- By Michael Dam

Thriving At Work: What They Didn't Teach You in School

  • Title: Thriving At Work: What They Didn't Teach You in School
  • Author: Michael Dam
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 342
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Thriving At Work What They Didn t Teach You in School If you are new to the workforce or want to jump start your career Thriving At Work delivers a proven and practical roadmap to achieve success from day one and throughout your career More than a dozen

    If you are new to the workforce or want to jump start your career, Thriving At Work delivers a proven and practical roadmap to achieve success from day one and throughout your career More than a dozen executives from well known multi national companies have given their complete endorsement after reviewing this book Even though most companies today believe college graduatIf you are new to the workforce or want to jump start your career, Thriving At Work delivers a proven and practical roadmap to achieve success from day one and throughout your career More than a dozen executives from well known multi national companies have given their complete endorsement after reviewing this book Even though most companies today believe college graduates lack the crucial skills to be ready and to succeed in the workplace, Michael Dam wants to help you prove them wrong Drawing from over twenty five years of professional as well as teaching experience, the author shares his insight and real life examples that will help you fast track your career, avoid potential pitfalls and not having to learn the hard way Designed and organized for easy reading, the book is split into different sections, so you can easily read about the topics you re interested in at the moment, and be able to refer back to the book throughout your career The author discusses at length on topics such as getting the right job, getting a head start and standing out at work, handling pressure situations, dealing with difficult co workers and managers, managing your career paths, and successfully navigating the many challenges you will face throughout your career A great companion for college graduates and seasoned professionals alike, Thriving At Work is a timeless book for achieving career success.

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    1. Great advice for someone who has just graduated or just started at a new job. I had no idea what I was doing after college, but this book helped a lot. Showed me some things I didn't know, showed me some things I already knew but with an upgrade, this is probably the best all around guidance someone could get.

    2. Thriving at Work! That's truly what this book helps you conquer. Corporate world is an enticing world for the young and new, yet can be extremely overwhelming in both good and complex ways, as it can lead to tremendous angst and stress as we get entwined in the complexity of how to deal with situations that can make or break our career. I found the author's ideas and recommendations in this book would have delivered a "win-win" solution in many situations I have faced in my 15 years of work life [...]

    3. This book is unique, one-of-a kind in its category. It's especially ideal for people new into their career or people, like myself, who struggle to make a name for themselves at work. I read and felt like the author was talking to me. The examples and work situations he described really resonated with me. I wish I had read this book earlier in my career. What makes this book unique is in its approach to reach the readers. It's very easy and quick reading. It's like I was talking to a mentor. The [...]

    4. Very compelling read. I identify so much with the topics covered; it's like the author was walking in my shoes. The examples of real work and career situations are relevant. What I like most is the solutions and ideas from the author are practical and I can apply them to situations at work. I would've handled many situations I faced at work differently if I had this book. It's clear that the author was speaking from extensive experience, of being there and done that. What he shared is real inste [...]

    5. This book should be read by college students and young professionals who have just entered the workforce. The book outlines the career sequence every professional has to go through to grow and thrive at work. The book provides the readers a general idea of what skills and abilities are needed to get ahead or embrace a competitive advantage among a crowd of graduates. This book can be accessed at different points of time because the book permeates different stages of one's career and it will be a [...]

    6. This book, Thriving At Work, is extremely impactful, organized and easy to read! The first chapter I read, I was completely hook and couldn’t put it down! The author did an amazing job with organizing and structuring the book in a way that you can jump from one chapter to another without feeling lost. I majored in business and have read many business books throughout my undergraduate and graduate school and if I had one book to recommend to future students for achieving success in business, it [...]

    7. As someone who has worked for large and small companies, both as an individual contributor as well as a people manager, I can readily say two things: 1. I wish I had access to this book early on in my career journeywould have made my entry into the workforce easier and more clear, and 2. although i've been working now for nearly two decades, this book is one that I'll keep on my bookshelf as I found many things to be immediately relevant and helpful. The author has a personable writing style tha [...]

    8. Excellent read. Ideal for people new to workplace or people struggling to make it in their career. I find a lot of what the author covered is common sense approach and skills on how to work with people. But especially now a day, common sense skills are sorely lacking. I see this at work all the time, people don't know how to work with others or worse, make work a hostile environment. This book is very timely. It helps remind me of the importance of learning and continuing to develop the "soft" s [...]

    9. Thriving At Work is an easy ready and has provided me with a lot of great examples of how I can set myself up for success in my career. As someone who’s early in their career, I’ve found the tips to be extremely helpful- from navigating my job search, to figuring out how to best work with varying personalities, to gracefully resigning from a position! Michael shares a lot of his personal examples which help reassure readers that a lot of challenges faced and questions in the workplace is nor [...]

    10. If you are new to the workforce or want to jump start your career, read this book. It is a no B.S straight to the point book that shows you what you need to do to succeed at work and in your career. The author paints a road map on how to achieve success at any phase in one's career. I wish I had this book 10 years ago, but even now when reading it, I find many nuggets in the book to be quite relevant and that I can apply at work. There are numerous real work examples of the challenges people wou [...]

    11. Thriving at Work is rich with important advice for those learning to navigate within a company workforce which could be pretty complex – it’s like having your own personal coach! It covers many of the soft skills which are sometimes even more important and not taught in any schools -- read this and you will immediately gain wisdom that would typically take years to acquire. It's rich with practical advice and examples, and great not only for those early in their careers, but anyone who wants [...]

    12. Essential guide to navigating your career for new graduates. This book presents and teaches the intricacies, subtleties, and hierarchy of the workplace in a fashion that enables the reader to enter the workforce a more prepared and experienced employee without having to go through the trials and tribulations of an entire career. Overall, a smart and practical collection of tips and strategies that provides great clarity into the professional world.

    13. Honestly, I first thought that this would be a very boring to read, but I was totally wrong. What makes it interesting and captivating to me is that it is based on life experience, and therefore, I could connect and recall many described situations. I love the way it’s organized to enable the reader to read precise topics without having to go through the whole book.I really like this book and strongly recommend it to all, from newly graduate to long time professionals.

    14. Loved this book! It is full of useful information gathered from Michael's extensive career experience. If you want to know how to get started in your career, how to interview and write a resume, or how to deal with difficult bosses and co-workers (we've all had em), among many other career steps, it's in this book. It's like having a career mentor in your pocket.

    15. Practical, smart, and well-written. You can tell the author has a lot of experience. Things you don't think about every day on the job, but are helpful in all the different aspects of a job are described with expert skill and insight. I have the kindle version so I can check pertinent chapters anywhere! Highly recommended for any one who wants a leg up in their career.

    16. "Thriving at Work" is filled with caring advice, rich with relatable personal experiences and well thought-out topics that are not openly discussed in other books. You'll find it's just like having a personal career coaching within reach!

    17. A Quintessential read for anyone who is in his early stages of career. A very perfect read and I could relate to so many practical situations in my work life. Hats off to the author to really share his experiences with the youth of this generation. There is so much one can learn and imbibe.

    18. This is a great book! I wish it has been published when I was first starting my career. Still even 20 years later I have found it useful on several occasions recently and have referred it to several friends dealing with work issues that are covered in the book.Great Read!

    19. Highly recommended if you are seeking for "behind-the-scenes" tips of how to advance in your career or mentor others. I believe this book will fit all levels of readers.

    20. Thriving At Work is an excellent book. Incredibly well written and so insightful. This book is applicable the professional and newly graduates. Michael Dam gives excellent advice, suggestions and above all great questions for anyone looking for a new job, a new career or trying to find oneself, especially for the new graduate. Highly recommend to everybody.

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