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Inside knowledge : how women can thrive in professional services firms / by Alison Temperley

By: Temperley, Alison.
Publisher: Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2017Description: xxii, 228 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781787145665.Subject(s): Professional women | Careers | Professional firms | Gender equalityOnline resources: Download as an eBook
Contents:
An analysis of the uneven playing field -- Why should you focus on your career now? A call to be conscious because you are important -- Working to get the most out of your time and your brain - your key tools for success -- What do you offer your firm? -- Are you ambitious? If so what are you ambitious for? -- Where are you starting from? Getting feedback -- Taking stock -- Impression management - what do you do and how do you talk about it? -- Politics - how do you get involved? -- Stepping forward -- Who knows what you do - effective and efficient networking -- Sponsorship - the sharp end of your developmental network -- Role models -- Finding your equilibrium -- Being commercial -- Developing your business -- Making the most of your appraisals -- Preparing for promotion processes. APPENDIX: Questions from promotion panels.
Summary: Provides practical guidance for women working in professional services firms. Reveals how to identify strengths and weaknesses, navigate office politics and develop business. Offers tips and exercises to help women build a successful professional career.
List(s) this item appears in: Women's personal and career development
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Book Book Australia
209 TEM 2017 (Browse shelf) Not for loan CA010040
EBook EBook International
ProQuest eBook (Browse shelf) Link to resource eBook Available as an ebook here
Book Book New Zealand
209 INS (Browse shelf) Not for loan CA013143
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An analysis of the uneven playing field -- Why should you focus on your career now? A call to be conscious because you are important -- Working to get the most out of your time and your brain - your key tools for success -- What do you offer your firm? -- Are you ambitious? If so what are you ambitious for? -- Where are you starting from? Getting feedback -- Taking stock -- Impression management - what do you do and how do you talk about it? -- Politics - how do you get involved? -- Stepping forward -- Who knows what you do - effective and efficient networking -- Sponsorship - the sharp end of your developmental network -- Role models -- Finding your equilibrium -- Being commercial -- Developing your business -- Making the most of your appraisals -- Preparing for promotion processes. APPENDIX: Questions from promotion panels.

Provides practical guidance for women working in professional services firms. Reveals how to identify strengths and weaknesses, navigate office politics and develop business. Offers tips and exercises to help women build a successful professional career.

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