If My Career's on the Fast Track, Where Do I Get a Road Map? by Anne Fisher

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Here, finally, is the essential guide for navigating the tumultuous, often exhilarating, and sometimes perplexing job market of the New Economy.

Inspired by the questions and concerns of her millions of readers and fans, Anne Fisher, author of Fortune magazine's immensely popular column "Ask Annie," has woven together the advice and expertise of countless professionals (along with the personal stories of both entry- and upper-level employees) into a comprehensive career guide. "Annie" uses her sassy, engaging, and funny voice to take you from your first job out of school to the big corner office.

If My Career's on the Fast Track, Where Do I Get a Road Map? offers unique advice on:what to do after graduation how to move your career ahead dealing with toxic colleagues failing or being fired, and how to bounce back useful tips for new and seasoned managers

Fisher also provides an appendix with further sources of information, including websites, books, trade associations, and professional groups, and a detailed index that allows you to quickly zero in on the answers to your particular concerns.

Along the way, Fisher addresses such issues as figuring out what you really want from your career and your life; asking for a raise or a promotion (but only if you know you really deserve one -- and how to tell whether you do); identifying skeletons in the closet; getting an MBA -- and whether you really need one; working from home; networking (even if you're shy or if it feels "fake"); dealing with stress; knowing when it's time to move on to your next job -- or your new career; and knowing how to hire the best and the brightest (and how to keep them!).

Fisher shares fresh and surprising insights into how technology and the internet have shaped your role as an employee and offers tips on how to use the Web to get a job that's really right for you.

If My Career's on the Fast Track, Where Do I Get a Road Map? is full of levelheaded advice that will help and reassure anyone who wants to get ahead in his or her career and have some real fun with it, too.

 

About Anne Fisher

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Anne Fisher is the author of Wall Street Woman and has written for Inc., Ms., The New York Times, and Barron's. Her column, "Ask Annie," appears biweekly in Fortune. She lives in New York City.
 
Published April 1, 2001 by William Morrow. 288 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Help, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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