Save the Assistants by Lilit Marcus
A Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the Workplace

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"If you're tired, you're poor, and you're a huddled mass of an assistant yearning to breathe free, look no further than Save the Assistants." --Yahoo!

"Lilit at Save the Assistants . . . feels your pain." --Marie Claire

What happens when nine-to-five turns into nine-to-eleven? How do you outmaneuver the office Underminer? Is it appropriate to have a cocktail at a company lunch? How do you get reservations for a restaurant with an unlisted phone number? What do you do when your boss throws a stapler at your head?

As Page Six Magazine recently noted, bosses are "going from mean to monstrous--and making The Devil Wears Prada look like a love story." What's an office drone to do? Call on Save the Assistants, the addictive and insightful guide to workplace sanity by Lilit Marcus, renowned assistant expert.

On your first day at work, you learned how to answer the phone and turn on the computer. But four years of college hardly prepared you for the coffee-fetching, back-stabbing, and you-should-have-done-it-yesterdays of office life. Save the Assistants is here to help you not only survive your job, but ultimately get the career you want.

About Lilit Marcus

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Lilit Marcus is the cofounder of and the editor of She is the former editor of Her writing has also appeared in Newsweek, the New York Post, and MediaBistro. She lives in New York City.
Published August 31, 2010 by Hyperion. 274 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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