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WaterBrook Press Ninety-Nine Ways to Build Job Security

With news of layoffs and down-sizing, and with the unemployment rate on the rise, employees from factory line to corporate suite need to maximize their employability. Although most people have rudimentary knowledge on how to get a job, very few spend much time learning how to keep a job. 99 Ways to Build Job Security provides a practical overview of workplace attitudes, practices, and habits that will instill a great work ethic and improve anyone's chances of holding on to a job in a tough economic climate.
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Date:December 12, 2009
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Sara @ Embracing Destiny
99 Ways to Build Job Security is part of a series of books by Waterbrook Press that all begin with "99 Ways to . . ." They're affordable, quick reads that dispense common-sense advice on a certain topic. In seven chapters, each tidbit of advice is actually numbered 1-99. This book is meant to help the reader analyze work performance and attitudes that make an employee valuable to an employer. Things like enthusiasm, professionalism, keeping up-to-speed on the latest technology, working well with colleagues, etc. Each chapter begins with a scripture reference, which I like. Honestly, the advice is pretty common sense, common knowledge type information. I think it's meant to be used more as a personal evaluation tool to look for any areas in which you might need to work on. I know my DH already practices all these things in his job, so it's not exactly the kind of major changes he can make to preserve his career. I think this book would probably make a nice stocking stuffer for a recent high school or college graduate just beginning in their careers.
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