Women at Work: Perspectives, Experiences and Tips

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Northumbria University Press, 2005 - Social Science - 312 pages
This compilation details the challenges and sacrifices of a selection of high-caliber women who have achieved recognition and success both in their working and personal lives. Thought-provoking and inspiring personal profiles give us a glimpse into the lives of more than 40 women, many of whom have made a global impact through their work. A unique snapshot that shares the perspectives and experiences of nearly a century of outstanding women, the contributors include Countess Elizabeth Longford, Darcey Bussell, Sarah Doukas, Glenys Kinnock, Sally Magnusson, Heather Angel, Virginia McKenna, Rabbi Julia Neugberger, Anita Roddick, and Dame Helen Suzman. Additionally, it is a practical guide and resource with an emphasis on advice and practical tips aimed at women looking for a career change, a promotion, or a return to work. Covering a range of relevant topics that can aid many women in the workplace, this guide includes advice on psychological preparation, resumes, interviews, salary negotiations, and personal presentation as well as time management, childcare issues, stress, and workplace bullying.
 

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Contents

Chapter 2
19
Ms Rosie Barnes
37
Dr Qling Qling Dlamini
56
Dame Rennie Fritchie
61
Professor Christine King
76
A1RC Research Professor Institute of Psychiatry at the Maudsley
86
Business Executive Food Expert and Writer
90
International Concert and Opera Singer
106
Dame Helen Suzman
154
Chapter 4
173
Tips for Women at Work
193
Chapter 8
213
Chapter 10
239
Chapter 12
255
Chapter 13
271
Chapter 14
289

Rabbi J ulia Neuberger
112
Dr Jan Peters
126
Dame Cicely Saunders
141
Dame Lorna Muirhead 109
299
Chapter 16
309
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About the author (2005)

Anna Maslin has had an outstanding career in cancer care, working both nationally and internationally for many years. She has made a significant contribution to the development of psychological care for women with breast cancer, and has worked to enhance access to treatment information for women.

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