Going Corporate: Moving Up Without Screwing Up

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Macmillan, Sep 9, 2004 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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There are so many unwritten rules and potential pitfalls that new hires need to learn--yet no one explains. Going Corporate is a hip yet informative guide to everything newbies need to know about making it in the corporate world:

· Why not to be "yourself" at work
· How to stay two steps ahead with email etiquette
· Where to pass gas
· Why not to bring your lunch
· What to wear on casual Friday
· Why not to listen to your Walkman in the elevator
· How to enhance your promotion potential

From hangovers and music to sex and rebelliousness, everyone on the cubicle farm wonders how to tackle the issues and climb to the top. This is one insider's guide no one should be without.
 

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Going Corporate : Moving Up Without Screwing Up

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Though they promise to provide advice on how to successfully enter the corporate life, Embree and Shapiro spend most of their book rehashing Dilbert and Drew Carey while dispensing a mish-mash of ... Read full review

Contents

Youre Hired
3
THE BEGINNING OF THE
11
Showing Up
29
The Daily Grind
43
Extracurricular Activities
63
Life on the Farm
71
Ask Not What Your Company
91
Corporate Dos and Donts
105
The Unofficial Titles
135
Your Friends and Neighbors
147
Increasing Your Promotion Potential
155
Rise of the Machines
173
Where Do We Go from Here?
183
Miscellaneous
191
The End of the Beginning
199
Acknowledgments
205

Office Etiquette
115
The Official Titles
127

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About the author (2004)

Jared Shapiro graduated from American University after receiving the Best Picture Award for his film Decivilized at the American Visions Film Festival. He started working at Star magazine as Bonnie Fuller's assistant and is now a writer there. Jared lives in New York.

Brad Embree graduated from UVA, where he was a staff writer at both campus newspapers. He works for the London production company FilmFour, with an office at Warner Brothers, and lives in Los Angeles.

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