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The Careerist
Over 100 Ways to Get Ahead at Work

About the Book
Based on his weekly column in the Financial Times, Rhymer Rigby provides expert advice for those difficult career moments such as how to: make presentations, work a room, delegate effectively, bounce back from failure, fire someone, use extracurricular activities as an advantage, be more ambitious, make a good impression, ask for a pay rise, future proof a career, get headhunted, socialize with colleagues, find a mentor, deal with arguments at work, deal with stress, set goals, ... Expand

Authors / Editors

Rhymer Rigby
is a freelance journalist and has written for dozens of publications, including The Financial Times, The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent, GQ and Arena. He was previously the features editor for Business 2.0 and currently writes for Management Today and Human Resources. He is also the author of 28 Business Thinkers Who Changed the World (also Kogan Page).

Press Coverage
"[A] career guide from Rhymer Rigby as he advises readers on how to best further their own life's goals in their career, and make oneself invaluable as an employee and highly appealing to advancement. From going the extra mile in the career, realizing when to jump ship, knowing when to press your boss, and dealing with setbacks, 'The Careerist' is a wise and much recommended addition to any jobs or career collection." --Midwest Book Review

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Table of Contents


01 Moving onwards and upwards 
Dealing with a blot on your CV 
How to write a covering letter 
How to be interviewed 
What to do if you've chosen the wrong job 
A better job offer 
How to attract headhunters 
How to handle references 
Writing your CV 
Resignation etiquette 
Working during your notice period 
How to work with the person you will replace 
Finding a job while working 

02 Work and the rest of your life 
How to avoid burnout 
How to work part time 
Achieving a work-life balance while doing an ... Expand

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