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E-books on Career Development

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The Essentials of Business Etiquette: How to Greet, Eat, and Tweet Your Way to Success - Barbara Pachter
Publication Date: 2013

The Definitive Guide to Professional Behavior Whether you're eating lunch with a client, Skyping with your boss, or meeting a business partner for the first time--it's all about how you present yourself. The Essentials of Business Etiquette gives you 101 critical tips for improving behavior in any business situation--all delivered in a quick, no-nonsense format.

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Getting Ahead - Marshall Goldsmith (Foreword by); Joel A. Garfinkle
ISBN: 0470915870
Publication Date: 2011

In Getting Ahead, one of the top 50 executive coaches in the United States, Joel Garfinkle reveals his signature model for mastering three skills to take your career to the next level: Perception, Visibility, and Influence. The PVI-model of professional advancement will teach you to: (1) Actively promote yourself as an asset and valuable person inside the organization, (2) Increase your visibility to gain others' recognition and appreciation for your efforts and (3) Become a person of influence who makes key decisions inside the organization.

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101 Secrets to Career Success - Rashika Fernando
Publication Date: 2010

This book takes a holistic approach, providing a comprehensive collection of tips you'll need to succeed professionally--on the job, in the workplace, and also in life. The tips are motivational, inspirational, and practical--you can use them to help develop a successful and personally rewarding career in any field.

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