PART IV

Images

IT’S YOUR RESPONSIBILITY: CAREER ADVANCEMENT AND JOB SEARCH

Your actions—good and bad—will have an impact on your career. Sometimes the impact may be subtle, but at other times it will be quite clear where you made a good move or had a misstep.

Consider these two scenarios and their outcomes:

•   A boss emailed an employee that he would have to move his desk as a result of office restructuring. The employee, reluctant to move, fired back this response: “Hell, no. I’m not doing that!” The man was demoted.

•   One woman took all the right steps to land her dream job:

This job started with an introduction by a mutual acquaintance, followed ...

Get The Communication Clinic: 99 Proven Cures for the Most Common Business Mistakes now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.