AUTHOR: Carol Silvis

In tough economic times, it takes determination and hard work to get a job. The good news is that companies do hire mature workers. Job Hunting After 50 will give people the information they need to carry out an effective job search.
Carol Silvis
Carol Silvis

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101 Ways to Connect With Customers, Chiefs, and Coworkers
101 Ways to Connect With Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers tackles an important key to success in any career field—the ability to make successful, productive, and lasting connections. In today’s competitive work environment, forging strong relationships can make all the difference. In 101 Ways to Connect with Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers, career expert Carol Silvis, M.Ed., gives you the tools and techniques to help you work smoothly, efficiently, and productively with all types of people whether they are customers and clients, managers, or co-workers. The ability to successfully relate to others is a highly prized job skill, while the inability to communicate can be detrimental on the job.

This easy-to-read guide covers everything from developing a personal work ethic to maximizing professionalism, building healthy relationships, contributing to a positive work environment, and more. The tips are for seasoned employees and those new to the job market and will lead readers to greater job fulfillment and success.

101 Ways to Connect With Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers tackles an important key to success in any career field—the ability to make successful, productive, and lasting connections. In today’s competitive work environment, forging strong relationships can make all the difference. In 101 Ways to Connect with Customers, Chiefs, and Co-Workers, career expert Carol Silvis, M.Ed., gives you the tools and techniques to help you work smoothly, efficiently, and productively with all types of people whether they are customers and clients, managers, or co-workers. The ability to successfully relate to others is a highly prized job skill, while the inability to communicate can be detrimental on the job.

This easy-to-read guide covers everything from developing a personal work ethic to maximizing professionalism, building healthy relationships, contributing to a positive work environment, and more. The tips are for seasoned employees and those new to the job market and will lead readers to greater job fulfillment and success.

 

business
non-fiction

About Me

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Carol is the author of 101 Ways to Connect With Customers, Chiefs, and Coworkers (Cengage 2014), Job Hunting After 50 (Cengage 2011), Make Yourself Indispensable at Work (Cengage 2009) and college textbooks 100% Externship Success, CD, and online materials (Cengage, 2008), General Office Procedures 1st and 2nd editions and instructors’ manuals (Cengage, 2001). Her article "Time Management for Writers" was in the 2012 Writers Market. She has had a dozen creative non-fiction stories and inspirational pieces published in national magazines. Her children’s story won a 2007 St. David’s One-Day Conference Award.

Ms. Silvis was video interviewed in June 2009 by Tory Johnson of Good Morning America’s Job Club for ABCNews.com, AARP online, Yahoo, CBSMoneyWatch.com, and for newspaper articles on conference planning, modern business skills, and telephone techniques and manners. She has appeared twice on a Cornerstone TV half-hour talk show, where she discussed time management tips; on Moon Township Cable TV; and on a radio program.

For over two decades, Carol Silvis has trained adults in how to get a job, keep and enjoy it, and get ahead. She has a Master's in Adult Education, teaches and gives workshops and seminars for schools, businesses, and professional organizations. Her topics cover career development issues, resume preparation, customer service, stress management, telephone techniques, human relations/teamwork, effective communication, correspondence writing, office technology, and time management/organization.

Carol is president of Pennwriters, Inc., a 440-member writing group. She won the 2008 Meritorious Service Award, was a past Authors’ Advocate, and the 2005 and 2007 Conference Coordinator. She lives in Murrysville with her family.

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