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Career Resources at NYU Shanghai
This guide shares career related resources and services for NYU Shanghai students.
Networking is your career lifeblood—whether you work for someone else or are an entrepreneur. You can have the best skills or concept in the world, but if you aren’t making new connections and expanding your reach, your efforts are going to stagnate pretty quickly. So here are six critical tips and methods to help you improve your networking skills.
By consciously tailoring these four elements—your picture, headline, outreach message, and About section—you’ll dramatically improve your cold networking response rate. Good luck. And always remember: when networking, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Do you feel awkward at networking events? Do you wish you could decode people? You need to learn the science of people. As a human behavior hacker, Vanessa Van Edwards created a research lab to study the hidden forces that drive us. And she's cracked the code.
In Give and Take, Adam Grant, an award-winning researcher and Wharton's highest-rated professor, examines the surprising forces that shape why some people rise to the top of the success ladder while others sink to the bottom.
Ferrazzi's form of connecting to the world around him is based on generosity, helping friends connect with other friends. Ferrazzi distinguishes genuine relationship-building from the crude, desperate glad-handling usually associated with networking. He then distills his system of reaching out to people into practical, proven principles.
The definitive guide to working with -- and surviving -- bullies, creeps, jerks, tyrants, tormentors, despots, backstabbers, egomaniacs, and all the other assholes who do their best to destroy you at work.
The Vault Guide to Networking provides insight and advice into identifying your existing network—you already have one whether or not you think you do—and growing and maintaining it. Expert information describes how to master and use social media, such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, to advance your networking and fuel your career while avoiding the many pitfalls of posting online. Chapters include: What Is Networking and How Does It Help You Find a Job; Identifying Your Network: Whom Do You Know; Expanding Your Network; Be a Connector: Helping People in Your Network; Why Social Media Is Important; Making the Most of Social Networks for Your Job Search; Networking through Hobbies and Social Activities; How to Warm Up Cold Calls; Following Up with Your Network (Even if They Drop the Ball); Tapping Your Network for Career Success; How to Maintain and Manage Your Network; Keep Networking (Even after You Have a Job).
The Etiquette Edge gives you a crash course on modern business manners. New advice explains how to navigate sticky situations at work, including digital interactions that are easy to misinterpret--and hard to mend. From interviewing etiquette and dress codes to working in close quarters and communicating upward, you'll master the essentials of making a great impression and building relationships.
Alkon explains that we now live in societies too big for our brains, lacking the constraints on bad behavior that we had in the small bands we evolved in. Alkon shows us how we can reimpose those constraints, how we can avoid being one of the rude, and how to stand up to those who are. Alkon answers the twenty-first century's most burning questions about manners, including:
Why do many people, especially those under forty, now find spontaneous phone calls rude?
In examining English manners, Henry Hitchings delves into the English character and investigates what it means to be English. Sorry! presents an amusing, illuminating, and quirky audit of British manners. From basic table manners to appropriate sexual conduct, via hospitality, chivalry, faux pas, and online etiquette, Hitchings traces the history of England's customs and courtesies.
More than a mere etiquette book, this restored edition will be entertaining (and even useful) for anyone making their way in modern civilized and polite society, and a subtle gift for the rude neighbor, the thoughtless dinner guest, or the friend or relative in need of a refresher on proper behavior.
With style, wit, and delightful commentary throughout from her granddaughter, Liv Tyler, on everything from being a good guest to finding a balance with technology, Modern Manners is the must-have guide to ensure your success.
In this invaluable handbook, Post addresses the topics men really need to master to succeed in business and in life--how to act and to conduct themselves in a plethora of common and not so common circumstances in the office, at a wedding, on social media, when dating, etc.
The perfect guide for Millennials living on their own for the first time who wish to establish themselves properly in the workplace--as well as for Baby Boomers in the midst of planning their children's weddings, entering retirement, and helping to care for elderly parents
Negotiating a deal in China requires patience--a well-known Confucian virtue; persistence--something which comes with time; and survival instincts--something that comes with persistence. Negotiations in China may come as a culture shock, laced with frustration. For the experienced China trade negotiator, it is a never-ending learning process. The stories in the book, all based on actual happenings, will not only amuse but will provide hope to many foreigners engaged in the often drawn -out and frustrating process of negotiating a deal in China.