They Don't Teach Corporate in College

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They Don't Teach Corporate in College

A Twenty-Something's Guide to the Business World

By Alexandra Levit

Career Press, Paperback, 9781564147653, 256pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2004

Description
Based on a mix of interviews, research and personal experience, this books upbeat advice focuses on tangible tactics that recent college grads and experienced twenty-something's can put to work immediately to enhance their employability now and in the future. Highlights include:

  • Unorthodox but proven job-hunting techniques.
  • Making a memorable first impression.
  • Navigating the company's social scene.
  • Practicing cringe-free networking.
  • Mastering goal-setting and self-promotion.
  • Stretching the eight plus hours a day spent at work, from effective time management and organization to making every piece of communication count.
  • Combating negativity.
  • Coping with difficult personalities.
  • Troubleshooting the performance review process and anti-promotion situations.
  • Learning to be an effective boss.
  • Finding a new position and gracefully exiting from the old.