As the live-in manager at her father’s funeral home in Burling Gates, Missouri, Vienna Oaks has succumbed to the mediocrity and abject loneliness of her life. Her days are suspended between the mundane and the misery of her clients’ throttling grief, of changing light bulbs, and encountering strangers as bereft as she. But after orchestrating the…
The rules have changed.Mergers, acquisitions, downsizing, re-engineering, outsourcing, massive layoffs, and the global economy have reshaped the job market.It's no longer enough to work year after year for incremental pay raises in exchange for job security.Employers today are driven by the bottom line; by and large, company loyalty and commitment have gone the way of the dinosaurs.
To get ahead in today's world you have to manage your career like your finances, by constantly planning ahead for your next job.Quit Your Job Often and Get Big Raises shows you how to get ahead – and dramatically increase your salary – by changing jobs frequently and leveraging your current position for something better.It shows you why you should do it, when to do it, and how to do it.
How to identify the industries with strong future growth
Why the ability to market yourself is crucial – and how to do it
When you should begin looking for your next job
How to hit the ground running when you do change jobs
And much, much more!
From the Trade Paperback edition.