love.

Enter Dee Ann Turner. After more than three decades leading teams and coaching staff members at Chick-fil-A, she knows what it takes to build a fulfilling career. In this practical, hands-on book she reveals the secrets of

- finding a job
- preparing for an interview
- conquering the first 90 days
- managing work relationships
- overcoming mistakes
- adding value to your team
- and so much more

Anyone entering the job market or hoping to make a transition in their career—along with the parents, teachers, college counselors, or career counselors who coach them—will find invaluable, hard-won advice on how to create a work life you love.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493428687
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/02/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,047,213
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Dee Ann Turner built and grew a thirty-three-year career at Chick-fil-A, Inc. In 2001, she became Chick-fil-A's first female officer—vice president, talent—responsible for franchisee selection, talent acquisition, talent management and development, diversity and inclusion, culture and engagement, and social responsibility and sustainability. She now leads her own company, Dee Ann Turner & Associates, helping organizations create and strengthen culture and talent to better serve customers. A sought-after speaker, she has shared her expertise at venues such as the Coca-Cola Company, Dr Pepper/Snapple, Propel Women Leadership Summit with John Maxwell and Christine Caine, Right Now Media, Truth at Work Conference, Clemson University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Texas A & M, and the US Air Force Academy's National Leadership and Character Symposium, among others. The author of It's My Pleasure and Bet on Talent, Turner lives in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband. They have three grown sons, who are attempting to follow their mom's advice.

Table of Contents

Foreword Dr. Tim Elmore 11

Acknowledgments 15

Introduction: Ceiling and Visibility Unlimited (CAVU) 17

Part I Get a Job 23

1 Preparing Your Character 25

2 Cultivating Your Competency 37

3 Finding a Job 43

Part II Keep a Job 69

4 Conquering the First Ninety Days 71

5 Managing Relationships 79

6 Managing Your Performance 93

7 Navigating Land Mines 109

Part III Grow a Career 127

8 Developing Yourself 129

9 Leading Others 151

Part IV Leave a Job 175

10 Changing Jobs 179

It Is All Going to Be OK 193

Recommended Resources 197

Notes 201

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