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Reading: Jenny Foss: Do This, Not That: Career
Annie Bloom's welcomes local author Jenny Foss for an in-store event. Jenny will give a talk on her unlikely career path to becoming a published author. Her new book is Do This, Not That: Career: What to Do (and NOT Do) in 75+ Difficult Workplace Situations.
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About Do This, Not That: Career:
A must-have step-by-step guide on what to do (and what NOT to do) in the workplace featuring clear instructions and helpful scripts so you can deal with any unexpected situation at work. How do you deal with a difficult boss who is always unavailable? How should you handle a coworker who never completes their portion of a project on schedule? How can you establish a strong work-life balance when starting a new job? The workplace can be full of challenging situations and no matter how passionate, frustrated, excited, or downright angry you feel, it’s important to stay polite and professional. Whether you struggle with finding the right words or simply aren’t sure how to approach a topic, Do This, Not That: Career is here to help! This book gives you the tools you need to move forward productively so you can learn when to let go and move on. You’ll find more than 75 common workplace issues that cover everything from your first day on the job to your last. For each situation, discover what to do and what to avoid, then learn exactly how to make it happen. Find tips to reframe your thinking, simple scripts to help you figure out what to say, and even advice on your next steps depending on your initial response. Do This, Not That: Career is your one-stop-shop to handling any situation that work throws your way so you can prepare yourself for a successful career.
Jenny Foss is a long-time recruiter, job search strategist, and the founder and CEO of the internationally recognized career website, JobJenny.com. She also partners with LinkedIn in developing career-focused video courses for their LinkedIn Learning platform. Through all of her work, Jenny aims to provide exceptional, accessible, and easy-to-act-upon advice that enables people to thrive in their careers. A Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), ferocious Scrabble player, and mean margarita maker, Jenny lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, three kids, and rescue dog Daisy.