9781137293183

A Woman's Framework for a Successful Career and Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9781137293183

  • ISBN10:

    1137293187

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-07-03
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Summary

Targeted specifically at women just entering or re-entering the workforce, A Woman's Framework for a Successful Career and Life is a comprehensive resource for any woman navigating her career while seeking balance in her life. The authors lay out the building blocks of a successful lifelong career, focusing on blending skills such as communication, negotiation, leadership, career path navigation, ambition, mentoring, work-life fit, and personal branding, all of which need to be done in a global environment. Each topic includes a summary of key research and offers realistic, concrete suggestions for how any woman can achieve success in both her career and life.

Author Biography

James Hamerstone led human resource departments for large global organizations. He has been a Professor for nine years, teaching international management, human resource management, and created a course, women in organizations, on which this book is based. Jim has an undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College and a Master's from Harvard. He and his wife live in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and Cleveland, Ohio.

Lindsay Musser Hough is a thirty-something working mother who has navigated a successful career in the management consulting industry. She has an undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College and a Masters of Public Administration from American University. She lives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania with her husband and their two children.

Table of Contents

PART I: DEVELOP - WHAT WOMEN NEED TO BUILD IN ORDER TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL CAREER

1. Build your…Network
2. Build your…Board
3. Build your…Brand
4. Build your…Communication Skills
5. Build your…Negotiation Skills
PART II: DELIBERATE - WHAT WOMEN NEED TO CONSIDER THROUGHOUT A SUCCESSFUL CAREER
6. Consider…Competition, Ambition, and Recognition
7. Consider…Leadership
8. Consider…Work Life Fit
9. Consider….Career Path Navigation
PART III: DO - HOW TO PUT THESE CONCEPTS INTO ACTION
10. Do…Develop a Plan

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