The Career Survival Guide

Paperback | December 23, 2002

byBrian O'Connell

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A PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

Everything you need to know to survive and thrive in the world of work

Layoffs, mergers, volatile markets, an uncertain future. The Career Survival Guide is an indispensable source of expert insight, analysis, and guidance for today's beleaguered and confused corporate citizen. And it offers a gold mine of sure-fire tips on how to find a mentor, how to get and use insider business information, how to read the tea leaves when your job may be on the line, and how to handle corporate politics. Readers also learn how to enhance their visibility, as well as how to leverage sudden economic change, and, perhaps most important, they learn about the seven types of corporate survivors­­including Switzerlands, Gumbies, Stoics, and Don't Worry, Be Happys­­and how to determine which type is most consistent with their own personalities. In the face of increasing layoffs and uncertainty, readers wanting to increase their chances of having a successful and fulfilling career will appreciate The Career Survival Guide's comprehensive content, including:

  • Helpful info boxes, sidebars, and lively profiles
  • An introduction to the often-intimidating corporate landscape
  • Strategies for experienced employees looking to recharge their climb up the corporate ladder

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A PAPERBACK ORIGINALEverything you need to know to survive and thrive in the world of workLayoffs, mergers, volatile markets, an uncertain future. The Career Survival Guide is an indispensable source of expert insight, analysis, and guidance for today's beleaguered and confused corporate citizen. And it offers a gold mine of sure-fire ...

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A complete guide to surviving and thriving in the strange new world of workMassive, industry-wide layoffs, epic-making mergers, wildly unstable markets, unprecedented corporate restructuring. . . . Welcome to the new world of work, a strange, unpredictable place where none of the old tried-and-true career-building strategies seem to ap...

Brian O'Connell is coauthor of the bestselling The 401(k) Millionaire and CNBC's Guide to Creative Wealth.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9 × 6.1 × 0.6 inPublished:December 23, 2002Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071391304

ISBN - 13:9780071391306

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