Slave to a job : master of your career by Sean McLoughney
By: McLoughney, Sean.Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA), 2011Description: xi, 200 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781877529245.Subject(s): Careers | Entrepreneurs | Employees | Brands | Personal development
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It's your career: managing yourself like a business -- Planning: your business plan to keep working -- Quality assurance: set yourself apart by adding real value to your customer/employer -- Marketing: protect your personal brand -- Research and development: personal development and understanding your true value -- Sales: networking your way to success -- Audit: yesterday a slave to your job, today a master of your career.
Challenges people to change their mindset from being an employee to being an entrepreneur in the workplace. Outlines how to adapt to the changing work environment by using practical business skills to find and keep the best jobs, while also bringing value to your employer. Sets out a five-step approach to managing your career: think like an entrepreneur, treat your employer as your most important customer, grow your personal brand, develop your skills and devise a business plan to stay employable.