Ultimate New Job

  • 3h 26m
  • James Innes
  • Kogan Page
  • 2012

How long do you stay in each job? Millions of workers 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 job seekers for the toughest few months of their lives, when fitting in is everything and first impressions count. Covering every aspect of starting a new job or internship, it tackles the top questions that people ask when starting a new position, from handling the offer and resigning from a current post, to researching the organization, networking and finding a place within the team. With realistic, practical advice, Ultimate New Job tackles many concerns head on, making the first weeks and months as smooth a transition as possible.

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.

In this Book

  • Handling the Offer
  • Leaving Your Last Job
  • Being Prepared
  • D-Day – Your First Day
  • Understanding Your Purpose
  • Knowledge is Power
  • Managing Your New Boss
  • Finding Your Place Within the Team
  • Handling Your Subordinates
  • Networking and Socialising
  • Planning and Organisation
  • Time Management
  • Communication
  • Writing Skills
  • Presentations
  • Meetings
  • Remote Working
  • Working Abroad
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Handling Office Politics
  • Pressure and Stress
  • Coping with Change at Work
  • Imposing Change at Work
  • Feel Like Jumping Ship?
  • Training
  • Performance Appraisals
  • Time for a Pay Rise?
  • Getting Promoted
  • Moving On
  • Survive and Thrive