Managing Your Career For Dummies

  • 6h 21m
  • Max Messmer
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2000

Career expert Max Messmer shows you step-by-step how to become the CEO of your own career! These pages are brimming with the cutting-edge advice on finding the work that you love—whether it involves climbing to the top of the corporate ladder, starting your own company, working from home, or turning your hobby into a career.

Discover how to:

  • Craft a strategic career plan
  • Research various career options
  • Find a mentor
  • Avoid burnout
  • Bounce back from setbacks
  • Be your own boss

About the Author

Max Messmer is the chairman and CEO of Robert Half International Inc., the world’s largest specialized staffing firm. He also wrote Job Hunting For Dummies, 2nd Edition.

In this Book

  • Managing Your Career For Dummies
  • Introduction
  • Becoming the CEO of Your Career
  • Getting Started on a Strategic Career Plan
  • Researching Career Options
  • Tooling Up for the Future
  • Getting the Job You Really Want
  • Making Your Mark Early in the Game
  • Workplace Diplomacy: The New Rules for Getting Ahead
  • Different Strokes: Taking Advantage of Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Becoming a Peak Performer
  • Bouncing Back from Adversity
  • Managing Your Boss
  • Winning Ways to Manage Effectively
  • Pulling Together: Making Teamwork Work for You
  • Mastering the Art of Communication
  • People Power: Building Your Personal Network
  • Going Out on Your Own
  • Going Public with Your Expertise
  • Ten Key Principles of Career Success
  • Ten Ways to Enhance Your Communication Skills
  • Dealing with Ten Common Career-Management Quandaries
  • Ten Questions to Ponder Before Becoming Self-Employed
  • Ten Useful Books for Your Career-Management Library
  • Ten Career-Related Web Sites
  • Managing Your Career For Dummies Cheat Sheet