"I wish I had this book 10 years ago but I am definitely thrilled to have it now. Alan has written a gem for the HR professional at all levels. This is a straight forward, easy to read, guide to finding success in your HR career."
Bryan Hunt, Senior Human Resources Manager, Boeing Corporation
"With humor, heart and a no-nonsense style, this is a book that gets you unstuck and back on track with your career. It's a must read; as a senior leader in human resources, I plan to buy a copy for all of my team members."
Mary Ellen Schopp, Senior Vice President Human Resources, Lawson Products
"Having known Alan for years, I'm not surprised that he has written such a powerful book for HR professionals. Chapter 22 is especially inspirational for those of us trying to figuring out what we want our professional and personal legacy to be."
Michael Oliver, Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Pactiv Corporation
"Unwritten HR Rules is well-written, offers practical advice and simply inspires one to achieve the best that one can reach in his or her HR career. I wholeheartedly recommend it."
Andreea Boier-Jennings, Director - Human Resources, Mainstream Advertising, Inc.
From the Back Cover
Are you ready to discover HR career advancement strategies your company doesn't tell you about? If so, then you're ready to read Unwritten HR Rules. This book reveals blunt, no bull, un-sugarcoated secrets for skyrocketing your career as an HR professional. If you aspire to reach an HR executive role and want to understand the realities of getting there, you must have this book in your personal library. Find out what it really takes to blast your HR career to the next level and attain the success you've always dreamed of. Dig into this book and you'll learn:
*The real secret to impressing your business leaders as an HR professional.
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*The awful, brutal and unpleasant truth about advancing your career in HR.
*Sneaky, but brilliant little ways to use LinkedIn to boost your HR career.
*Steps you should take to avoid getting insulting 2-3% merit increases.
*How to use the Tiger Woods' career model to move your career forward.
*The P.O.W.E.R. formula that makes great HR jobs come to you served up on a silver platter.
*What to do when you mess up in HR and still come out ahead.
*How 70% of all HR jobs are really filled -- no matter what your company tells you!
*Why you need to embrace the F-word and use it regularly.
*How to make more money and build your wealth faster in HR.
*The 5-minute time investment you must make to avoid sabotaging your career.
*Networking strategies that apply just to HR professionals.
*Your G.R.A.N.D. circle of relationships, including two people you must always keep on speed dial.
*And much, much more.