Take This Book to Work: How to Ask for (and Get) Money, Fulfillment, and Advancement

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St. Martin's Press, Aug 21, 2007 - Business & Economics - 272 pages

Expert advice from Women For Hire, the leading recruitment services firm for professional women

Asking the essential question at the right moment is a skill, one that any woman can master quickly. And it is a powerful tool that can get women more of everything they want in the workplace. Take This Book to Work identifies questions that every woman should master, with expert advice on each question, including:

* How to ask for the things you really want, such as more responsibility, references, work schedule flexibility, and more
* How to tailor your body language and voice to be at their most persuasive
* Which details will best support your request, and how to organize them most effectively
* What not to ask and why
* And so much more!

This is a user-friendly guide from Tory Johnson and Robyn Freedman Spizman, jam-packed with all the guidance every woman needs to approach her next request with courage, confidence, and success.

 

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Contents

Getting Hired
3
On the
55
Onward and Upward
91
Successful Networking
131
Office Etiquette
169
Time Management Flexibility and Personal Issues
219
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Tory Johnson and Robyn Freedman Spizman are the coauthors of Women For Hire's Get-Ahead Guide to Career Success. Johnson is the founder and CEO of Women For Hire, the nation's only producer of high-caliber career expos connecting professional women with leading employers. Johnson is also the Workplace Contributor for ABC News' Good Morning America. She lives in New York City. Spizman is the author of The Giftionary and Make It Memorable, and a consumer advocate and well-known television and radio personality who lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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