First Job Fundamentals

First Job Fundamentals gives you what you need to know to be most effective in your first role. There's 13 shows, each of which shares a piece of what it takes to be successful at work. Every one of them tells you exactly what to do and say, helping you develop into an effective professional and a valued member of your bosses' team, FAST. We also tell you what NOT to do and say - you won't be falling into the traps that others fall into!

In addition, we explore and explode the myths of the workplace - the things you've been told, which executives know to be false.

Buy now to benefit from this knowledge, or to share it with someone who needs it, BEFORE there's any chance to make the mistakes that hold you back.

As with all our products, we'll be increasing and enhancing this series over time. We'll add value to your purchase and help you get even better in the coming years.

How to Purchase First Job Fundamentals

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What's Covered in First Job Fundamentals?

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Chapter #1: Results And Relationships- The most important thing you need know about success in your career. Results and relationships ARE the definition of success - not one or the other, but both.

Myth #1: I Have Rights!

Myth #2: I Don't Have To Pay Dues!

Chapter #2: Learn Your Way Around - Who do you need to meet and get to know? Power in organizations isn’t in the same shape as the organization chart. You need to know where it is in order to develop strategic relationships.

Myth #3: Corporate History Doesn't Apply To Me!

Myth #4: Caring About My Career Isn't Cool!

Chapter #3: Your Commute - You might think that your commute is a trivial detail. We’d argue it isn’t – but if you can get the trivial details squared away, you can concentrate on the big things – like results and relationships.

Myth #5: Cool Is More Important Than Results!

Myth #6: Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet And Bill Gates Are Successful. I Should Be Like Them!

Chapter #4: The Importance Of Administration - Organizations run on administration. It’s boring, but important. AND there’s a way to handle it without letting it take over your life.

Myth #7: Tech Is The Only Industry That Matters!

Myth #8: People Owe Me Their Knowledge!

Chapter #5: Security - All those movies about hackers and people stealing intellectual property and corporate secrets? They’re based on truth. Security is taken very seriously in organizations – and there are consequences for your career if you don’t.

Myth #9: Job Offers Are A Negotiation!

Myth #10: Output Is All That Matters!

Chapter #6: Personal Organization - How do you increase your chances of getting results? Stay organized. It’s a lot more complicated than it was in school – but there are tricks to help you.

Myth #11: Working From Home Is My Right!

Myth #12: Starting Your Own Company Is About The Money!

Chapter #7: Company Technology - Get ready to be disappointed. It probably won’t be new, or cool and it’ll be locked down. Worst of all – it’s not yours. Why does that matter? We’ll tell you.

Myth #13: I Know The Right Company For Me!

Myth #14: Your Opinion Has Weight!

Chapter #8: Professional Communication - From here on out, every conversation you have, email you send and breath you take will communicate something to your boss. Make sure it’s the right thing.

Myth #15: Ideas Matter More Than Results!

Myth #16: Technology Matters!

Chapter #9: The Right Attitude - There’s good attitudes, and bad attitudes. What do you need to do to be told you have a good attitude (which is the secret to promotion)?

Myth #17: Texting While Talking Is Okay!

Myth #18: Getting To Know Senior People Matters

Chapter #10: Dealing With Interruptions - When you’re the lowest rung on the ladder, it can feel like you’re at everyone’s beck and call. How do you ever get any work done? In this cast, we’ll tell you.

Myth #19: My Boss And I Are Equal!

Myth #20: Being Early And Staying Late Is Political

Chapter #11: Stay Informed - Information is power. Where to find the information you need and how to keep up with it.

Myth #21: Big Companies Aren't A Good Place To Start!

Myth #22: I Don't Respect My Boss, Therefore I Don't Treat Him As A Boss

Chapter #12: Not All The Rules Apply To You - There’s a complex set of rules in organizations – many of which are unwritten. In this cast, we disentangle them and show you how they work.

Myth #23: Traditions Don't Matter!

Myth #24: Individual Contributors Of 20 Years Must Not Be Smart!

Chapter #13: Scheduling Your First Week - Everyone wants you to ‘hit the ground running’. That means having a plan. In this cast, we’ll help you get a plan together.

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