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Instant Career Progress

Book Description

If you've always wanted a collection of tried and tested ideas from leading jobs and career experts then this is the book for you. Instant career progress is packed full of ideas to help you get the most out of your working life whether you are an ambitious first-jobber, senior manager or self employed. With tips on creating stunning CVs, shining in interviews, increasing your salary, getting yourself noticed by the boss (for all the right reasons) and balancing home and career this book can help you to make it all the way to the top. Instant career progress collects the best advice from our best selling titles, Cultivate a cool career and High impact CVs.

Table of Contents

  1. Instant career progress
  2. Brilliant features
  3. Introduction
  4. 1. Manage the brand called You
  5. 2. Stop the world, I want to play the banjo
  6. 3. Nothing can go wrong, because nothing is planned
  7. 4. You are totally responsible for you
  8. 5. Acting up
  9. 6. Know what to say to whom
  10. 7. Culture club
  11. 8. The seven deadly CV sins
  12. 9. What am I letting myself in for?
  13. 10. Networking
  14. 11. On your bike?
  15. 12. How do I persuade them?
  16. 13. You’ve done what?
  17. 14. Get to the point
  18. 15. Vocation, vocation
  19. 16. Try working for a nineteenth-century mill owner
  20. 17. How important to you is your work/life balance?
  21. 18. Detox your CV
  22. 19. Come back in the morning
  23. 20. Be successful whatever your gender
  24. 21. Dream a little dream
  25. 22. Please find attached…
  26. 23. Magnum opus
  27. 24. Find out what you are supposed to be doing
  28. 25. Be organised
  29. 26. What’s your definition of the ideal relationship with your boss?
  30. 27. Show me the money
  31. 28. Get your own way with a consultant
  32. 29. Actions speak louder than decisions
  33. 30. Eight potentially life-changing seconds
  34. 31. How to love the job you’ve got
  35. 32. So, why do you want this job?
  36. 33. Well read
  37. 34. Liberate your thinking
  38. 35. Apply yourself
  39. 36. Changing horses mid-career
  40. 37. Back the right horse
  41. 38. Take a test drive
  42. 39. Friend and enemy
  43. 40. Keep up the good work
  44. 41. Lead with style
  45. 42. Show us what you can do
  46. 43. Be an achiever
  47. 44. Leave the office on time
  48. 45. Ready, aim, fire
  49. 46. Down to brass tacks
  50. 47. Handling rejection
  51. 48. Jump start your salary
  52. 49. Did someone say something?
  53. 50. How do I look?
  54. 51. Know thyself
  55. 52. Face it, you are you and they are them
  56. More from Infinite Ideas
  57. Copyright