How to Go to Work

How to Go to Work The Honest Advice No One Ever Tells You at the Start of Your Career

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The definitive careers guide for starting out in today's working world

It's tougher than ever to get the fundamental skills you need to get started and thrive in your career.

Whether you are on your first Saturday shift, about to start an apprenticeship or climbing the leadership ladder, this is your indispensable guide to surviving and thriving at work.

Find out what really matters in getting hired for your first job and how to make the best start in your new role. Drawing on the collective wisdom of CEOs, creatives, scientists, activists and professionals in every industry, this is all you need to know about how to go to work.

From dealing with your mistakes to celebrating your successes, from making an impression on day one to building your resilience and protecting your values, How to Go to Work is packed full of all the vital advice you need to jump-start your fledgling career.

This vital practical guide will show you how to:

- Find the right work experience and internships to get you through the door
- Present your best self online and in person
- Gain confidence, authority and resilience and thrive in your role
- Navigate the ups and downs of starting your first or second job and help you make progress in your career

From office etiquette and how to make the most of any placement, to employment rights, how to deal with toxic workplaces, pensions and negotiating pay rises, How To Go To Work is the essential guide for anyone embarking upon or consolidating their career.

About the Publisher

Penguin Books

Penguin Books

The first ten paperback Penguin books appeared in 1935 costing 6d each (the price of a packet of cigarettes). Since then the Penguin list has developed enormously, but still aims to bring the best writing to the widest possible audience. Penguin Paperbacks now range from Booker Prize-winning contemporary authors, to mass market bestsellers, with successful history, biography and general non-fiction as well.

Book information

ISBN: 9780241399460
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 331.702
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: ix, 399
Weight: 230g
Height: 170mm
Width: 100mm
Spine width: 26mm