Work, Sister, Work: How Black Women Can Get Ahead in Today's Business Environment

Work, Sister, Work: How Black Women Can Get Ahead in Today's Business Environment

by Cydney Shields

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Overview

Specifically tailored to the particular needs of black women, this empowering book is filled with the information that will help them find their way in today's work environment. Foreword by Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congressional Delegate.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780671873059
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 02/02/1994
Edition description: 1st Fireside ed
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,056,790
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction: Why Can't She?xiii
Authors' Notexv
1Breaking the Silence1
2The Burden of Her Color20
3The Survival Challenge33
4Success Planning: "Don't wait for your ship to come in, swim out to meet it."48
5Out of the Gate, and Off to a Running Start77
6Fatal Actions85
7Shaping Up Your Image99
8Corporate Street Smarts: "It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you control the game."118
9Changing the Odds138
10I'm Happy But Sad to Be Here150
11Job Shopping With Ease168
12Fed Up and Fighting Back!209
13Facing a Layoff?221
14Why Don't You Just Mind Your Own Business?229
15Black Women Can Win!250
16One Last Lap to Go!262
Appendix AImage Source List265
Appendix BJob Shopping Resources266
Appendix CCareer Resources Targeted for Minorities and Women269
Appendix DBusiness Programs by State277
Appendix EBest Places for Blacks to Work281
Index283

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