Thriving At Work: What School Doesn’t Teach You (International Edition)
A smart and practical guide full of real-world examples and expert advice. Here are skills that are not usually taught in school and can otherwise take years to learn – often the hard way!
“Technical” skills + “Soft” skills = Work and Career Success!
This book is for the young people who are beginning to dip their toes in the professional world as well as current professionals. It provides a proven roadmap to fast-track your career. In the increasingly global workplace of today, being conversant with international business culture is the key to success.
Thriving At Work is a smart and practical guide full of real-world examples and expert advice. Here are skills that are not usually taught in school and can otherwise take years to learn – often the hard way!
- How to Write a Compelling Resume
- How to Prepare for Interviews
- How to Run and Facilitate Meetings
- How to Understand and Use Business Idioms
- How to Handle Conflicts
- How to Ask for a Raise
- How to Work with Your Managers
- How to Handle Workplace Politics
“An absolute gem… A personal bootcamp for invaluable soft skills. Every future-ready professional should read this!” – Kian Chong Lee, Board Director, BNF/Boston Business School
Dennis Mark has more than 30 years of experience in the Information Technology industry, holding senior leadership positions including Vice President and General Manager of Solutions & Services for HP Inc Asia Pacific. In his international consulting capacity, Dennis provides business subject matter expertise supporting organisational development, critical research and business decisions.
Michael Dam is an Adjunct Lecturer at Santa Clara University, California. He conducts career talks at universities as well as teaching career workshops, and provides individual coaching to career professionals. Michael holds an MBA and participated in the prestigious Accelerated Executive Leadership Program at Stanford University.