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The Skills: From First Job to Dream Job - What Every Woman Needs to Know
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Mishal Husain
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The Skills: From First Job to Dream Job - What Every Woman Needs to Know

Mishal Husain



Business & Economics;
Advice on careers & achieving success


320 pages

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The ultimate handbook for women on how to take your career, aspirations and experience to the next level.

Gathering together advice for women of all ages, whether they are new graduates, working mothers or simply seeking a career change, The Skills explains:

How to present yourself to maximum effect, in person and online How to prepare for quick wins, big moments and plan for long-term goals How to gain confidence and authority How to navigate the ups and downs of a long working life and build resilience Drawing on Mishal's own experience, interviews with experts and with inspirational figures from Martha Lane Fox to Malala Yousafzai, The Skills will guide women in honing the abilities they need to thrive in whatever field they choose.

By:   Mishal Husain
Imprint:   4TH ESTATE
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   edition
Dimensions:   Height: 222mm,  Width: 141mm,  Spine: 27mm
Weight:   410g
ISBN:   9780008220631
ISBN 10:   0008220638
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   November 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Mishal Husain is one of the presenters of BBC Radio 4's influential Today programme and the television news on BBC One. In twenty years in journalism she has worked on big international as well as British stories and become known for interviewing, presenting on location and for critically acclaimed documentaries. Her work has taken her from Davos to Rohingya refugee camps and from interviewing Prime Ministers to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Born in the UK in 1973, she grew up in the Middle East and was later educated at Cambridge University, where she read law. She also has a Master's in Law from the European University Institute in Florence.

`A compelling primer on how women can forge a path to success. The practicality and clarity of Husain's advice offers a source of new strength for women in the daily battle to both fulfil their potential and get their due in the workplace' Tina Brown `This book is a must-read for anyone (woman or man) who aspires to reach the top of their game' Miriam Gonzalez Durantez `From speaking up to rising up, this book is full of practical advice for young women ready to realise their full potential' Malala Yousafzai `This is the perfect guide on how to get where you want to be' Red `With the confidence and authority of a woman who has both attained her dream job and loves it, she meditates on what it took for her - and other women - to work their way there. This is not a memoir; it's more a feminist manifesto' Daily Mail `This is the new go-to handbook for every working woman' Emerald Street `A brilliant book' Claudia Winkleman `The Skills: A must-read new book by my BBC colleague @MishalHusainBBC. Her subtitle says it all: From first job to dream job, what every woman needs to know' Christiane Amanpour

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