For a new graduate who has never worked an office gig this book is probably not all common sense advice and tipsFor anyone who s been working for several years many tips like don t wear flip flops to work and don t be afraid to ask
uestions are the sort of no brainers that are the sort of no brainers that me uestion the younger generation s intellectThough I ve been working several years the useful topics to me were on self promotion administrative work and negotiating raises all important for me as I work in a highly male dominated fieldTo determine if this book is relevant to your needs I suggest reading the en I can t say this book adds much value to a person It has somewhat interesting points and ok pieces of advice that s why i gave it two stars but i don t think this book is a must for every young woman stepping into the labor force I would honestly not recommend it to any of my friends This book is my new pink bible for professional corporate advice While tailored specifically for new college graduates who have not experienced a corporate environment before new college graduates who have not experienced a corporate environment before of all experience levels in the 20 s and 30 s can find some fantastic and very practical advice and tips in this book It s an easy and fun read and written for the modern business world which we all work in and can relate to I assumed that the use of the word New Girl in the title *of this book was 100% ironic and that this book was a guide for Young Ladies or even Womyn *this book was 100% ironic and that this book was a guide for Young Ladies or even Womyn can t cope with the colossal moral dilemnas and demeaning experiences that having a job seems to present at least for me Thank you for that rude awakening Hannah SeligsonThis book does discuss some of the ways that female managersexecutives are restructuring the workplace and it does emphasize the importance of supporting rather than competing with other women But Seligson also devotes Perused this book because I was curious about the author I had heard her on NPR and her last name is my maiden name so I wanted to read her book Pretty sure we are not related but I thought the advice was good and the book was well researched and written. Or success Think Ann Taylor not Forever 21 Just ask Overcoming your fear of the dumb uestion and getting the answers you need to succeed It's just business Developing a thick skin X Y Navigating male female dynamics at the office Nice is the new mean Building successful relationships with female coworkersLoaded with real life advice helpful lists and uick take away points to get you off on the right foot New Girl on the Job gives you everything you need to take charge of your career and climb the ladder to success. I picked up this book because I recently started working at an office so I m a New Girl myself It s a great book Although I work at newspaper a lot of the information still applied It s written in a way that you can go about highlighting ey information that you can apply to you career as a New Girl including specific dialog to make you not sound like a n00b but instead a professional I only wish it would have been longer though and in depth especially about how to fit in My grandma bought this for me Shh Anyway it was pretty good It was written in a very journalistic style with a lot of uotes from some interesting women A lot of simple office politics things I already new or could
Figure Out For Myself Though Because I out for myself though because I worked in an office environment for 5 years now There were some good tips for what to do when you get fired and how to approach your superiors with confidence For various personal reasons namely changing jobs I figured it was high time I read this book that my mom it was high time I read this book that my mom to me last year Hannah Sigelson s book New Girl on the Job Advice from the Trenches Whether or not it will prove to be useful in my new jobs remains to be seen but it certainly seems to be full of very good advice It s uite well researched the author interviewed a ton of highly successful career women and also a ton of young women who had recently entered the workforce There s a fairly heavy focus on white collar corporate jobs the ind of thing that reuires a college degree but since that is actually the ind of jobs I have I am not complaining The book is short and readable although there are times when I think it gets a bit tweebuzzwordy in the way it discusses certain concepts the book is less than 200 pages long but it has a seven page glossary It covers a good breadth of topics from dealing with bad bosses to what mentoring actually means Some of it seems *Pretty Obvious Flirting At Work Isn T Good For Getting *obvious flirting at work isn t good for getting seriously that sort of thing but other information is much less so like how to avoid getting stuck with all the assistantadministrative tasks What do Bobbi Brown CEO of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Soledad O'Brien co host of CNN's American Morning and Jill Herzig executive editor of Glamour magazine all have in common They've all been the New Girl on the Job just like you And in this book you'll gain access to their hard won wisdom and strategies for success In New Girl on the Job author Hannah Seligson blows the lid off of one of the most common and least discussed topics facing young women today Surviving and thriving in the workplace Through interviews with.
Hannah Seligson ó 7 Free readUst because girls tend to be better at them It also discusses stuff like perfectionism *and near the end of the book takes a turn for the fairly explicitly feminist *near the end of the book takes a turn for the fairly explicitly feminist discusses the dangers of inter female sabotage both as a concrete possible problem at work and as part of the larger picture of women in the working world and the social forces that shape our success or lack of itOverall I d say it seems like a good recommendation for any other young women looking for or just starting workOriginally posted at I think it s a good book for someone just entering the workforce an entry level professional As a mid career professional I was interested in reading bits about adjusting to a brand new job The title suggests that the tips can be either for entry level professionals or those switching to a new job I think many
Tips Are Good And The Perhaps A Woman Who Isare good and the perhaps a woman who is into the workforce could benefit I did find the tips in Chapter 2 most helpful when it comes to the first few weeks at a new job What I didn t like is how many anecdotes are totally steeped in sexist Yes the workforce is very sexists and holds women to sexist standards but I don t expect a book on career coaching women to rely on that same sexism An example is a list of what not to wear in the workforce I get it that we are judged by our appearances and modesty is the best bet I just find it a turnoff that we have to feel like we re walking this thin line of professional versus attractive constantly It s demeaning I think Anyways the book is alright and it does provide a guide to women looking for straightforward guidance in the workplace I read this book directly after Megan Hustad s How To Be Useful and this book doesn t stand up well in comparison The tone comes across as insincere and preachy in comparison I would give this book 2 stars but I found the chapter on mentorship to be very informative instead of just the same old advice You have to have a mentor it includes very basic information about how to approach a mentorship relationship how to manage it and how to get the most of it. Some of the best and brightest businesswomen in the country meticulous research and one on one chats with hundreds of New Girls starting out in their careers New Girl on the Job provides you with all of the information you always wanted to now about workplace success but were afraid to ask Inside you'll find valuable tips and information you can put to use right away You never get a second chance Making a iller first impression Is this the real me Being yourself while maintaining a professional attitude Dress ,