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Author Solomon, Muriel.

Title Getting praised, raised, and recognized / Muriel Solomon
Published Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [1993]


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 MELB  650.1 Sol/Gpr  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 290 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Rewards Being Perceived as a Winner -- Safeguarding Your Sidetracked Interests -- Hidden Agendas: Handling Intentionally Misleading Bosses -- Snookered: Knowing Your Vulnerability Reduces Deception -- Legal Robbery: When Another Project Gets "Your" Resources -- Welshers: Dealing with Bosses Who Habitually Renege -- I.O.U.s: Bartering's Better Than Giving Away Favors -- Outsider: When Someone Else Is Hired for "Your" Job -- Leapfrog: Being Bypassed Again on a Meaty Assignment -- Appropriators: When Bosses Use Your Ideas as Their Own -- Negotiating for the Action You Want -- Muzzled: Listening and Letting Others Speak First -- Pretending: Seeing Issues Through Another Guy's Eyes -- What's in It for Me: How to Link Both of Your Aims -- Trial Run: Arranging a What-Have-You-Got-to-Lose Test -- Breathing Room: Bargaining for Control Over Your Own Work -- Simon Legree: Conferring with the Slavedriver Boss -- Special Skills: Stating Your Case to Get More Training -- Usurpers: Retrieving Decisions a Boss Delegated to You -- Being Perfectly Clear About Everyone's Expectations -- Good Gamble: Improving the Odds by Betting on Yourself -- Alibis: Dealing with Excuses for Unmet Expectations -- No Surprises: Separating Fact from Fiction -- Mind Reader: Deciphering Intent from Your Ambigious Boss -- Self Protection: Documenting Agreements with Your Boss -- About That Raise: Improving Chances When You Risk Asking -- Lateral Move: Assessing Pros and Cons of a Transfer -- Job Interview: A Guide for Looking Like a Winner -- Fighting Your Fear of Sounding Foolish
Summary Here are 6 key goals the guide shows you how to easily achieve in your quest for rewards, recognition, attention, and respect: how to make yourself more valuable and demonstrate that value to your company; how to change your perception of how you see yourself and of how others see you; how to be reasonable in your expectations of what you expect from your boss and what he or she expects from you; how to use untapped sources of power from your job, from contacts, and from your own knowledge and expertise; how to improve your positive personality traits and eliminate your negative ones; and how to tactfully demand respect from others and become one of the most well-liked individuals in your office. Plus, dozens of charts, tables, and worksheets are your own personal hands-on tools for putting these ideas, tips, and techniques into action
Reduce tension and stress - discover how to make your work environment a more pleasant place to spend your day. This "how-to" handbook is especially written for the professional who is tired of waiting for that raise or promotion to drop in their lap, but lacks the confidence or know-how to get out and make it happen
Take the initiative - discover how to create your own opportunities and accept responsibility for making your job more important. Position yourself - whether it's making a lateral transfer or pitching in to do unfinished tasks, you'll see how to set yourself up for future moves. Get the credit and respect you deserve - stop giving away your good ideas and learn how to package and present your unsolicited proposals. Tune in to the needs of others - discover how to stand behind your coworkers and advance their self interests while you derive benefits for yourself. Build a bigger base of support - you never know who can help or hurt you, so use these bond-forming techniques to successfully make friends inside and outside your office and win over your enemies. Understand your option - when confronted with discrimination or harassment, follow the guide's tips for thinking first before speaking and you'll come out ahead
Today, job security hinges on your perceived value to your organization. If you want your contributions to become evident to the top brass, you need to create your own breaks and put yourself in the spotlight as often as possible. An impossible prescription for success? Not when you put this guide's career-building techniques to work. Getting Praised, Raised, and Recognized hands you the job-boosting tools you need to be seen as a winner, a skillful and innovative performer, a rising star, and a valued part of your company. You get uncomplicated strategies that get right down to the nitty-gritty of selling yourself to your bosses, plus step-by-step plans and word-for-word scripts that offer on-the-spot solutions to more than 100 specific symptoms of being undervalued and overlooked. Career-tested strategies show you how to:. Grab and keep attention - see how to let go of misdirected modesty to reveal your competence
Analysis Business Personnel Success
Notes Includes index
Subject Career development.
Interpersonal relations.
LC no. 92035568
ISBN 0133551571
0133551652 (paperback)