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101 Ways to Make Yourself Indispensable at Work, 1st Edition

  • Carol Silvis
  • ISBN-10: 1435454324
  • ISBN-13: 9781435454323
  • 151 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

With jobless rates at their highest in decades and companies worldwide making tough decisions about downsizing and layoffs, it’s more important than ever for employees to keep the job they have and make themselves invaluable. 101 Ways to Make Yourself Indispensable at Work is a hands-on, no nonsense guide to making the most of your job and appearing valuable to upper management. It contains tips and techniques to make you look more valuable to your employer, and will even help you advance in your company and career as well. Topics covered include building positive work habits, fostering people skills, expanding leadership abilities, making good impressions, and more. The tips and techniques are relevant to workers in any industry or at any skill level. Invaluable for both new hires and seasoned workplace veterans 101 Ways to Make Yourself Indispensable at Work will help make sure you’re not the next casualty of the recession!

About the Author

Carol Silvis

Carol Silvis is the author of 101 Ways to Connect with Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers, Job Hunting After 50, 101 Ways to Make Yourself Indispensable at Work, and college textbooks 100% Externship Success and General Office Procedures. Other publications include "Time Management and Organization for Writers" (2012 Writers Market), a dozen creative non-fiction stories and inspirational pieces published in national magazines, and over 40 articles published in various newsletters. Ms. Silvis has a master's degree in education and has trained adults in how to get a job, keep and enjoy it, and advance on the job. She teaches part time at Penn State's New Kensington campus and leads workshops and seminars for schools, businesses, professional organizations, and libraries on job hunting, resume preparation, customer service, stress management, telephone techniques, human relations/teamwork, communication, writing, and time management/organization. She is the president of Pennwriters, a 400+- member writing group. She won the 2008 Meritorious Service Award, was past VP and Authors' Advocate, and was the 2005 and 2007 Conference Coordinator.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

The Job Survival Instruction Book: 400+ Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to Stay Employed  (ISBN-10: 1435457102 | ISBN-13: 9781435457102)

Surviving in today's workplace requires wisdom and wit. This newly revised edition of The Job Survival Instruction Book, Third Edition: 400+ Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to Stay Employed offers plenty of both for anyone who is employed or soon-to-be employed. This book offers workers of all ages a variety of helpful tips on how to get, and stay, employed: how to perform some basic work skills, how to be the kind of employee that employers want to hire and keep, and how to adopt attitudes that make both the employer and the applicant/employee successful and happy. It also includes a few suggestions on how readers might downsize their lifestyles to fit the work they want to do, and how to know when a job is a bad fit and it's time to leave. Keep this book at your desk at all times. You never know when you'll need a little inspiration and motivation to survive - and thrive - in the workplace!

Student Supplements

The Job Survival Instruction Book: 400+ Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to Stay Employed  (ISBN-10: 1435457102 | ISBN-13: 9781435457102)

Surviving in today's workplace requires wisdom and wit. This newly revised edition of The Job Survival Instruction Book, Third Edition: 400+ Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to Stay Employed offers plenty of both for anyone who is employed or soon-to-be employed. This book offers workers of all ages a variety of helpful tips on how to get, and stay, employed: how to perform some basic work skills, how to be the kind of employee that employers want to hire and keep, and how to adopt attitudes that make both the employer and the applicant/employee successful and happy. It also includes a few suggestions on how readers might downsize their lifestyles to fit the work they want to do, and how to know when a job is a bad fit and it's time to leave. Keep this book at your desk at all times. You never know when you'll need a little inspiration and motivation to survive - and thrive - in the workplace!