“100 Things You Need to Know” Book Series

Starting Work Mary CraneStarting Work

for Interns, New Hires, and Summer Associates

You're about to begin an internship, become a summer associate or start your first job. More than anything, you want to make a positive first impression, one that will mark you as a consummate professional. You know it's critical to avoid mistakes that could damage your reputation or harm your employer. But it's tough figuring out what it is you don't know.

Not to worry. Mary Crane has worked extensively with young professionals and their employers to develop a list of the 100 most important things you need to know as you enter the world ofwork--crucial information in easy-to-absorb, almost tweetable chunks.

You can't know everything. But tackle the "100 Things You Need To Know" before you start work, and you will successfully launch you career.

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Starting Work Mary CraneNetworking

for Student and New Professionals

Whether you’re still in school or launching a career, few things will contribute more to your long-term success that building a series of personal and professional networks. Yet, many people avoid networking. Some see it as little more than schmoozing--making ingratiating small talk for personal gain. Others wrongly believe that they don’t possess natural networking talents. They’ve seen coworkers casually walk into a room and move from one conversation to another. Hesitant networkers feel certain that “working a room” is just not what they do best.

If you’ve put off developing this important skill, don’t worry. Mary Crane has developed a list of the 100 most important things you need to know as you begin to build your networks--crucial information in easy-to-absorb, almost tweetable chunks.

You can't know everything. But tackle the "100 Things You Need To Know" about networking and you will start building networks that help you achieve your goals.

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Business Etiquette Mary CraneBusiness Etiquette

for Student and New Professionals

Possessing good manners won't ensure you receive a job offer or close a really big deal. However, displaying bad manners can keep an employer, coworker or client from seeing the talents you've worked so hard to develop. That's why every student and new professional needs a fundamental understanding of business etiquette.

If you've felt uncertain what to do or say in any business setting, don't worry. Mary Crane has put together a list of the 100 most important things you need to know about business etiquette from the moment you begin to prepare for your first job interview to the day you leave on an all important business trip--crucial information in easy-to-absorb, almost tweetable chunks.

You can't know everything. But tackle the "100 Things You Need To Know" about business etiquette and you will position yourself as the consummate professional.

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Time Management

for Student and New Professionals

The moment you start work, time management skills become critical to your success. Unfortunately, your formal education has done little to prepare you for this challenge. Remember following a semester syllabus? Those days have ended. Now your typical workday is completely unpredictable. You constantly confront changing priorities, loads of disruptions, and multiple supervisors all of whom impose a deadline of “yesterday.”

If you find yourself seriously pressed for time, you've come to the right resource. Mary Crane has developed a list of the 100 most important things you need to know to manage your time effectively—crucial information in easy-to-absorb, almost tweetable chunks.

You can't know everything. But tackle the "100 Things You Need To Know" about time management, and you'll make the best use of your time at home and work.

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Professionalism Mary CraneProfessionalism

for Student and New Professionals

Most employers report that today’s colleges and universities graduate some of the smartest students this country has ever seen. However, those same employers complain that many new hires lack a series of critically important professional skills. “I can teach a junior associate how to draft an iron-clad contract,” senior law partners have told me, “but I can’t teach a new hire how to think through a problem or behave in front of a client.”

If you need to position yourself as a successful new professional, you’ve come to the right resource. Mary Crane has developed a list of the 100 most important things you need to know in easy-to-absorb, almost tweetable chunks.

You can’t know everything. But tackle the “100 Things You Need to Know” about professionalism, and you’ll perfectly position yourself to succeed at work.

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