Career and Corporate Cool: How to Look, Dress, and Act the Part -- At Every Stage in Your Career...

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 19, 2007 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
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Praise for Career and Corporate Cool

"Weingarten provides entertaining and intelligent insights as well as a valuable, and very cool,? read."
—Gerry Byrne, Chairman and founder, The Quill Awards/The Quills Literacy Foundation and Senior Advisor, Parade Publications and Nielsen Business Media

"You no longer have to be part of the Old Boy's Club to succeed in business-you just have to know how to navigate the terrain. With a sense of humor, hard-earned wisdom, and practical advice, Weingarten?redefines the rules of business in Career and Corporate Cool."
—Georgette Mosbacher, CEO, Borghese Cosmetics

"In Career and Corporate Cool, Weingarten, known for her unique way of blending philanthropic ideals with business needs, shares her advice and humor on?all things business-from networking, communication, and interaction to fashion, beauty, and overall style for every aspect of your career."
—Elizabeth Woolfe, Program Director, Fashion Targets Breast Cancer/Council of Fashion Designers of America

"Reading Career and Corporate Cool was like getting sage advice from a wise and witty best friend. While it is a must-read for anyone just starting their career path, it is equally relevant for grizzled corporate veterans as well."
—Keith Nowak, Media Relations Manager, Nokia

"Rachel's insights are funny AND informative! Prepare yourself for a fun read."
—Susan Safier, Vice President, Product Placement, 20th Century Fox

"Career and Corporate Cool is filled with juicy insights and laugh-out-loud moments. Weingarten has cleverly captured the essence of an elusive commodity-now that is cool!"
—Jillian Kogan, Director, MTV Production Events & Concert Services

 

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Very cool business advice

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I generally read whatever my sister or mother is done readingbut my sister would not let this book go so I bought my own copy. I almost feel like this is a fun encyclogpedia of work advice read it. Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1 What Is Career and Corporate Cool?
7
Chapter 2 Who Are You?
17
Chapter 3 Culture Club
31
Chapter 4 CareerORama
39
Chapter 5 Attitude Adjustment
51
Chapter 6 Personality Plus
63
Chapter 7 Accessorize
75
Chapter 8 Extracurricular Activities
87
Chapter 13 The Best Guest or Hostess with the Mostest
147
Chapter 14 On the Road
157
Chapter 15 Emergency Dont HideLearn to Accentuate the Negative
167
Chapter 16 Take Note
177
Chapter 17 Lets Hear It for the Boy
191
Chapter 18 Little Black Book
205
Chapter 19 The Career and Corporate Cool Hall of Fame
223
Chapter 20 The 23 Rules of Career and Corporate Cool
235

Chapter 9 Entrepreneurial Extras
99
Chapter 10 Hello Gorgeous
111
Chapter 11 He Said She Said
123
Chapter 12 Eat to Live
137
Conclusion
251
Index
255
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About the author (2007)

Rachel C. Weingarten is President of GTK Marketing Group, LLC, which creates and implements brand strategies, promotions, and high-profile events for the fashion and entertainment industries. She's transitioned with great style through careers as a cosmetics industry executive, weekly beauty columnist, and entrepreneur. She is a noted expert on marketing and trends who is regularly quoted in The New York Times, CNN.com, The Washington Post and many others, as well as a business and lifestyle writer whose work has appeared in Fortune, Fortune Small Business, USA Weekend, Men's Health, Brandweek, and many other publications. She is also the author of Hello Gorgeous! Beauty Products in America '40s-'60s. Visit www.careerandcorporatecool.com for more information.

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