Creating Positive Personal Images for Professional Success is a book filled with guidelines for success in both private and public life. It is directed to young adults just entering the work world as well as to people who want to move up in their chosen profession. Guidelines are provided for projecting a positive personal image, for communicating effectively in multiple ways, for maintaining positive relationships in social and professional life, and for becoming a respected professional.
Some people will need the basics which are certainly included here, but others will want to know more about how to move up in the profession in which they are already involved. That information is included as well!
Topics are specific, ranging from how to be comfortable when talking with new acquaintances, to how to respond to inappropriate language in the workplace. Other topics are more general with discussions of items ranging from the use of social media to gift-giving among colleagues.
In essence the book provides guidelines for success as a professional worker.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Number of pages: 122
Weight: 209 g
Dimensions: 228 x 153 x 9 mm
Edition: 2nd Edition
"Patsy Hallman's work at this university where she has successfully guided students into the professional world for over 30 years makes her an excellent person to write this book of guidelines for young professionals." -- Judy Abbott, Dean, College of Education, Stephen F. Austin State University
"Dr. Hallman is the very person to write about professional success. Her numerous awards from state, area, and local levels are testimonies to her knowledge on the subject. We are so convinced of this that we named her `Citizen of the Year' for our town in 2009!'" -- Bruce Partain, Chamber of Commerce, Nacogdoches County, TX
"The topics so well-presented in this book provide the guidelines for the employee we want in our company - the person who is set for success and upward mobility." -- T. Hatcher, Director, HR
"Young professionals who have the material in this book will have a step up in their quest for professional success. The topics on personal image, communication, relationships, and professionalism are right on target!" -- Gwen Choate, Author, THE SACK, and Other novels