Climbing the Corporate Ladder Safely
Mark Hansen’s refreshing advice is to focus not on achieving career success but on the knowledge, skills, and values that increase your value to your company and help you recognize opportunities. Readers of his first book, Out of the Box, know that Mark has experienced his share of mergers, acquisitions, and downsizing. In his new book, the former ASSE President looks at career advancement from a 360° perspective. For example, he shares resume writing tips—tailored specifically to SH&E professionals, but also how to read resumes in identifying the best candidates. As Mark explains, safely advancing up the career ladder involves more than technical knowledge, it involves self-awareness and cultural awareness, good communication skills, empathy and leadership. Mark shares his understanding and experience on these important subjects while providing important self-assessment tools, including: “Testing Your Promotability,” “Check Your Culture IQ” and “Take a Personal Power Inventory.” Where ever you are on the career ladder, whether you want to re-enter the job market or move out or up, Mark Hansen provides important answers as well as tools to help you make the right career move. 2011, ASSE; softcover, 334 pages, ISBN # 978-1-885581-57-0.