In ´´True Professionalism, ´´ trusted business expert David Maister argues that providing the best and most efficient services to clients involves a personal commitment to self-improvement and meeting the needs of others. This invaluable guide book of insights and strategies is written for all professionals and firm leaders who wish to adhere to ethical, professional procedures, and make money while doing it.
Navigating your dream career can be a difficult thing. Whether you´re starting out or starting over, Kerr and Power provide advice to help you navigate the corporate ladder. Their tried and tested rules to live by will give you the tools you need for each step up to success in your career.
Der neuste Fall für Cormoran Strike & Robin Ellacott - das cleverste Ermittlerduo der britischen Kriminalliteratur. Nachdem Robin Ellacott ein mysteriöses Paket in Empfang genommen hat, muss sie zu ihrem Entsetzen feststellen, dass es ein abgetrenntes Frauenbein enthält. Ihr Chef, der private Ermittler Cormoran Strike, ist ebenfalls beunruhigt, jedoch kaum überrascht. Gleich vier Menschen aus seiner eigenen Vergangenheit fallen ihm ein, denen er eine solche Tat zutrauen würde - und Strike weiß, dass jeder von ihnen zu skrupelloser, unaussprechlicher Grausamkeit fähig ist. Während die Polizei sich auf den einen Verdächtigen konzentriert, der für Strike immer weniger als Täter infrage kommt, nehmen er und Robin die Dinge selbst in die Hand und wagen sich vor in die düsteren und verstörenden Welten der drei anderen Männer. Doch als weitere erschreckende Vorfälle London erschüttern, gerät das Ermittlerduo selbst mehr und mehr in Bedrängnis...
The Career Anchors instrument is designed to help clients identify their anchors and to think about how their values relate to their career choices. While this model has stood the test of time, there are many changing factors in the market that require a fresh look at the content. This new edition of a classic career development tool provides readers with updated coverage and data that reflects the current world of work and looks at how people think of their careers and the qualities they haven´t considered or simply take for granted.
Based on her research of 800 biotechnology companies and 3,200 biotechnology executives, Harvard Business School professor Monica Higgins discovered that one firm-Baxter-was the breeding ground for today´s most successful biotechnology ventures. This phenomena of one organization spawning an industry has also been seen in the high-tech (Hewlett-Packard) and semiconductor industries (Fairchild). However, until now there has been no suitable explanation of why and how these organizations were able to create the next generation of industry leaders. Career Imprints shows why Baxter was so successful in spawning senior executives and offers an understanding of what it takes for an organization to produce leaders that will dominate an industry for years to come. In this important book, Higgins shows that an organization´s ´´career imprint´´3/4the result of company systems, structure, strategy, and culture3/4that employees take with them throughout their careers is the key to creating great leaders. By understanding these factors, staff, human resource executives, and CEOs can analyze their own organization´s career imprint and develop leaders.
Written by experienced careers advisor Steve Rook, the new edition of this indispensable guide will help readers to develop the skills they need to land their dream job. It breaks the career planning process down into manageable steps, from researching roles and gaining work experience to crafting a stand-out CV and impressing at interview. It also includes practical guidance on networking, entrepreneurship and responding to job offers. Packed with reflective activities, top tips for successful applications and real life case studies, it contains everything students need to develop their skills, get their foot in the door and set themselves up for a fulfilling future. This text will be core reading for students on a wide range of career-related and employability modules. It will also be an invaluable resource for students researching their career options independently.
Today is Sunday, June 17, 2007. Father´s Day. Naturally, the obligatory, carefully selected cards, phone calls, and small gifts arrived from the children and grandchildren. Best wishes for Father´s Day were also the first words in the morning from Heidel, my wife of 54 years, although for many years I had made the comment: ´´I am not your father. ´´ But, in the frame of my life´s experiences th th in the 20 century, as I intend to summarize them over the next few years, the 17 of June has much deeper significance. This was the day in 1953 when we finally fled from our life of oppression which had lasted 20 years. Two successive dictatorships, one of Hitler and the other of Stalin, caused the most horrific slaughter of civilians and soldiers, eclipsing all prior history. During these first years of my life, I was plainly lucky to survive. After this day, I had a much better chance to experience the freedom needed to lead a life of creativity, satisfaction, and ultimately prosperity, all directed largely by our own decisions. th The 17 of June 1953 was a Wednesday. I stayed in the apartment of my parents in my hometown of Brandenburg, in the German Democratic Republic (GDR), the former Russian occupied zone of Germany. The summer vacation of the Humboldt University in East Berlin, some 40 mi further east, had just started. But, I was alone with my father, ´´Vati.