Youre Hired...Now What?: An Immigrants Guide to Success in the Canadian Workplace by Lynda Goldman

Youre Hired...Now What?: An Immigrants Guide to Success in the Canadian Workplace

byLynda Goldman

Paperback | October 30, 2009

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You're Hired...Now What? will give people from different countries and backgrounds an understanding of Canadian workplace culture and norms. The material is presented as a general guide to adapting to a professional environment and explains common best-practice procedures at work. Examples aregiven to help explain and illustrate the positive results of working within these general guidelines. The book (and accompanying workbook) can be used in the classroom as a way of preparing for a job or by individuals wanting to prepare by themselves or to further their careers.

About The Author

Lynda Goldman (formerly Lynda Berish) worked as an ESL teacher at Concordia University and College Marie-Victorin in Montreal from 1984 to 1998. During that time she published a number of well-respected and well-received ESL books. After 1998, she shifted to corporate training in areas such as business etiquette, first impressions, p...

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Title:Youre Hired...Now What?: An Immigrants Guide to Success in the Canadian WorkplaceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.77 inPublished:October 30, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195432185

ISBN - 13:9780195432183

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Part 1: Getting Started1. How to work well in Canada2. Understanding your workplace culture3. Setting the stage for success4. Projecting a professional imagePart 2: Communicating on the Job5. Actions speak louder than words6. Business talk on the job7. Telephone tips8. Business writing that gets resultsPart 3: Working Relationships9. Getting along with co-workers10. Good boss, bad boss11. Client relations and business etiquette12. Office politics, gossip, and romance13. Avoiding and solving problems14. Networking, small talk and building relationshipsPart 4: Achieving Success15. Managing your time and being productive16. Business outside the office17. Meetings and presentationsWords of Wisdom to Achieve Success