Expert help for polishing your English skills for the workplace
You are on an upward career track, but English still may give you a bit of trouble. Do not let language get in your way to success "Perfect Phrases ESL: Advancing Your Career" helps you say the right words at the right time in any situation. Author and ESL specialist Natalie Gast introduces you to scenarios, business slang, and other linguistic issues that typical language texts don't go into--for example, the nuances of dealing with conflict, your attitude at work, the written word, and job-seeking skills for a newcomer to the language. Developed for career track professionals in the global workplace who lead meetings, conduct performance evaluations, write management reports, and much more. Hundreds of helpful English phrases for everyday communication.
How To Use This Book; Getting Down To Business; You and Your Attitude at Work; Becoming Indispensable; Time Management; Communication Is the Key; Dealing with Conflicts; The Written Word; Applications, Checks, and Other Forms; E-mails and Faxes; Memos, Notes, and Letters; Larger Writing Projects; Proofread Everything; Moving On Up; Networking for Stepping Up; Job Applications, Resumes and Cover Letters; Job Interviews; Follow-up; Participating in and Leading Meetings; Meeting Protocol and Etiquette; Brainstorming and Decision-Making Meetings; Team and Department Meetings; Videoconferencing, Teleconferencing, and Webinars; Professional Development; Self Evaluation; Giving and Accepting Feedback; Job Coaching; Performance Evaluation Meetings; Resources for Professional Development; Self Confidence and Selling Yourself, in a Nutshell
Preface: How To Use This Book Part One: Getting Down To Business; Chapter 1. You and Your Attitude at Work; Chapter 2. Becoming Indispensable; Chapter 3. Time Management; 4. Communication Is the Key; Chapter 5. Dealing with Conflicts; Part Two: The Written Word; Chapter 6. Applications, Checks, and Other Forms; Chapter 7. E-mails and Faxes. Chapter 8. Memos, Notes, and Letters; Chapter 9. Larger Writing Projects; Chapter 10. Proofread Everything; Part Three: Moving On Up; Chapter 11. Networking for Stepping Up; Chapter 12. Job Applications, Resumes and Cover Letters; Chapter 13. Job Interviews; Chapter 14. Follow-up; Part Four: Participating in and Leading Meetings; Chapter 15. Meeting Protocol and Etiquette; Chapter 16. Brainstorming and Decision-Making Meetings; Chapter 17. Team and Department Meetings; Chapter 18. Videoconferencing, Teleconferencing, and Webinars; Part Five: Professional Development; Chapter 19. Self Evaluation; Chapter 20. Giving and Accepting Feedback; Chapter 21. Job Coaching; Chapter 22. Performance Evaluation Meetings; Chapter 23. Resources for Professional Development; Appendix: Self Confidence and Selling Yourself, in a Nutshell.
Series: Perfect Phrases Series
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 22nd April 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 12.5
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1