Take This Book to Work

How to Ask for (and Get) Money, Fulfillment, and Advancement

Tory Johnson and Robyn Spizman

St. Martin's Press

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Expert advice from Women For Hire, the leading recruitment services firm for professional women
 
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Asking the essential question at the right moment is a skill, one that any woman can master quickly. And it is a powerful tool that can get women more of everything they want in the workplace. Take This Book to Work identifies questions that every woman should master, with expert advice on each question, including:

* How to ask for the things you really want, such as more responsibility, references, work schedule flexibility, and more
* How to tailor your body language and voice to be at their most persuasive
* Which details will best support your request, and how to organize them most effectively
* What not to ask and why
* And so much more!

This is a user-friendly guide jam-packed with all the guidance every woman needs to approach her next request with courage, confidence, and success.
 

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Take This Book to Work
MoneyGetting HiredHow to Ask If a Company Is HiringIt's helpful to have information about a particular company's current hiring needs, whether it's from online postings, newspaper advertisements, or even an employee of the company who knows what her department is looking for. However, not every company has a career section on its Web site, advertises its openings, and keeps you updated on its needs. In fact, many small and medium-sized companies don't do any of this. So how do you ask if they're hiring or have openings? 
WHOM SHOULD YOU PURSUE? If there's a company

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“This book gives you the most practical and valuable advice for getting exactly what you want and deserve at work.”
--Kelly Ripa
“So many of us have struggled to find the right words and inspiration to get what we want in the workplace. This book can truly change that for you! No-nonsense, concise, and compelling.”
--Robin Roberts, coanchor, Good Morning America
“The ultimate guide for nice girls who want to get ahead---practical, engaging, clear, and helpful. Don’t miss it!”
--Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group and author of If You Don't Have Big Breasts, Put Ribbons On Your Pigtails

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Tory Johnson and Robyn Spizman

Tory Johnson and Robyn Freedman Spizman are the coauthors of Women For Hire's Get-Ahead Guide to Career Success. Johnson is the founder and CEO of Women For Hire, the nation’s only producer of high-caliber career expos connecting professional women with leading employers. Johnson is also the Workplace Contributor for ABC News’ Good Morning America. She lives in New York City.  Spizman is the author of The Giftionary and Make It Memorable, and a consumer advocate and well-known television and radio personality who lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Take This Book to Work
How to Ask for (and Get) Money, Fulfillment, and Advancement
Tory Johnson and Robyn Spizman

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St. Martin's Press
August 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466828377
ISBN10: 1466828374
272 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
August 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312358860
ISBN10: 0312358865
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 272 pages
$18.99
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