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The Careerist

The Careerist

Over 100 Ways to Get Ahead at Work

Rhymer Rigby


The Careerist - 100 ways to get ahead at work is based on the Financial Times column by Rhymer Rigby and it provides expert career advice on everything from how to work a room, to how to resign.

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About the book

The Careerist - 100 ways to get ahead at work is a handy, quick-fix reference guide on how to improve your career prospects. Based on the weekly column in the Financial Times by Rhymer Rigby, it provides expert advice for those difficult career moments such as how to: do presentations, work a room, delegate effectively, market yourself, bounce back from failure, sack someone, use extracurricular activities, be more ambitious, change sector, make a good impression, ask for a pay rise, future proof your career, get headhunted, socialise with colleagues, find a mentor, deal with fights at work, deal with stress, set goals, manage former colleagues, step into big shoes, come across well in meetings, make humour work for you, deal with criticism, resign and much, much more. With expert opinions from industry professionals on every topic, The Careerist provides rubber-stamped career advice you can trust.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: Moving onwards and upwards;
    • Chapter - 02: Work and the rest of your life;
    • Chapter - 03: Working nicely with others;
    • Chapter - 04: Networks, power and influence;
    • Chapter - 05: Keeping up appearances;
    • Chapter - 06: Business or pleasure?;
    • Chapter - 07: Being the bigger, better manager;
    • Chapter - 08: Goals, career planning, business education and other longer-term stuff;
    • Chapter - 09: Practical ways to get ahead;
    • Chapter - 10: Slightly more abstract ways to get ahead;
    • Chapter - 11: The stuff nobody likes at work

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749465926
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd September 2012
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 216x138
  • 248 pages

About the Author

Rhymer Rigby is a journalist based in the United Kingdom. He writes a weekly slot for the Financial Times and has contributed to publications ranging from The Sunday Telegraph and Management Today to GQ and Conde Nast Traveller. Before going freelance he was a features editor for Business 2.0 and a section editor for Management Today and Human Resources. He is also the author of 28 Business Thinkers who Changed the World, also published by Kogan Page.

Rhymer Rigby