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St. Martin's Griffin
St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429929141256 Pages
Every office has one - a Go-Getter Girl - someone who seems to just know certain stuff about how to get the plum jobs/lifestyle she wants and damn, always looks great while she's at it. Magic? No, it's about strategizing--and The Go-Getter Girl's Guide shows you how.
Born out of interviews with hundreds of successful, stylish young women--including award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien, Spanx founder Sara Blakely, and bestselling novelist Emily Giffin--The Go-Getter Girl's Guide provides a no-excuses, big-picture way of thinking about your life and career, as well as day-to-day strategies for how to:
- Navigate the tricky terrain of office politics
- Find and use a mentor
- Figure out when it's time to get a new job (or career)-and have the courage to act
- Dress (and groom!) for success
- And take care of yourself physically and emotionally
Combining the practical career wisdom of What Color Is Your Parachute? with the savvy fashion guidance of The Little Black Book of Style, this dynamite guide is sure to bring out the Go-Getter in generations of women to come.
The Birth of the Go-Getter Girl
The summer before my senior year at college, I really wanted to be lazy. No more shamefully underpaid journalism internships for me. I had spent previous semesters toiling practically wage free at places...