Tack: The Young Adult's Guide to Getting In, Succeeding and Influencing Others in the Work World (Paperback)

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In Tack, young adults will gain a behavioral-based edge in the workplace with respect to: Getting in - They will have a framework to identify and convey their value, embody key behavioral dimensions that employers want to see, win with awesome first impressions, and employ exceptional behavioral-based interview and people skills; Succeeding - They will learn the research about how they were raised, educated, and are perceived by others. They will learn about the workplace landscape with multiple generations and how they can do their part to lessen the expectations gap by employing 20 ways to distinguish themselves from peers, and Influencing others - They will practice versatility by learning how to be more cognitively smarter, clinically insightful and psychologically equipped to deal with people and situations, and communicate more effectively to reach their goals. "I just wanted to give Mara a long, overdue thank you. I am officially an intern at The Broadway League and I could not have gotten it without her. I really appreciate the introduction, advice, and insights " Hillary G., Class of 2016, University of Michigan. "Good content. High level and useful." Paul J. "I was qualified for medical school but lacked confidence and a strategy. Before I met Mara, I interviewed at, and got rejected from, several schools. I was missing an essential component in the interview process. Mara was responsive and attentive. She provided me with 30 possible interview questions. She challenged me to answer each question and used my responses to evaluate my strengths and weaknesses. Mara provided feedback on how to "sell myself." She coached me through the wait-list process. She critiqued my letter of interest, advised me on how often I should call the school, and most importantly, never gave up on me. On August 8th, 2011, I was accepted to Temple University School of Medicine." Justin C., 24 years old, Medical Student. "Mara Weissmann played a huge role in securing my first job. She assisted me with the interview preparation. She spoke with me and made sure I was comfortable, confident and ready. Mara was a mentor and helped me to assess my skill set and understand that I would be best served for my future career if I focus on media planning. She had industry knowledge and helped me map out a strategic course for my entry level job search." Hillary M., University of Miami Class '10. "When faced with an incredibly difficult decision regarding a job opportunity, Mara helped me see all sides and come to the most informed possible decision. She was a huge career resource." JM.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781478763413
ISBN-10: 1478763418
Publisher: Outskirts Press
Publication Date: September 30th, 2015
Pages: 246
Language: English