I think it s a good book for someone just entering the workforce an entry level professional As a mid career professional I was interested in eading bits about adjusting to a brand new job The title suggests that the tips can be either for entry level professionals or those switching to a new job I think many tips are good and the perhaps a woman who is fresh into the workforce could benefit I did find the tips in Chapter 2 most helpful when it comes to the first few weeks at a new job What I didn t like is how many anecdotes are totally steeped in sexist Yes the workforce is very sexists and holds women to sexist standards but I don t expect a book on career coaching women to A Wizard in Love rely on that same sexism An example is a list of what not to wear in the workforce I get it that we are judged by our appearances and modesty is the best bet I just find it a turnoff that we have to feel like wee walking this thin line of professional versus attractive constantly It s demeaning I think Anyways the book is alright and. What do Bobbi Brown CEO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Soledad O'Brien co host of CNN's American Morning and Jill Herzig executive editor of Glamour magazine all have in common They've all been the New Girl on the Job just like you And in this book you'll gain access to their hard won wisdom and strategies for success In New Girl on the Job author Hannah Seligson blows the lid off of one of the most common and least discussed topics facing young women today Surviving and thriving in the workplace Through interviews with.
It does provide a guide to women looking for straightforward guidance in the workplace I can t say this book adds much value to a person It has somewhat interesting points and ok pieces of advice that s why i gave it two stars but i don t think this book is a must for every young woman stepping into the labor force I would honestly not ecommend it to any of my friends I assumed that the use of the word New Girl in the title of this book was 100% ironic and that this book was a guide for Young Ladies or even Womyn who can t cope with the colossal moral dilemnas and demeaning experiences that having a job seems to present at least for me Thank you for that ude awakening Hannah SeligsonThis book does discuss some of the ways that female managersexecutives are Tigers in Normandy restructuring the workplace and it does emphasize the importance of supportingather than competing with other women But Seligson also devotes two pages to the subject Crying at Work and includes a list of techniues to hold back the tearsFind out what. Some of the best and brightest businesswomen in the country meticulous Presidential Secrecy and the Law research and one on one chats with hundreds of New Girls starting out in their careers New Girl on the Job provides you with all of the information you always wanted to know about workplace success but were afraid to ask Inside you'll find valuable tips and information you can put to useight away You never get a second chance Making a killer first impression Is this the eal me Being yourself while maintaining a professional attitude Dress
To do if you are asked to to blot grease off of your male boss fried chicken or buy sexy lingerie for his 20 year old girlfriend Do I feel better yet My grandma bought this for me Shh Anyway it was pretty good It was written in a very journalistic style with a lot of uotes from some interesting women A lot of simple office politics things I already knew or could figure out for myself though because I ve worked in an office environment for 5 years now There were some good tips for what to do when you get fired and how to approach your superiors with confidence I ead this book directly after Megan Hustad s How To Be Useful and this book doesn t stand up well in comparison The tone comes across as insincere and preachy in comparison I would give this book 2 stars but I found the chapter on mentorship to be very informative instead of just the same old advice You have to have a mentor it includes very basic information about how to approach a mentorship Hume on Religion relationship how to manage it and how to get the most of Or success Think Ann Taylor not Forever 21 Just ask Overcoming your fear of the dumb uestion and getting the answers you need to succeed It's just business Developing a thick skin X Y Navigating male female dynamics at the office Nice is the new mean Building successfulelationships with female coworkersLoaded with Master Plots: Race and the Founding of an American Literature, 1787-1845 real life advice helpful lists and uick take away points to get you off on theight foot New Girl on the Job gives you everything you need to take charge of your career and climb the ladder to success.
Hannah Seligson is a regular contributor to The New York Times Sunday Business Section where she writes about Gen Y the workplace and innovation among other topics Her work has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal Forbes and SlatecomHannah first book New Girl on the Job Advice from the Trenches a career guide for young women was called a must read for every woman entering the wo