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You Know You’ve Earned a Promotion… Does Your Boss?

Get the Recognition You Deserve

Want a promotion or higher pay, but don’t know exactly how to go about achieving either? These titles will inspire you to communicate your value and show-off your stuff at work:


Great On the Job: What to Say, How to Say It: The Secrets of Getting Ahead
by Jodi Glickman

Has your mind ever gone blank when the boss called on you in a meeting? If yes, then this is the book for you!




Self-Promotion for Introverts: The Quiet Guide to Getting Ahead
by Nancy Ancowitz

You don’t have to be outgoing to succeed. This book discusses the tips and tricks for the quieter half of the population.




The Unforced Error: Why Some Managers Get Promoted While Others Get Eliminated
by Jeffrey A. Krames

Using tennis metaphors, Krames discusses how to get ahead and succeed in business.




Pushback: How Smart Women Ask–And Stand Up–For What They Want
by Selena Rezvani; Foreword by Lois P. Frankel

Leadership consultant Selena Rezvani argues that self-advocacy is critical to success, using interviews with top business leaders to illustrate the best steps to the top.




What’s Stopping Me from Getting Ahead? What Your Manager Won’t Tell You About What it Really Takes to be Successful 
by Robert W. Goldfarb

You do a great job at work. Your boss values you. But you wonder: What’s stopping me from getting ahead? Goldfarb identifies twelve basic reasons why some people get ahead while others are left behind.



Brag! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It
by Peggy Klaus

Don’t like being considered a show-off? Klaus explains how to get the attention you deserve without coming off in a bad light.




Ugly Betty: The Complete First Season
DVD [2007]

Laugh and enjoy Betty’s travails as she counters the shallowness of her colleagues to succeed at work and earn their respect.



Need information to help you with career, job application or higher education search?

Contact Arlington Public Library’s College & Career Librarian:

  • Call 703-228-5988
And if you need assistance with your resume, don’t miss our Dec. 12 Central Library session with Northern Virginia Community College.

Arlington County’s Employment Center is also available for job search assistance, resume assistance, aptitude tests & training referrals, and workshops & seminars.



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