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Truth About Managing Your Career, The: ...and Nothing But the Truth

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Strip away the hype and "guru" opinions -- learn the empirical TRUTH that's worked for thousands, and take control of your career!

  • PROVEN FORMAT based on Stephen Robbins's 150,000-copy bestseller "The Truth About Managing People."
  • EXTENDS THE MARKET for Truth books to everyone--not just managers--with the hard-hitting advice they need to get results NOW.
  • TOP-NOTCH CAREER ADVICE from a career consultant to Execs at GE, Motorola, Colgate-Palmolive, Chase, PepsiCo, TIME, you name it.


  • Copyright 2006
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-187336-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-187336-0

This book reveals 60 proven principles and easy career management techniques.  Discover powerfully effective ways to start a new job and make a great first impression; work more smoothly with bosses and colleagues; build a high-performance personal network; manage workloads; decide who to trust (and distrust); handle enemies and overcome career setbacks; recognize when to move on; get noticed, get ahead, and get to the top!  From Lois Frankel, author of Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: "A cutting-edge pioneer in the field of business coaching, Dr. Karen Otazo knows--and speaks--the truth about how to get and keep the job you want. Regardless of your age or stage of your career, you'll find practical tips and tools to make your workplace journey smoother, more enjoyable, and potentially more profitable. The Truth about Managing Your Career is a must-have for your career library."

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The Truth About Starting a New Job

Truth 1 About Managing Your Career: Hitting the Ground Running Can Get You into Trouble

Table of Contents

Preface  xvii

About the Author  xx

Part I: The Truth About Starting a New Job  1

Part II: The Truth About Working with Bosses  21

Part III: The Truth About Working with Others  35

Part IV: The Truth About Networking  57

Part V: The Truth About Getting Things Done  75

Part VI: The Truth About Managing Your Workload  89

Part VII: The Truth About Getting Your Point Across  107

Part VIII: The Truth About Dealing with Enemies and Antibodies  129

Part IX: The Truth About Making the Right Impression  147

Part X: The Truth About Getting Noticed  165

Part XI: The Truth About Getting Ahead  179

Part XII: The Truth About Moving On  197

References  215


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