Summary

"Drawing on her experience at more than 100 companies, Deborahann Smith guides the reader throughout the world of temporary employment with humor, common sense, a Zen-like appreciation for the ever-changing present moment - and a healthy dose of enlightened self-interest. Among the topics are marketing yourself, dealing with agencies, negotiating pay and benefits, getting through the first day, community in the workplace, difficult relationships, job recognition, surviving job lulls, and going permanent."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Drawing on her experience of more than 100 companies, Deborahann Smith guides the reader throughout the world of temporary employment with humor, common-sense, a Zen-like appreciation for the ever-changing moment - and a healthy dose of enlightened self-interest. Among the topics covered are: marketing yourself, dealing with agencies, negotiating pay and benefits, getting though the first day, community in the workplace, difficult relationships, job recognition, surviving job lulls, and going permanent.