Not Intuitively Obvious: Transition To The Professional Work Environment is a book directed at one goal: to provide you with the knowledge to excel in the professional work environment without the requisite of devoting many years learning from mistakes. This priceless knowledge and eventual wisdom is not intuitively obvious and is offered to you from the memoirs of seasoned professionals who have learned these lessons through years of experience, trials, tribulations, and hardships.
This book will teach you how to manage the organizational perceptions that guide your professional destiny and is written from two perspectives: 1) a senior management perspective that details management thought processes and expectations of employees and 2) an employee’s perspective that sheds light on the reasons why some professionals rarely advance up the corporate ladder while others ascend successfully.
Your challenges, situational circumstances, and your conditions will be different, nonetheless, the concepts of integrity, ethics, perception management, performance, respect for others, and respect for your company, are everlasting. Apply the approaches described in this book and you will increase your chances of succeeding in your professional endeavors. During economically strained times, only those informed professionals who master the noted approaches are offered the best opportunity to secure and preserve their jobs within organizations.