The definitive careers guide for starting out in today's working world
It's tougher than ever to get the fundamental skills you need to get started and thrive in your career.
Whether you are on your first Saturday shift, about to start an apprenticeship or climbing the leadership ladder, this is your indispensable guide to surviving and thriving at work.
Find out what really matters in getting hired for your first job and how to make the best start in your new role. Drawing on the collective wisdom of CEOs, creatives, scientists, activists and professionals in every industry, this is all you need to know about how to go to work.
From dealing with your mistakes to celebrating your successes, from making an impression on day one to building your resilience and protecting your values, How to Go to Work is packed full of all the vital advice you need to jump-start your fledgling career.
This vital practical guide will show you how to:
- Find the right work experience and internships to get you through the door
- Present your best self online and in person
- Gain confidence, authority and resilience and thrive in your role
- Navigate the ups and downs of starting your first or second job and help you make progress in your career
From office etiquette and how to make the most of any placement, to employment rights, how to deal with toxic workplaces, pensions and negotiating pay rises, How To Go To Work is the essential guide for anyone embarking upon or consolidating their career.
The way work... works is rapidly changing. This book is the resilience you need to adapt and thrive as you enter the workplace
A vital book to anyone trying to get their head round the challenges or work. Deadly serious advice delivered in a style that is never deadly serious. An important but entertaining read
Full of invaluable advice for those at the start of their career
Solid, practical advice on everything from resumes to testing to working for a bad boss, interning, making an impression and building a network of allies that can sustain you throughout your career. Fresh, lively and invaluable. Plus it's fun to read!
Crucial insider information to help you quick-start a successful career
This book is essential for a generation of talent who aren't equipped with what it means to start employment. It's delivered with sophistication and humour. A must read
This insightful and amusing tome will have you running to work, gleefully, in the correct trousers
Everything a young job seeker needs in one place - an essential resource
A refreshing take on career guidance
I wish I'd had this resource when I was growing up and starting work