Thriving in the Workplace All-in-One For Dummies
By Consumer Dummies
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: April 2010
Pages: 700

Practical advice on keeping your job, advancing your career, and enjoying yourself a bit along the way

Tough times mean tough job conditions. From job security to extra responsibilities, the job market changes regularly and you need to adapt. This comprehensive book gives people of all ages, in any job, and in any type of workplace the information, tips, and action plans needed to boost professional value, increase visibility, and manage stress.

  • The foundation of success — get the lowdown on the key business skills to ensure your success, from setting goals to being an integral part of your team

  • Time for time management — discover how getting organized and managing your time are the smartest ways to preempt problems in the workplace

  • Talk the talk — understand the importance of communication in the workplace, from being an active listener to speaking positively to best practices in correspondence

  • Manage negative situations — master the art of staying cool when conflicts arise, dealing with difficult bosses and coworkers, and handling conflict constructively

  • Combat stress and decompress — get tips and tools for managing stress, letting go of tension, and relaxing when your mind is working overtime

Open the book and find:

  • How to negotiate to get what you need and deserve

  • Advice on creating a time-management system you can live with

  • The best ways to create a productive work environment

  • How to combat procrastination

  • When (and how) to delegate

  • Tips for dealing with difficult people

  • How to use business etiquette to prevent problems

  • Suggestions on using online courses to get ahead

  • Business Success Skills

  • Time Management & Organization

  • Managing Yourself and Others

  • Effective Communication

  • Managing People & Conflicts

  • Stress Management

  • Continuing Education & Training

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