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Ultimate New Job

Ultimate New Job

The Definitive Guide to Surviving and Thriving As A New Starter

James Innes

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Ultimate New Job tackles the top 15 questions people ask when starting a new job, including: handling the offer; leaving your last job; getting ready to start; coping with problems and the most common mistakes to avoid.

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About the book

How long do you stay in each job? Millions of us change roles on average every three years. A nation of job-hoppers, every promotion or change presents the same issues and worries and there's no getting away from those first day nerves. Ultimate New Job will prepare you for the toughest few months of your life, when fitting in is everything and first impressions count. Covering every aspect of starting a new job or internship, it tackles the top fifteen questions that people ask when starting a new position, from handling the offer and resigning from your current post, to researching the organisation, networking and finding your place within the team. With realistic, practical advice, Ultimate New Job tackles all of your concerns head on, making your first weeks and months as smooth a transition as possible - for you and your new employer.


Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
  • Section - ONE: A new job;
    • Chapter - 01: Handling the offer;
    • Chapter - 02: Leaving your last job;
    • Chapter - 03: Being prepared;
  • Section - TWO: The first week;
    • Chapter - 04: D-Day – your first day;
    • Chapter - 05: Understanding your purpose;
    • Chapter - 06: Knowledge is power;
  • Section - THREE: The people;
    • Chapter - 07: Managing your new boss;
    • Chapter - 08: Finding your place within the team;
    • Chapter - 09: Handling your subordinates;
    • Chapter - 10: Networking and socialising;
  • Section - FOUR: The learning curve;
    • Chapter - 11: Planning and organisation;
    • Chapter - 12: Time management;
    • Chapter - 13: Communication;
    • Chapter - 14: Writing skills;
    • Chapter - 15: Presentations;
    • Chapter - 16: Meetings;
    • Chapter - 17: Remote working;
    • Chapter - 18: Working abroad;
  • Section - FIVE: Coping with problems;
    • Chapter - 19: Dealing with difficult people;
    • Chapter - 20: Handling office politics;
    • Chapter - 21: Pressure and stress;
    • Chapter - 22: Coping with change at work;
    • Chapter - 23: Imposing change at work;
    • Chapter - 24: Feel like jumping ship?;
  • Section - SIX: Onwards and upwards;
    • Chapter - 25: Training;
    • Chapter - 26: Performance appraisals;
    • Chapter - 27: Time for a pay rise?;
    • Chapter - 28: Getting promoted;
    • Chapter - 29: Moving on;
  • Section - SEVEN: My five top tips to survive and thrive in your new job;
    • Chapter - 30: Survive and thrive


Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749464097
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd March 2012
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 240x170
  • 232 pages
  • Series: The Ultimate Series

About the Author

James Innes is an accomplished author and the Founder and Managing Director of The CV Centre - the UK's leading CV consultancy. Following more than a decade of experience heading up The CV Centre, James is widely considered to be one of the UK's leading careers experts. Visit his website at: http://www.ineedacv.co.uk/.


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