100 Things You Need To Know: Starting Work: for Interns, New Hires, and Summer Associates (Paperback)
You're about to begin an internship, become a summer associate, or start your first job. More than anything, you want to make a positive first impression, one that will mark you as a consummate professional. You know it's critical to avoid mistakes that could damage your reputation or harm your employer. But it's tough figuring out what it is you don't know. Not to worry. Mary Crane has worked extensively with young professionals and their employers to develop a list of the 100 most important things you need to know as you enter the world of work--crucial information in "easy to absorb," almost tweetable chunks. You can't know everything. But tackle the "100 Things You Need to Know" before you start work, and you will successfully launch your career.
A graduate of the University of Missouri and George Washington University Law School, Mary Crane lobbied in Washington D.C. for nearly ten years before pursuing her lifelong interests in food and wine. She enrolled in the Culinary Institute of America, and upon graduation, worked at the White House as an assistant chef. During this time, Crane discovered the important relationships between food, wine, and business. Her desire to share this unique knowledge yielded Mary Crane & Associates. Today, Mary Crane travels North America delivering high-impact, high-energy programs to Fortune 500 companies, leading law firms, nonprofits, and colleges and universities. She helps students, interns, and new hires successfully make the critically important transition from school to work. Mary Crane has been featured on 60 Minutes, Fox Business News, and ABC Radio. She has been quoted extensively in a variety of print and electronic media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, Fortune.com, and CNN.com.