5 Necessary Skills to Maintain Employment in Tumultuous Times

by Richard S. Pearson


Book Details

The Job-Seeker's Bible

How to Find and Keep the Right Job

Whether you're searching for a new job or trying to hang on to the one you have,

5 Necessary Skills will give you the advantages you need. You'll learn:

• how to be proactive

• how to be cognizant of and recognize what's going on in your company

• the importance of networking

• the importance of finding a mentor

• and how to deal with bad bosses.

Those people who exhibit the 5 Necessary Skills are the ones who will get and hold

onto the best jobs-and you could be one of them.

"Does the prospective boss accept criticism or blame when the going gets tough? Be

wary of people who constantly dish out criticism but can't take a healthy dose themselves."

-Guy Kawasaki, Author, Co-Founder of Alltop.com (http://career.alltop.com)


Book Excerpt

The 5 Skills can be instrumental in maintaining continuous employment. There are no guarantees in life, but you can stack the deck in your favor by developing these skills. More important than any job, is maintaining your self-worth. If you develop and practice these five proficiencies, you will be a step ahead of the game. Not only will you feel more secure about your future and how you make a living, but you will exhibit confidence and be a more productive employee.


About the Author

Richard S. Pearson

About the Author: Richard S. Pearson has held vice-president positions with four multibillion-dollar travel industry companies and three Internet early stage companies. His experience has given him a unique perspective on how to navigate the organizational structures of both large and small companies. He has hired and trained hundreds of employees from frontline salespeople to vice presidents, and coached many through their careers. Pearson loves to travel and has visited the European and Middle Eastern capitols, the far reaches of Asia, the Himalayan Mountains, and the Gobi Desert. He is an avid cyclist, skier, and fly-fisherman residing in Colorado.

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