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CNN business correspondent and co-author of Mavericks at Work...

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New Girl On the Job: Advice from the Trenches

Avoid becoming “assistantized” and learn what to do when you make a mistake. (It happens to all of us.)
Posted: 02/08/2008 12:35 PM EST more »


New Kid on the Block: 10 Steps to Help You Survive and Thrive in the First 100 Days of Your New Job

This book includes a 10-step guide to the first 100 days of your job, including the best ways to mingle with colleagues and make a great impression.
Posted: 02/08/2008 12:20 PM EST more »


Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers

Sometimes you can’t hold back if you want to get ahead. Learn how to avoid being treated like a “girl” and how to land a new promotion and a corner office.
Posted: 02/08/2008 12:16 PM EST more »


Secrets to Winning at Office Politics: How to Achieve Your Goals and Increase Your Influence at Work

From personal experiences, McIntyre tells it how it is in the “corporate jungle.” She offers specific advice on many aspects of office politics, including building positive relationships and turning rivals into allies.
Posted: 02/08/2008 12:24 PM EST more »


Sink or Swim!: New Job. New Boss. 12 Weeks to Get It Right.

This day-by-day, week-by-week guide contains information on “Sink or Swim” skills you need to succeed, which include goal setting, time management, professional image and more.
Posted: 02/08/2008 12:36 PM EST more »


So You're New Again: How to Succeed in a New Job

There are always individuals changing jobs, so this book outlines the best ways to “break in” quickly, learn what the organization is really about and help contribute to that cause.
Posted: 02/08/2008 12:18 PM EST more »


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Improving yourself can only help you in a new job. Lean from these habits, such as fairness and integrity, and try to incorporate them into your life—if you haven’t already.
Posted: 02/08/2008 12:15 PM EST more »